ORANGE COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — John Stamos has commented on the passing of his close and longtime friend, Bob Saget. His Full House costar was 65.
Saget was found dead in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando on Sunday afternoon following a performance in Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday night, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed in a tweet.
Following the tragic news, Stamos, 58, spoke out and paid tribute to his Full House costar.
“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,” Stamos tweeted.
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.
— John Stamos (@JohnStamos) January 10, 2022
The pair famously played brothers-in-law, Danny Tanner and Jesse Katsopolis, who move in with their college best friend, Joey Gladstone (Dave Coulier), to help raise Danny’s three daughters — D.J. (Candace Cameron Bure), Stephanie (Jodie Sweetin) and Michelle (Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen) — after the death of Danny’s wife, reports people.
The group later reprised their roles on Netflix’s reboot, Fuller House, which ran for five seasons from Feb. 26, 2016, to June 2, 2020.
Throughout their time on the beloved sitcom, Stamos and Saget formed a tight bond, which turned into a decades-long friendship.
A cause of death has not yet been revealed, however, detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use, the Sheriff’s statement read.