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Bob Saget’s Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget‘s death sent shockwaves through Hollywood as stars reacted to the news. 

On Sunday, January 9, the 65-year-old actor was found unresponsive in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando and pronounced dead at the scene. 

Saget’s Full House co-stars John Stamos, Candace Cameron Bure and Dave Coulier expressed their disbelief and sadness on social media, while Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen released a statement.

Stamos wrote he was ‘gutted,’ Bure called the comedic actor ‘one of the best human beings I’ve ever known,’ Coulier said his ‘heart was broken,’ and the Olsen twins said they were ‘deeply saddened.’ 

Shocking: Bob Saget, 65, was found unresponsive in his Orlando, Florida hotel room on Sunday and pronounced dead at the scene, with news of his passing sending shockwaves through Hollywood; pictured June 2021

Full House: Saget played 'America's dad' Danny Tanner on the show which aired from 1987 to 1995; cast photo taken 1993

Full House: Saget played ‘America’s dad’ Danny Tanner on the show which aired from 1987 to 1995; cast photo taken 1993

‘I am broken. I am gutted. I am in complete and utter shock. I will never ever have another friend like him. I love you so much Bobby,’ wrote Stamos. 

Bure wrote ‘I don’t know what to say. I have no words. Bob was one of the best humans beings I’ve ever known in my life. I loved him so much,’ with the heartbreak emoji. 

 ‘My heart is broken. I love you, Bob. Your forever brother, Dave,’ Coulier wrote. 

‘Bob was the most loving, compassionate and generous man,’ Mary-Kate and Ashley said in a statement obtained by Page Six.  

Full House family: Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Dave Coulier and Candace Cameron Bure reacted to the shocking news on Twitter; pictured 2019

Full House family: Saget’s Full House co-stars John Stamos, Dave Coulier and Candace Cameron Bure reacted to the shocking news on Twitter; pictured 2019

'Gutted': 'I am broken. I am gutted. I am in complete and utter shock. I will never ever have another friend like him. I love you so much Bobby,' wrote Stamos

‘Gutted’: ‘I am broken. I am gutted. I am in complete and utter shock. I will never ever have another friend like him. I love you so much Bobby,’ wrote Stamos

Speechless: 'I don't know what to say. I have no words. Bob was one of the best humans beings I've ever known in my life. I loved him so much,' wrote Bure

Speechless: ‘I don’t know what to say. I have no words. Bob was one of the best humans beings I’ve ever known in my life. I loved him so much,’ wrote Bure

‘We are deeply saddened that he is no longer with us but know that he will continue to be by our side to guide us as gracefully as he always has. We are thinking of his daughters, wife and family and are sending our condolences,’ they concluded.

Saget had come to be known as ‘America’s dad’ as he played Danny Tanner on Full House from 1987 to 1995. 

The Olsen twins played the shared role of Saget’s daughter Michelle Tanner, while Bure played his eldest daughter DJ. And Stamos played his brother-in-law Jessie while Coulier played best friend Joey. 

Saddened: 'We are deeply saddened that he is no longer with us but know that he will continue to be by our side to guide us as gracefully as he always has' their statement said in excerpt; pictured 2009

Saddened: ‘We are deeply saddened that he is no longer with us but know that he will continue to be by our side to guide us as gracefully as he always has’ their statement said in excerpt; pictured 2009

On-camera dad: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen played the shared role of Danny Tanner's youngest daughter Michelle on the hit show, which became the launch pad for their career

On-camera dad: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen played the shared role of Danny Tanner’s youngest daughter Michelle on the hit show, which became the launch pad for their career

Heartbroken: 'My heart is broken. I love you, Bob. Your forever brother, Dave,' Coulier wrote

Heartbroken: ‘My heart is broken. I love you, Bob. Your forever brother, Dave,’ Coulier wrote

Trio: They had starred in Full House together from 1987 to 1995 and reunited again in 2016 for the reboot Fuller House; (left to right) Saget, Stamos, Coulier pictured 2016

Trio: They had starred in Full House together from 1987 to 1995 and reunited again in 2016 for the reboot Fuller House; (left to right) Saget, Stamos, Coulier pictured 2016

Sitcom gold: The long-running sitcom followed the life of a widowed father of three (Saget), with a cast of characters including his best friend (Coulier) and brother-in-law (Stamos) who all helped him raise his girls in San Francisco

Sitcom gold: The long-running sitcom followed the life of a widowed father of three (Saget), with a cast of characters including his best friend (Coulier) and brother-in-law (Stamos) who all helped him raise his girls in San Francisco  

 Whoopi Goldberg wrote ‘Sail on my friend Bob Saget With your huge heart and abject lunacy, my condolences to his daughters & other family.’

Comedian Ken Jeong wrote ‘I am in shock. I am so numb right now’ while Jon Stewart wrote ‘Bob Saget…Just the funniest and nicest…’ 

‘Comedy and tragedy are so close together and today they collided’ wrote Howie Mandel. 

Others including Andy Cohen and Patton Oswalt shared photos with the late actor as well.

Tragic: 'Comedy and tragedy are so close together and today they collided' wrote Howie Mandel

Tragic: ‘Comedy and tragedy are so close together and today they collided’ wrote Howie Mandel

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

'He was the best guy that everyone loved': Chelsea Handler called him the 'warmest male comic there was'

‘He was the best guy that everyone loved’: Chelsea Handler called him the ‘warmest male comic there was’

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

 

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

'Great man': Adam Sandler called him 'funny as hell' and 'such a nice person'

‘Great man’: Adam Sandler called him ‘funny as hell’ and ‘such a nice person’

Cohen said he wore his heart on his sleeve, while Jon Stewart called him ‘just the funniest and nicest.’ 

Henry Winkler tried to inject humor as he wrote ‘Oh are you going to make God blush.’

And Pete Davidson who does not have social media penned a statement about Saget which was shared on Twitter by an SNL writer. 

‘Bob Saget was one of the nicest men on the planet. When I was younger and several times throughout our friendship he helped me get through some rough mental health stuff.  

Tragedy strikes: The Orange County Sheriff's Office confirmed Saget's death on Sunday after deputies were called just after 4PM to the Ritz-Carlton; pictured November 2021

Tragedy strikes: The Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Saget’s death on Sunday after deputies were called just after 4PM to the Ritz-Carlton; pictured November 2021

Always looking out: And Pete Davidson who does not have social media penned a statement about Saget which was shared on Twitter by an SNL writer, where he recalled how Bob had helped him get through mental health issues

Always looking out: And Pete Davidson who does not have social media penned a statement about Saget which was shared on Twitter by an SNL writer, where he recalled how Bob had helped him get through mental health issues 

Mental health checks: 'He stayed on the phone with my mom for hours trying to help in anyway he can - connecting us with doctors and new things we can try. He would check in on me and make sure I was okay' Davidson wrote

Mental health checks: ‘He stayed on the phone with my mom for hours trying to help in anyway he can – connecting us with doctors and new things we can try. He would check in on me and make sure I was okay’ Davidson wrote 

Donation: Amy Schumer said in his honor she would be donating to a charity 'very close to his heart'

Donation: Amy Schumer said in his honor she would be donating to a charity ‘very close to his heart’

'He had a big, big heart and a wonderfully warped comic mind':  Jim Carrey posted a throwback snap from 1992 of the duo at the Comedy Store

‘He had a big, big heart and a wonderfully warped comic mind’:  Jim Carrey posted a throwback snap from 1992 of the duo at the Comedy Store

Comedy greats: Norman Lear wrote 'I could not have loved him more' while calling him 'as lovely a human as he was funny'

Comedy greats: Norman Lear wrote ‘I could not have loved him more’ while calling him ‘as lovely a human as he was funny’

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

 

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

 

'Nice guys DO finish first': Rob Schneider remembered him fondly

‘Nice guys DO finish first’: Rob Schneider remembered him fondly

‘He stayed on the phone with my mom for hours trying to help in anyway he can – connecting us with doctors and new things we can try. He would check in on me and make sure I was okay. 

‘I love you Bob it was an honor to know you. Thank you for your kindness and friendship. My condolences to the family,’ he wrote in conclusion. 

Jim Carrey shared a throwback snap of the pair from 1992 at the Comedy Store. ‘Beautiful Bob Saget passed away today at 65. He had a big, big heart and a wonderfully warped comic mind. He gave the world a lot of joy and lived his life for goodness’ sake,’ he wrote. 

Other comedians including Chelsea Handler, Adam Sandler, Amy Schumer, Kathy Griffin, Jane Lynch, Joel McHale, and Dane Cook also reacted to the news of his passing. 

Cook said they had just spoken a few days ago and that he was ‘stunned beyond belief,’ while McHale said he was one of the ‘most kind and thoughtful people.’ 

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

 

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

'Stunned beyond belief': Comedian Dane Cook wrote that he was 'confused and sad' and had spoken with him a couple days ago

‘Stunned beyond belief’: Comedian Dane Cook wrote that he was ‘confused and sad’ and had spoken with him a couple days ago 

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Devastating: George Lopez also tweeted about the death

Devastating: George Lopez also tweeted about the death 

Kristin Davis called him ‘such a warm person and so talented’ while Paris Hilton wrote ‘You brought so many laughs to so many homes and will forever be an entertainment legend.’

The late Robin Williams’ daughter Zelda wrote: ‘While outpouring love in memory of Bob Saget today, please try to be mindful of the mourning, and privacy, of his loved ones.’ 

Athletes including Jerome Bettis and Julian Edelman also spoke out, while legendary actor-writer Norman Lear wrote ‘I could not have loved him more’ while calling him ‘as lovely a human as he was funny.’ 

Saget’s How I Met Your Mother co-star Josh Radnor fired off seven tweets and called him ‘a mensch among mensches,’ while detailing their instant bond, yearly dinners , and his love for his daughters.  

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Close bond: Saget's How I Met Your Mother co-star Josh Radnor fired off seven tweets and called him 'a mensch among mensches,' while detailing their instant bond, yearly dinners , and his love for his daughters

Close bond: Saget’s How I Met Your Mother co-star Josh Radnor fired off seven tweets and called him ‘a mensch among mensches,’ while detailing their instant bond, yearly dinners , and his love for his daughters

Anecdote: Radnor spoke to his character, and their close bond on and off screen adding 'we adored each other and we told each other'

Anecdote: Radnor spoke to his character, and their close bond on and off screen adding ‘we adored each other and we told each other’

America's dad: Demi Lovato wrote 'honored to have met you' and called him 'America's dad'

America’s dad: Demi Lovato wrote ‘honored to have met you’ and called him ‘America’s dad’

Hits home: The late Robin Williams' daughter Zelda wrote: 'While outpouring love in memory of Bob Saget today, please try to be mindful of the mourning, and privacy, of his loved ones'

Hits home: The late Robin Williams’ daughter Zelda wrote: ‘While outpouring love in memory of Bob Saget today, please try to be mindful of the mourning, and privacy, of his loved ones’

'How could this be?' Hilary Duff expressed her sadness

‘How could this be?’ Hilary Duff expressed her sadness

‘Bob loved his daughters so much. He loved making people laugh. He never missed a birthday text. He raised millions of dollars for scleroderma research. He proved you could be funny and successful and kind,’ Radnor wrote.

‘I’m endlessly grateful that HIMYM brought Bob Saget into my life. I’ll hear his voice in my head for the rest of my days. /end’ alongside a photo of the pair. 

At around 4PM on Sunday, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes after receiving a report of an unresponsive man. 

TMZ was the first to report the death, with The Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirming the news. 

Last snap: On Saturday evening he had performed a standup set at the Ponte Vedra hall in Jacksonville, Florida and had shared a selfie, optimistically writing in the caption 'I'm back in comedy like I was when I was 26. I guess I'm finding my new voice and loving every moment of it'

Last snap: On Saturday evening he had performed a standup set at the Ponte Vedra hall in Jacksonville, Florida and had shared a selfie, optimistically writing in the caption ‘I’m back in comedy like I was when I was 26. I guess I’m finding my new voice and loving every moment of it’

‘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 and pronounced deceased on scene. 

‘Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case. The Medical Examiner’s Office will make the final call on the cause and manner of death,’ the Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. 

On Saturday evening Saget performed what was sadly to be his last show as he did stand-up at the Ponte Vedra hall in Jacksonville, Florida. 

‘He snapped a selfie and wrote optimistically in the caption ‘I’m back in comedy like I was when I was 26. I guess I’m finding my new voice and loving every moment of it.’ 

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

 

Outpouring of support: Former The Talk co-host Aisha Tyler spoke out in addition to countless celebrities, journalists and comedians

Outpouring of support: Former The Talk co-host Aisha Tyler spoke out in addition to countless celebrities, journalists and comedians

Keeping his memory alive: Jane Lynch provided a link to a video

Keeping his memory alive: Jane Lynch provided a link to a video 

Bob Saget's Full House co-stars John Stamos, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and more react to death

'Thank you for helping me through the inevitable sadness of life with comedy': Seth Green paid tribute

‘Thank you for helping me through the inevitable sadness of life with comedy’: Seth Green paid tribute 


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