Jimmy Kimmel broke down in tears as he paid an emotional tribute to Bob Saget in a pretaped monologue Monday evening – calling the late actor and comic “the sweetest man” who “always had a compliment.”
“Bob was the sweetest. He was the sweetest man,” Kimmel mentioned on his present as he choked again tears. “I’ve so many splendidly type and supportive texts and emails and calls from Bob.
“He always had a compliment. He’d write sometimes just to tell me he loved me and I know he did that for many people… He had something funny to say about everything and nothing bad to say about anyone. Never,” the Emmy Award-winning discuss present host mentioned.
“He was so funny, and I’m not talking about ‘Full House’ or ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ or stand-up comedy or movies, I mean funny for real,” Kimmel continued.
“Like, when you walked into a party, you saw Bob and his wife, Kelly, in the corner, you go straight to them and stay for as long as you could. Because he had something funny to say about everything, and nothing bad to say about anyone. Never,” he mentioned.
“If there were people he didn’t like, he kept it to himself. He was — unlike me, he was a good person,” he added.
Kimmel additionally revealed that when his son was within the hospital, Saget “checked in a lot.”
“He was very kind to everyone and he had no problem telling you that he loved you and what you meant to him,” he mentioned.
The “Jimmy Kimmel Live” host additionally took time to recount the “Full House” star’s efforts to elevate cash within the struggle in opposition to scleroderma, a uncommon autoimmune illness that claimed the lifetime of certainly one of Saget’s sisters, Gay.
After she was recognized, Saget joined the board of administrators for the Scleroderma Research Foundation, which Kimmel urged folks to donate to.
The host later pulled out a replica of an electronic mail he acquired from Saget, by which they mentioned their youngsters.
“One night soon let’s go out and have some meat and some good damn drinks and talk about how lucky we are that we have them,” he learn from the message.
Saget was reportedly discovered lifeless in his Florida lodge room mattress by a housekeeper after he missed his late checkout time.
The cleaner made the grim discovery when she entered his room on the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando at about 4 p.m. Sunday — an hour after the 65-year-old was due to try, a supply informed People.
Saget’s official reason for dying has but to be decided, however investigators mentioned they’d discovered “no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.”