Why I Sold House After Husband Bob Saget’s Death

Now not a full home. Kelly Rizzo opened up about her choice to promote her and late husband Bob Saget’s shared dwelling following his dying.

“It’s such an odd factor as a result of the house scenario, you already know, there’s so many issues about Bob that, you already know, he’s nonetheless so current in my life,” the blogger, 43, shared on the Wednesday, March 15 episode of the Tamron Corridor Present. “In the event you go into my new home, I imply, there’s footage of him in all places. I say it’s like simply shy of a Bob museum, however you already know, he’s nonetheless in all places. I take a look at movies of him on a regular basis. I see images of him on a regular basis.”

Regardless of conserving his reminiscence alive in her new place, Rizzo defined that the emotional tie to the couple’s former dwelling grew to become an excessive amount of to deal with. Sharing a lesson she discovered about grief, the Chicago native instructed host Tamron Corridor, “One thing in regards to the dwelling that you just shared generally might be very triggering and might be [hard] — even if you happen to’ve had great recollections there, even when it was such a optimistic expertise, which it was. I imply, he cherished our home and it was such a optimistic reminiscence.”


Kelly Rizzo and Bob Saget.
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She concluded: “However there’s one thing about when anyone passes, like, the house itself could be a scenario, in order that’s why it was good to get a recent begin, and I didn’t actually notice that till lately.”

The Full Home star died on the age of 65 in January 2022 after being discovered unresponsive in his lodge room on the Ritz Carlton in Orlando, Florida. Lower than one week after his dying, he was laid to relaxation with a funeral in Los Angeles, which was attended by a number of of his superstar mates, together with John Mayer and former costars John Stamos, Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Dave Coulier, Lori Loughlin and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.

One month later, Saget’s household confirmed in an announcement to Us Weekly that the star’s explanation for dying was “head trauma,” stating that authorities “have concluded that he by accident hit the again of his head on one thing, thought nothing of it and went to sleep. No medication no alcohol had been concerned.”

In April 2022, an insider solely instructed Us that Rizzo deliberate to place their home available on the market. “Kelly is within the technique of placing their household dwelling up on the market,” the supply shared on the time. “Whereas there are various glad recollections they shared collectively along with his household, it has turn out to be an excessive amount of of a burden on her to maintain the home.”

The twosome met by a mutual good friend in 2015. Saget — who shared daughters Aubrey, 36, Lara, 33, and Jennifer, 30, with ex-wife Sherri Kramer — and the Eat Journey Rock host bought engaged in November 2017 and tied the knot almost one 12 months later in October 2018.

At some point after the America’s Funniest House Video alum’s passing, Rizzo referred to as Saget her “entire coronary heart” in an announcement to Us, noting, “I’m so utterly shattered and in disbelief. I’m so deeply touched by the outpouring of affection and tribute from our mates, household, his followers and his friends.”

She added that she appeared “ahead to sharing extra of Bob with the world” as soon as “the time is correct and when this information is just not as uncooked.”

Rizzo commemorated the primary anniversary of her husband’s passing with a candy video montage shared through Instagram on January 9. “One 12 months. Our hearts are so heavy. How may I not have talked to or seen my loving husband in an entire 12 months?” she captioned the tribute. “The surreal-ness by no means subsides. I’ve accepted the truth way back but it surely nonetheless appears unreal once I see images or movies of him so lively. However there’s one factor I carry with me each single day that makes this survivable.”

Including that she was the “luckiest” to be the late actor’s spouse, Rizzo ended her message by noting that the video’s background music, “The Luckiest” by Ben Folds, was “one in every of Bob’s favourite songs.”