A lasting bond. Nearly six months after Bob Saget died, former Full House Costars Lori LoughlinAnd John StamosThey came together to honor his legacy.
“I think it’s been very heartwarming,” Loughlin, 57, said of people’s reactions to Saget’s death while seated beside Stamos, 58, during an Instagram Live session on Friday, June 10. “People I don’t know coming up to me and saying, ‘I’m so sorry for your loss’ and people talking to me about how much Bob meant to them.”
She continued: “He was everyone’s dad: he was part of everyone’s childhood. It’s still hard for me to believe that Bob is gone.”
The When the Heart Calls Her former classmates joined her as an alum Full House husband, John MayerComedy Jeff Ross to discuss Saget’s memory and the release of Netflix’s Dirty Daddy: The Bob Saget TributeThe streaming platform also featured the song “The Day After,” earlier in the day.
“He always wanted a Netflix special,” Ross, 56, said during the Instagram video. “I don’t think anyone’s funeral has been on TV since Lady Diana died, so the fact that it’s happening now for Bob is kinda bittersweet, but I think he’d be proud of it. Bob’s favorite causes will benefit from the proceeds. I hope people feel a little bit better after they watch it because I know I felt a little better.”
The “punk-rock shiva” saw the likes of the 44-year-old “Your Body Is a Wonderland” crooner, Ross, Stamos, Chris Rock, Jackson BrowneStars and more stars pay tribute to the late Fuller House actor. Proceeds from the event — which also featured Saget’s widow, Kelly Rizzo, and his daughters Lara and Aubrey — were donated to the Scleroderma Research Foundation. (In memory of Gay, the late comic, who died in 1994 from the disease, the nonprofit was supported often by the comedian.
Loughlin appears in the televised special alongside several of her former co-stars. Full House costars. Both Candace Cameron BureAnd Dave CoulierThe speeches were made during a private memorial ceremony, which was noticed by eagle-eyed supporters. Summerland alum, Mary-Kate OlsenAnd Ashley OlsenThey are right next to their costars.
The following is the January edition Raising Dad The 65-year-old alum was found dead in Orlando. Many of his famous costars and close friends spoke out about their grief following the news of his passing.
“Words cannot begin to express how devastated I am,” Loughlin told Us Weekly In a statement dated January 10. “Bob was more than my friend; he was my family. I will miss his kindness and quick wit. Thank you for a lifetime full of laughter and wonderful memories. I love you, Bobby.”
Nearly one week later, the actor died. A funeral service was held to honor him. Loughlin, Olsen twins, 35-years-old, and many of their relatives. Full House Costars attended the memorial.
“There were lots of tears, of course, but so much laughter too. It was a perfect goodbye to Bob,” a source exclusively told Us at the time. “Now, there is a celebration of life memorial at [Full House creator] Jeff Franklin’s house.”