‘Blue Bloods’ Star Bridget Moynahan Pays Respects to Bob Saget: ‘Talented and Generous Man’

by Amy Myers
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Today, many are mourning the tragic loss of sitcom and comedy great, Bob Saget, and joining the effort to honor the legendary actor is Bridget Moynahan.

Earlier today, Bob Saget passed away at just 65 years old. According to the report, the local Sheriff’s department and first responders arrived at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Florida. The hotel security contacted the department after finding Saget unresponsive in his room. Authorities pronounced him dead on the scene. So far, the cause of death is still unknown. At the time of his death, Bob Saget was on tour for his all-new standup and music show, “I Don’t Do Negative.” He had plans to tour the country until June 2022.

Though it doesn’t seem the two starred in any projects together, the Blue Bloods star does recognize the legacy that Saget leaves behind him. In order to help keep Bob Saget’s memory alive, Moynahan posted a photo of the late Full House star as he smiled for a headshot.

“Very sad to hear the news. A talented and generous man and funny as hell. #rip @bobsaget,” Moynahan wrote in the caption.

Of course, the Blue Bloods star’s fans shared their condolences in the comments, many of them still processing the sad news.

“So sad….he was still too young. Rest in Peace,” one person wrote.

“Prayers to his family and friends. #ripbobsaget,” said another.

“Very sad. My condolences to everyone who knew him. I have watched Full House probably a thousand times over. Love it and now it won’t be the same. RIP Bob Saget,” a third shared.

Celebrities and Social Media Mourn Bob Saget

Along with Bridget Moynahan’s compassionate message, many other celebrities shared their thoughts on Bob Saget’s death on social media.

Magician and entertainer Penn Jillette shared his condolences on Twitter, writing, “Saget would have wanted something tweeted that was really funny and in very bad taste. I can’t do that. I’m just so sad. Bob was just great on every level and we will all miss him. #BobSaget.”

Former pro basketball player and current commentator Rex Chapman joined the sorrowful conversation with his message: “He was on tour. This just blows.”

Fellow comedian and actor, Jon Stewart, too gave tribute to Saget.

“Bob Saget… Just the funniest and nicest…” he said.

Joel McHale, known for his role in Community, penned, “One of theI’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. 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.”