An eternal bond. Almost six months after the death of Bob Saget, former Full house fellow players Lori Loughlin and John Stamos gathered to honor his legacy.
“I think it was very heartwarming,” Loughlin, 57, said of people’s reactions to Saget’s death as he sat next to Stamos, 58, during an Instagram Live session on Friday, June 10. “People I don’t know would come up to me and they would say, ‘I’m so sorry for your loss,’ and people would talk to me about how much Bob meant to them.”
She continued, “He was everyone’s father: He was part of everyone’s childhood. I still have a hard time believing Bob is gone.”
That When the heart calls Alum joined her former Full house Husband, John Mayer and comedian JeffRoss To discuss Saget’s memory and Netflix release Dirty Daddy: The Bob Saget Tributewhich was released on the streaming platform earlier that day.
“He always wanted a Netflix special,” Ross, 56, said during the Instagram video. “I don’t think anyone’s funeral has been televised since Lady Diana died, so the fact that it’s happening now for Bob is kind of bittersweet, but I think he’d be proud of it. Proceeds go to causes Bob cares about. I hope people feel a little bit better after seeing it because I know I felt a little bit better.”
The “punk rock Shiva” saw the likes of 44-year-old “Your Body Is a Wonderland” singer Ross, Stamos, Chris Rock, Jackson Browne and more stars praise the late fuller house Actor. Proceeds from the event – which Saget’s widow also attended, Kelly Rizzo, and his daughters Lara and Aubrey – were donated to the Scleroderma Research Foundation. (The late comedian frequently supported the charitable organization honoring his late sister Gay, who died of the disease in 1994.)
In the televised special, Loughlin makes a brief cameo appearance alongside some of her former ones Full house fellow players. while both Candace Cameron Bure and Dave Coulier gave speeches during a private memorial service, attentive fans noticed summerland Alum, Mary Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen stand next to their co-stars.
In January, the raise dad Alum was found dead in Orlando, Florida at the age of 65. After news of his death made headlines, many of his famous colleagues and friends opened up about their grief.
“Words can’t even begin to express how devastated I am,” Loughlin said Us weekly in a Jan. 10 statement. “Bob was more than my friend; He was my family. I will miss his kind heart and quick mind. Thank you for a lifetime of wonderful memories and laughter. I love you Bobby.”
The late actor was buried in an emotional funeral service almost a week later. Loughlin, the 35-year-old Olsen twins and many of theirs Full house Costars attended the memorial service.
“There were a lot of tears, of course, but also so much laughter. It was a perfect farewell to Bob,” a source said exclusively Us back then. “Now there is a celebration to commemorate life [Full House creator] Jeff Franklins house.”