Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen reacted to the death of Bob Saget

“We are deeply saddened that he is no longer with us, but we know that he will continue to be on our side.”


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Bob died on Sunday at the age of 65. People confirmed his death after TMZ originally broke the news. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office also shared some details on Twitter. letter“Earlier today the sheriff’s deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes to report an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget and pronounced dead at the scene. The detectives did not find any signs of foul play or drug use in this case. “

The Olsen twins who began their careers on the classic ABC sitcom. Full house, worked with Bob during the airing of the original series in the late 80s and early 90s.

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Mary-Kate and Ashley first became famous as Michelle, the youngest member of the group. Full housethe Tanner family, in infancy and later in early childhood. Bob played their father, Danny Tanner.


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They currently spend most of their time as designers for the luxury fashion brand The Row.

Full house ended in 1995, and neither Mary-Kate nor Ashley returned for a reboot of the 21st Century show, where Bob reprized his character alongside John Stamos, Candice Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Andrea Barber and Lori Loughlin.

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But the trio continued to keep in touch after Full house the final. They were photographed together at several events over the next two decades. Below, Mary-Kate and Ashley are pictured with Bob and his daughter Aubrey Saget at the 2010 gala.


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After Bob’s sudden death, the twins praised him as “loving, compassionate and generous” in a statement like People reports.

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

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


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You can read dozens of other tributes to Bob from his peers that keep piling up here.

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