Entertainment Bob Saget Dead at 65: Margaret Cho, Joel McHale, Andy Cohen & More Stars Pay Tribute
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Tributes, memorials and condolences are pouring in for the late
Following, many of his famous friends and former co-stars remembered him with touching tributes.
Fellow TV star and veteran stand-up comedian Margaret Cho told ET shortly after the news broke, "He was an amazing comedian and a really warm and generous man. It doesn’t seem real to me yet as I just saw him last week and it’s hard to even imagine him not being here. He was the best."
Kat Dennings, who appeared alongside Saget in the 2001 sitcom Raising Dad, took to Twitter to share her shock, writing, "Oh god. Bob Saget!!! The loveliest man. I was his TV daughter for one season and he was always so kind and protective. So so sorry for his family."
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Oh god. Bob Saget!!! The loveliest man. I was his TV daughter for one season and he was always so kind and protective. So so sorry for his family.— Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat)
Close friend and fellow comedian Gilbert Gottfried shared a selfie he recently snapped with Saget and write that he is "still in shock" after hearing the tragic news.
"I just spoke with Bob a few days ago. We stayed on the phone as usual making each other laugh," he wrote. "RIP to friend, comedian & fellow Aristocrat Bob Saget."
Still in shock. I just spoke with Bob a few days ago. We stayed on the phone as usual making each other laugh. RIP to friend, comedian & fellow Aristocrat Bob Saget.— Gilbert Gottfried (@RealGilbert)
Joel McHale shared an emotional message reflecting on Saget's passing, tweeting, I’m so shocked at @bobsaget’s passing. One of the most kind & thoughtful people I’ve ever come across & he just happened to be one of the funniest on the planet."
Tributes flow for Full House star Bob Saget: 'There wasn't a kinder person in Hollywood'
Tributes are flowing from Hollywood stars and the entertainment industry following the news of Full House star Bob Saget's death. The actor and comedian passed away aged 65 after being found in his hotel room in Florida, according to TMZ. Orange County Sheriff's Office later confirmed Saget's death in a statement via Twitter, writing, "Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.
"I will miss you so much Bob. Love you dear friend. I’m so sorry @kellyrizzo. And so sorry to the rest of the family," McHale added.
I’m so shocked at— Joel McHale (@joelmchale) ’s passing. One of the most kind & thoughtful people I’ve ever come across & he just happened to be one of the funniest on the planet. I will miss you so much Bob. Love you dear friend. I’m so sorry . And so sorry to the rest of the family.
Comedian, actor and podcaster Marc Maron tweeted a message of mourning as well, writing, "Oh no. RIP Bob Saget. Truly one of the nicest guys and so funny. Very sad."
Oh no. RIP Bob Saget. Truly one of the nicest guys and so funny. Very sad.— marc maron (@marcmaron)
Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen paid tribute as well, sharing, "He had the biggest heart and wore it on his sleeve. He was so generous with his feelings. A mensch. #BobSaget"
He had the biggest heart and wore it on his sleeve. He was so generous with his feelings. A mensch.
Death of Bob Saget: The actor of the party at home died at the age of 65
© Richard Shotwell / AP / SIPA Death of Bob Saget: the actor of the party at home is deceased At the age of 65 Bob Saget actor, who played the unforgettable Danny Tanner in the house, died on January 9 at the age of 65. His body was found for life in the hotel room he occupied. Bob Saget died at the age of 65. The actor was found dead in a hotel room in Orlando, Florida.— Andy Cohen (@Andy)
Here are some of the many tributes that stars have shared in Saget's memory.
I’ll miss Bob Saget so much. He was as kind as he was funny.— Nikki Glaser (@NikkiGlaser)
Seeing this tweet from B.J. six days ago and I agree. You couldn’t find a nicer or sharper wit than Bob Saget. Shocked and devastated. ????????????— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin)
There wasn’t a kinder person in Hollywood than Bob Saget. I am having trouble wrapping my head around this. I do not want to believe this. It’s all too much to handle.— Josh Gad (@joshgad)
Just the funniest and nicest…— Jon Stewart (@jonstewart)
Lost a great guy and a friend.
RIP Bob Saget— Guy Fieri (@GuyFieri)
We lost a giant today— Julian Edelman (@Edelman11)
This is insane. He was so young, and one of the sweetest comics around. Kind and genuine every time you saw him. What a loss.
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Bob Saget, Comic and Star of TV’s ‘Full House,’ Dies at 65— Aisha Tyler (@aishatyler)
Rest In Peace, Bob Saget. 65 is too damn soon.— Rex Chapman???????? (@RexChapman)
“When you’re lost out there and you’re all alone, a light is waiting to carry you home….everywhere you look.”
Rest In Peace, Bob Saget. ????????— Charles Booker (@Booker4KY)
RIP Bob Saget, 65.
What sad news. Such a funny, charming man.— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan)
in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Florida. The Orange County Sheriff's Office confirmed the news on Twitter Sunday afternoon.
"Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene," the Sheriff's Office wrote. "Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case. #BobSaget"
Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.
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The Medical Examiner’s Office will ultimately determine cause and manner of death, the Orange County Sheriff's Office added in a statement to ET.
Saget has been on his I Don't Do Negative stand-up tour of the country, and performed on Saturday at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall in Jacksonville, Florida.
Saget took to social media Saturday night to share his appreciation for the audience and expressed his renewed love for stand-up comedy.
"Okay, I loved tonight’s show @pontevedra_concerthall in Jacksonville. Really nice audience. Lots of positivity. Happened last night in Orlando last night at the Hard Rock Live too. Very appreciative and fun audiences," Saget captioned the post. "Thanks again to @comediantimwilkins for opening. I had no idea I did a two hour set tonight."
"I’m back in comedy like I was when I was 26.I guess I’m finding my new voice and loving every moment of it," he added. "Goin’ everywhere until I get the special shot. And then probably keep going cause I’m addicted to this s**t. Peace out. ✌️"
Bob Saget's widow Kelly Rizzo speaks for first time since actor's death: 'Trying to not think I was robbed of time' .
Bob Saget's widow, Kelly Rizzo, has spoken out for the first time since the actor's death in a heartfelt tribute on Instagram. "My sweet husband. After much reflection this week, I'm trying, really trying, to not think I was robbed of time. But instead to think: How lucky was I that I got to be the one to be married to THE MOST INCREDIBLE MAN ON EARTH," Rizzo captioned a photo of her with the Full House star, who died aged 65 on January 9. "I"My sweet husband. After much reflection this week, I'm trying, really trying, to not think I was robbed of time.