(NOTE LANGUAGE) The world is mourning beloved comedian and actor Bob Saget.
The Full House star was found dead Sunday in his Orlando, Florida hotel room, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed. He was 65.
“Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room,” the sheriff’s office tweeted. “The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.”
Saget, who had just started his I Don’t Do Negative stand-up comedy tour, had been traveling across the country.
We are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of our friend and colleague, Bob Saget, who will always be a member of the ABC family,” reads a statement from ABC Entertainment. “Whether playing a loving father on ‘Full House’ or hosting the early years of ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ with his signature wit and charm, Bob always knew how to connect with families through heart and humor. Our thoughts are with his family as we mourn the passing of such an incredibly gifted comedian and talent.”
Since sudden and shocking news of Saget’s death, tributes have poured in on social media from fellow comedians, celebrities, and co-stars.
Blake Tuomy-Wilhoit: I’m speechless. We kept running into each other unexpectedly, always followed by some sarcasm or a silly joke… You never know when you will see someone for the last time. @bobsaget , you’ll be missed dearly by me and by the world. Rest In Peace Uncle Tanner [red heart emoji].
Bob Iger: Devastating news about Bob Saget today. He graced ABC with his presence in 2 hit shows: Full House & America’s Funniest Home Videos, making us laugh & smile a thousand times over. Hard to accept that someone so full of life is gone so suddenly.
Candace Cameron Bure: I don’t know what to say [broken heart emoji]. I have no words. Bob was one of the best humans beings I’ve ever known in my life. I loved him so much.
Chelsea Handler: Bob Saget was the kindest, warmest male comic there was. I loved it whenever I saw him, or heard from him. He was the guy that everyone loved. Love you, Bob Saget. You will be missed and loved for a long time.
Craig Thomas (How I Met Your Mother co-creator): I don’t even know what to say about Bob Saget. I loved him and was so lucky to work with someone so funny, soulful and kind. His role on himym was a voice in the future, looking back on all of life’s complexity with a smile, and that’s how I’ll always remember him #RIPBobSaget…
Dave Coulier: My heart is broken. I love you, Bob. Your forever brother, Dave.
George Takei: Deeply saddened to learn of the untimely passing of comedian Bob Saget. Beloved by millions as America’s Dad, he was a regular presence in our living rooms, bringing to us the funniest videos and countless belly laughs. Gone too soon, like so many of the brightest souls.
Gilbert Godfrey: Still in shock. I just spoke with Bob a few days ago. We stayed on the phone as usual making each other laugh. RIP to friend, comedian & fellow Aristocrat Bob Saget
Jason Alexander: I know that people lose loved ones, good people, every day. No one gets a pass. But the loss of Bob Saget hits deep. If you didn’t know him, he was kind and dear and cared about people deeply. He was the definition of “a good egg”. Too soon he leaves. #RipBobSaget
Jim Carrey: 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.
Jim Gaffigan: OMG! RIP @bobsaget What a warm kind man we lost. The world has lost one of the nicest.
Joel McHale: I’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.
John Stamos: 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.
Jon Stewart: Bob Saget… Just the funniest and nicest…
Josh Gad: 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.
Kat Dennings: I just can’t believe it. What a wonderful guy. He always went out of his way to make me comfortable and talked nonstop about his kids. Such a loss Broken heart
Kathy Griffin: Bob Saget was as lovely a human as he was funny. And to my mind, he was hilarious. We were close friends and I could not have loved him more.
Loni Love: Oh Bob… you started my TV Dad and then as I became a comic you became my friend.. So sorry to hear of your passing.. but you will live on through your shows.. now make God laugh. #bobsaget
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen: “Bob was the most loving, compassionate and generous man. 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 said in a statement.
Patton Oswalt: Bob was at my house in October interviewing me for a documentary. He was sharp and dark and funny as always and we were gonna catch up over coffee when he was done editing and now I’m crying F*** #RIPBobSaget
Perez Hilton: Noooooo!! Nooooo! No!!! NO! Damnit! I genuinely loved #BobSaget. Police have confirmed his death. He was found in a hotel room in Florida – and authorities claims there were no signs of foul play or drug use. Fudge! Fudge! This really just… fudge.
Pete Davidson: Via his friend and King of Staten Island writer Dave Sirus, he said, “I don’t have social media so I asked Dave to post this for me. Just wanted you guys to know that 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. He stayed on the phone with my mom for hours trying to help in any way 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.”
Richard Lewis: R.I.P. buddy. Life can turn to s*** in one moment. My heart aches for his whole http://family.In often a ruthless business he was historically not just hilarious but more importantly one of the kindest human beings I ever met in my career.
Whitney Cummings: My heart is broken. Saget, thank you for being the warmest, most accepting, relentlessly kind and hilarious person. I never heard you say a bad word about anyone unless it was a brilliant roast joke, where even your target was in tears.
Whoopi Goldberg: Sail on my friend Bob Saget With your huge heart and abject lunacy,my condolences to his daughters & other family.
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