Bob Saget Lifeless at 65: Remembering the Comic

Lower than per week earlier than his dying, Bob Saget opened up about beforehand testing optimistic for COVID-19. 

It is unclear when he had the illness, although it appears he was not battling it on the time of his dying as a result of he carried out a comedy present in Florida the day prior. No explanation for dying has been given for the comic, who passed away at age 65 in his resort room in Orlando, Fla., on Jan. 9. Authorities mentioned they discovered no indicators of foul play or drug use.

Saget spoke on the Jan. 5 episode of the iHeartRadio podcast A Corporate Time with Tom & Dan, on which he mentioned his battle with COVID-19. Per iHeart, he shared that he had examined optimistic earlier than, however did not say when. 

"It isn't good. It doesn't really feel good. I had it," he mentioned. "I do not know if I had Delta or I might need had a combo. They may have been working collectively."

Saget then joked, "I believe at one level Omicron was opening for Delta, however Omicron obtained too large, Delta is opening now for Omicron."

E! Information has reached out to his rep for remark.

It wasn't the primary time the Full Home star has mentioned the coronavirus pandemic. 

In November, he tweeted, "I went to the dumbest pharmacist yesterday and requested for my booster and he gave me a baby's seat," and joked, "I used to be pissed till I sat on the desk and was a foot taller."

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On the Dec. 13 episode of Bob Saget's Here For You, he made one other remark about having obtained the booster shot lately. "Watch out on the market. Do no matter you gotta do to be protected. I strive to not preach you realize about [it]," he started. "I obtained my booster shot, I am 65, so I obtained it yesterday—day earlier than—and I used to be hurting."

He seemingly made one other joke, saying, "I have been telling individuals I obtained it in my ass however I had it proper under my balls as a result of I wished them to get greater." 

Saget shared a photograph of a COVID-19 take a look at on Dec. 22, protecting up the outcomes with a handwritten tic-tac-toe sport. He quipped, "I do not know what to make of this. Has anyone else gotten this type of take a look at outcomes?"

Lower than three weeks later, Saget gave his remaining comedy present on the Ponte Vedra Live performance Corridor in Ponte Vedra Seaside, Fla. An attendee instructed E! Information he "absolutely rocked the house" on the Jan. eight present.

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The comedian later tweeted, "Cherished tonight's present... Appreciative viewers," including, "I had no concept I did a 2 hr set tonight. I am fortunately addicted once more to this s--t."

The following day, the Orange County Sheriff's Workplace responded to a "man down name" round four p.m. on the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, per a assertion to E! Information. "On arrival, they situated a person who was unresponsive in a resort room," police mentioned. "The person, recognized as Robert Lane Saget, was pronounced deceased on scene. Now we have no data on explanation for dying."

Authorities famous that the Medical Examiner's Workplace will decide his trigger and method of dying at a later time.

His spouse of three years, Kelly Rizzo, spoke out on Monday, Jan. 10, about his sudden passing. 

"My complete coronary heart. Bob was my absolute all the pieces," she mentioned in an announcement to E! Information. "I'm so fully shattered and in disbelief. I'm so deeply touched by the outpouring of affection and tribute from our associates, household, his followers and his friends."

Rizzo famous, "When the time is true and when this information shouldn't be as uncooked, I sit up for sharing extra of Bob with the world." 


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