John Stamos opens up about shedding his pricey good friend Bob Saget in his new memoir If You Would Have Instructed Me. Just some weeks after having dinner with Bob, John writes that he obtained a name from his publicist asking about his Full Home co-star. At first, John didn’t imagine the rumor that Bob had died as a result of a pretend story about John dying in a airplane crash had swirled weeks earlier.
The Full Home star, 60, reveals that he texted Bob, “Child, you round?” Bob by no means texted again. Quickly, John’s worst concern got here true. He calls Bob’s dying “private, painful, and past perception.”
John provides, “While you lose a finest good friend, you lose a bit of your historical past. I really feel misplaced. That’s not a very good factor for me. Up to now, feeling stripped of somebody I beloved made me need to be a part of them. No approach I’d ever attempt to overdose or blow my brains out, however I’ve a historical past of wanting that dangerous feeling of vacancy to go away quick. Not this time. No medication, no booze, no bullsh*t.
The Huge Shot actor admits everybody was in “disbelief” over Bob’s sudden dying. “Bob was such an enormous a part of our lives,” John continues. “Nobody can fathom life with out him. It’s too quickly to place that thought into phrases. In between the tears, there’s silence. It might be simpler if Bob have been right here filling up all of the empty areas.”
Bob was discovered lifeless in his Ritz-Carlton lodge room in Florida on January 9, 2022. He was on a stand-up tour and had carried out the night time earlier than. It was later decided that he died from blunt head trauma as a result of an unintentional blow to the again of his head, an harm he possible sustained from a fall. He was 65.
January 2024 will mark two years since Bob’s passing. At Bob’s funeral, John delivered a touching eulogy about his good friend. John is brutally sincere in his memoir about how a lot he misses his finest good friend.
“I’m nonetheless not prepared to just accept that he’s gone. Undecided I ever will probably be,” John writes. “I attempt to think about him nonetheless on the street, doing what he loves. He’s standing onstage, killing. One other two-hour set in entrance of a pair hundred of the luckiest folks on the planet. They’re laughing so laborious they weep. And simply after they catch their breath, he grabs his guitar and slays with certainly one of his musical closers. There’s an encore, and one other, and one other. Everybody desires an encore with Bob.” If You Would Have Instructed Me is accessible now.