Actress Candace Cameron Bure had a front-row seat on Full House to the wit and humor of co-star Bob Saget. She remembers him on Sunday.
Bob Saget was found dead in his hotel room in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday afternoon. He was 65.
Cameron Bure played D.J. Tanner on Full House and reprised her role on the Netflix show Fuller House.
Upon hearing that he had died, she released this statement on social media via Twitter.
In reading comments about Bob Saget as news spread around the entertainment and sports worlds on Sunday, it’s pretty obvious that the guy was well-loved.
Besides Saget and Cameron Bure, other stars on Full House included John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Lori Loughlin, and Jodie Sweetin.
This sitcom’s synopsis, according to IMDb, was, “A widowed broadcaster raises his three daughters with assistance from his rock’n’roll brother-in-law and his madcap best friend.”
Bob Saget Memories For Many Will Include Playing Danny Tanner on ‘Full House’
Yet, his memories for many generations do include playing Danny Tanner. Heck, Bob Saget has been called “America’s Dad” for his years on the sitcom.
In recent years, though, the actor-comedian has been busy with his stand-up comedy work.
He was on the road in Florida when, sadly, Bob Saget died.
One fan writes after reading Cameron Bure’s post: “This is so sad. I grew up on watching Full House religiously. This one hurts so much, feels like I lost someone so important without even knowing him personally.”
Others also are sharing their grief in public over his death.
Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office Released Statement About Death
Josh Gad writes: “There wasn’t a kinder person in Hollywood than Bob Saget. I am having trouble wrapping my head around this. I do not want to believe this. It’s all too much to handle.”
Actress Kristen Chenowith says: “A friend. Everybody’s favorite TV dad. You will be so missed, Bob. Your legacy will live on forever. Rest easy sending love to his whole family”.
The Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office released this statement on Sunday: “Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case. #BobSaget”.
Outsider sends its condolences at this time to the family, children, and friends of Bob Saget.