Dave Coulier Praises Candace Cameron Bure After Miss Benny Drama

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Dave Coulier is standing by his former Full Home costar Candace Cameron Bure following her public drama with Miss Benny.

The actor, 63, who performed Joey Gladstone on the hit ’90s sitcom, subtly addressed the feud whereas discussing an episode of the present’s sequel, Fuller Home, titled “The Promenade.” Coulier directed the 2018 episode, which was nominated for a GLAAD Award.

“It was very nice to have that occur, for folks to be acknowledged, for that episode to be acknowledged,” he advised Yahoo Leisure earlier than dropping his new “Full Home Rewind” podcast on Friday, July 21. “We had been all the time a present that was very inclusive, and we tackled a number of topics that sitcoms actually historically didn’t speak about, you understand, like medicine and alcohol with children, rising up and the entire issues that may occur alongside the journey of adolescence.”

The episode featured Miss Benny, 24, as Casey, the present’s first overtly homosexual character. Coulier declined to touch upon Miss Benny’s claims that Cameron Bure, 47, tried to get the character written off of Fuller Home. He as a substitute praised Cameron Bure for her management on the set of the revival collection, which ran from 2016 to 2020.

Dave Coulier Dodges Question About Candace Cameron Bure and Miss Benny's Drama: I’m ‘Switzerland’

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“Candace was form of the driving drive of Fuller Home. She was a producer and she or he was form of the chief of the wolf pack with the women and I assumed she was super,” he added. “I used to be so happy with these women.”

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Coulier emphasised that he has “all the time been Switzerland” relating to disputes involving Full Home solid members.

“Everyone form of tells me, ‘Oh, right here’s what she mentioned.’ However we’re like a household, you understand? We bicker, we argue, we name folks out on their stuff. Now we have issues with one another, however on the finish of the day, we love one another and we sort work via it,” he defined. “I imply, we’ve been via pickups, cancellations, births, deaths, marriages, divorces — the stuff that any household goes via.”

Coulier asserted that the solid stays shut regardless of Fuller Home ending. “We textual content on somebody’s birthday, we are saying congratulations for issues, we ask one another for assist,” he mentioned. “It’s actually a beautiful household. I don’t suppose any of us within the very starting anticipated that to occur for the remainder of our lives. So I be in contact with all people.”

Dave Coulier Dodges Question About Candace Cameron Bure and Miss Benny's Drama: I’m ‘Switzerland’

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Earlier this month, Miss Benny made headlines after claiming Casey was practically axed from the Netflix sitcom at Cameron Bure’s request.

“One of many Tanner sisters could be very publicly not for the women,” Miss Benny shared in a TikTok clip. “I bear in mind I obtained sat down by the writers and the studio to mainly warn me how this individual allegedly was attempting to get the character eliminated and never have a queer character on the present.”

Miss Benny didn’t identify Cameron Bure within the video however did use a hashtag for the actress, including, “To this present day, regardless of engaged on the present day by day for 2 weeks straight, I’ve solely had a dialog with one of many Tanner sisters.”

In Fuller Home, Cameron Bure and Jodie Sweetin reprised their roles as D.J. Tanner and Stephanie Tanner, respectively. Cameron Bure — who has beforehand been criticized for her feedback in regards to the LGBTQIA+ group — denied Miss Benny’s allegations.

“I by no means requested Miss Benny’s character to be faraway from Fuller Home and didn’t ask the writers, producers or studio executives to not have queer characters on the present,” she advised TVLine in an announcement amid the backlash. “Fuller Home has all the time welcomed a variety of characters. I assumed Miss Benny did an incredible job as ‘Casey’ on the present. We didn’t share any scenes collectively, so we didn’t get an opportunity to speak a lot whereas filming on set. I want Miss Benny solely the perfect.”