Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are both devastated that their longtime TV dad is dead.
“We are very sad that he is no longer with us, but we know that he will continue to be by our side and guide us as gracefully as he has always done,” they said in a statement to People.
They are responding to the news that 65-year-old comedian Bob Saget was found dead in a hotel room in Orlando, Florida on Sunday.
He was their father for eight years in the popular TV series ‘Full House’, which in Danish was called ‘Hands full’.
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen played alternately the youngest daughter Michelle. Bob Saget was the father of ‘Full House’.
Here, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen were only six months old when they were chosen to – in turn – play the youngest child Michelle in the composite TV family.
“Bob was the most loving, compassionate and generous man,” says the now 35-year-old actor twins.[display-posts orderby="rand"]
‘Full House’ existed in 1987-95, but when a new version of the series was made in 2016, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen were the only actors from the original cast not to be featured again.
It was Candace Cameron Bure who played the eldest daughter DJ Also she has reacted to the death.
The family in ‘Full House’ (from left to right): Jodie Sweetin, Bob Saget, Candace Cameron Bure, John Stamos, Mary Kate / Ashley Olsen and Dave Coulier.
‘I do not know what to say. I have no words, ‘she writes on Twitter:
‘Bob was one of the best people I’ve known in my entire life. I loved him so much. ‘
Bob Saget leaves behind his second wife, Kelly Rizzo, and three children, which he had with his first wife, Sherri Kramer Saget.
“We send thoughts to his daughters, wife and family and send condolences,” it also says from Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
Bob Saget turned 65 years old.
Foto: ROBYN BECK
It is not yet known how Bob Saget died.
‘Earlier today we were called out to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, after a review of a lifeless man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget and pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators found no evidence of a criminal act or drug use, ‘as previously stated in a tweet from the sheriff of Orange County.