Bob Saget’s untimely death has been a total gut pubch to anybody who is fond of comedy and his work both in stand-up and television. Just before the tragedy occurred, Saget was released a social media post right after his last stand-up show. Inside his many circles, there were many celebrities from the comedy and television industries who truly loved spending time with him. The hours after the news broke, wife Kelly Rizzo was supported by famous celebrities such as John Stamos, Jeffrey Ross and John Mayer. All of them were seen completely devastated by losing their dear friend. In Jeffrey Ross’ case, the ‘Roast Master General’ was one of Bob Saget’s closest friends in the comedy world.
In his Instagram acount, Ross posted a touching tribute with many pictures of their friendship throughout the years. He also wished everybody in the world could have a great friend like Bob Saget. But Saget’s passing affected many of the late night talk show hosts as well, all of them were great friends with Saget. However, the one who seemed the most distraught was Jimmy Kimmel, who shared a close friendship and a deep connection with Bob. It is known how Kimmel tends to pay tribute to his many great friends in comedy and sometimes struggles to finish his sentencies from chocking. But Jimmy always chooses to become vulnerable because he is paying tribute to his friend.
Which other celebrities paid tribute to Bob Saget?
The list is quite long due to the impact Bob Saget had on everybody. Amongst the names of celebrities who remembered him on the sad day of his passing, there are people like Jon Stewart, Joe Rogan, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Jim Carrey, Guy Fieri, Marc Maron, Andy Cohen, Amy Schumer, Erick McCormack, Joel McHale, Josh Gad, B.J. Novak, and the list goes on. Saget left an ever lasting legacy in comedy and television that will live on forever. To those who are younger and don’t remember him from ‘Full House‘, Saget was also the older voice of Ted Mosby in the hit sit com ‘How I Met your Mother‘. Naturally, all the cast from the show paid tribute to him as well.