Jimmy Kimmel burst into tears as he paid an emotional tribute to Bob Saget after the actor’s sudden death at the age of 65.

Jimmy Kimmel burst into tears paying tribute to his good friend Bob Saget on Monday night.

The 54-year-old talk show host called Bob “the sweetest” and “kindest” person in a tearful monologue after the comedian was found dead in his hotel room on Sunday.


Jimmy Kimmel burst into tears paying tribute to Bob Saget on Monday night.1 credit
He called Bob


He called Bob “the sweetest and kindest” person.1 credit

“If you read anything about Bob last night on the Internet,” the emotional Jimmy began in a pre-recorded speech to Jimmy Kimmel on the air!

“If you’ve seen any of the many thoughts of people who knew him personally, the word that came up often was ‘sweetest.’

“Bob was the sweetest, he was the sweetest person, and people write that because it’s true. It’s the best word – if you had to pick one word to describe it, that was it: sweetest. “

“I have so many amazingly kind and supportive texts and emails, calls from Bob. He always gave compliments.

“Sometimes he wrote to me just to say that he loved me, and I know that he did it for a lot of people.”

Jimmy added that 65-year-old Bob was “so funny” – and he wasn’t just talking about star credits like “Full House” or “Funniest American Home Videos.”

“I mean really funny, like when you came to a party and saw Bob and his wife Kelly. [Rizzo] in the corner, you go straight to them and stay as long as you can because he could say something funny about everything and nothing bad about anyone, ”he said.

“I have so many amazingly kind and supportive texts, emails, calls from Bob. Sometimes he wrote to me just to say that he loved me, and I know that he did it for a lot of people. “

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The Emmy-winning host then revealed that he read old emails from Bob after learning of his death, which included some “serious” messages about “the lives and well-being of our children.”

Then he pulled out a printed email from Bob about their children, which said, “One night, let’s go out and eat meat and some damn good drinks and talk about how lucky we are to have them.”

Jimmy said: “I want to pass on love to his daughters, his wife Kelly, his friends who loved him so much, he was very kind to everyone and had no problem telling everyone that he loved them and what you meant to him. “

Bob is survived by his wife Kelly and three children: Lara, 32, Aubrey, 34, and Jennifer, 29, from his first marriage to Sherri Kramer.


Jimmy then recalled the appearance of Bob with his Full House co-star John Stamos, who he said “weren’t just friends, they were brothers,” in 2017 to honor their mutual friend, the late comedian Don Rickles.

Holding back tears, he said, “Bob and John joined me on this show to praise Don and tell stories about him and how much we miss him, we had no idea that four and a half years later we would be talking about him. … “

The host burst into tears before wiping away his tears and saying, “I’m sorry I wrote this down 14 times and I just …

“Anyway, we just had a great conversation that evening, you can see John and Bob talking about how much they love Don, how much they love each other, so I thought it would be nice. before we go on with the show, a regular show to share what we remember Bob. “

After the screening of the 2017 interview, Jimmy concluded the heartbreaking passage by saying, “We love you Bob and we’ll be back soon.”

Security at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Orlando, Florida found Bob dead just hours after performing at a comedy show in Jacksonville.

The actor and comedian toured the country, stopping at several locations in Florida.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been established. The police said they found “no signs of foul play or drug use.”

Grief of his wife

Bob’s wife Kelly said she was “broken” and “absolutely did not believe” in his sudden demise.

The blogger told PEOPLE that Bob was “everything to her,” and she “was so deeply moved by the outpouring of love and tribute from our friends, family, his fans and his peers.”

The 43-year-old actor added, “When the time is right and when this news isn’t so raw, I look forward to sharing more information about Bob with the world.

“Talking about how much he meant to me, everyone around him, and how much all his fans and friends meant to him.”

Bob was best known for his role as Danny Tanner, patriarch of the Tanner family, in the cult TV series Full House. He played the role alongside John and Dave Coulier.

His Full House co-stars Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, as well as John Stamos, honored him shortly after the terrible news broke.


“Bob was the most loving, compassionate and generous person,” said Mary-Kate and Ashley. Page six

“We are deeply saddened that he is no longer with us, but we know that he will continue to be with us to guide us as gracefully as ever.

“We think of his daughters, wife and family and express our condolences.”

The 35-year-old Olsen twins both played Michelle Tanner, the daughter of Bob’s character Danny Tanner on Full House from 1987 to 1995.

John, who plays Bob’s son-in-law Jesse, tweeted: “I’m broken. I’m gutted. I’m completely shocked. I will never have another friend like him. I love you so much, Bobby. “

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