Bob Saget was cracking jokes about COVID-19 variants — and disclosing his personal analysis — on a podcast simply days earlier than he handed away.
“It’s very popular, it’s doing very well,” the “Full House” icon, who died Sunday on the age of 65, joked of the Omicron variant throughout a Jan. 5 interview on the podcast “A Corporate Time with Tom & Dan.”
“It is not good, it does not feel good,” he continued. “I don’t know if I had Delta or … I might have had a combo. Maybe at one point they [Delta and Omicron] were working together.”
Saget, who didn’t specify when he battled COVID, then in contrast the virus variants to comedians. “At one point Omicron was opening for Delta but Omicron got so big that Delta’s opening now.”
He additionally spoke in regards to the expertise of performing stand-up for audiences in the course of the pandemic.
“If it’s half-full, I go, ‘Oh, that’s disappointing,’ then all of a sudden 200 people show up because they decide at the last minute, ‘What the hell, when are we going to see Bob? He might die from COVID, let’s go see him,’” he joked on the time.
The podcast was recorded simply days earlier than Saget was discovered useless in his Ritz-Carlton Orlando resort room on Sunday after performing the night time earlier than in Jacksonville, Fla.
Authorities stated there was no indication of foul play or medicine, although his reason for demise has but to be revealed.
His household later confirmed his demise in a joint assertion.
“He was everything to us and we want you to know how much he loved his fans, performing live and bringing people from all walks of life together with laughter,” the Saget household shared.
“Though we ask for privacy at this time, we invite you to join us in remembering the love and laughter that Bob brought to the world.”