The comedian reportedly died from head trauma, his family revealed in a statement to the public.
The sudden death of Bob Saget left the world reeling in shock and now, one month after his demise, the cause has finally been revealed. The Full House alum reportedly died from head trauma at 65, his family revealed in a statement to E! News. "In the weeks since Bob's passing, we have been overwhelmed with the incredible outpouring of love from Bob's fans, which has been a great comfort to us and for which we are eternally grateful," expressed his family this week.
"Now that we have the final conclusions from the authorities' investigation, we felt it only proper that the fans hear those conclusions directly from us," continued the statement. Apparently, the comedian "accidentally hit the back of his head on something, thought nothing of it, and went to sleep," according to the conclusion provided by authorities. They also noted that there was no drugs or alcohol involved in his untimely death.
Concluding the statement, they shared, "As we continue to mourn together, we ask everyone to remember the love and laughter that Bob brought to this world, and the lessons he taught us all: to be kind to everyone, to let the people you love know you love them, and to face difficult times with hugs and laughter."
On January 9, 2022, the well-loved actor was found dead in his Orlando hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton just hours after sharing his thoughts on Twitter about his Jacksonville show earlier. "Loved tonight’s show @PV_ConcertHall in Jacksonville. Appreciative audience. Thanks again to @RealTimWilkins for opening. I had no idea I did a 2 hr set tonight. I’m happily addicted again to this s--t," wrote Saget in what would become his final social media post. At the time, authorities ruled out the possibility of foul play.
Saget was a renowned standup comedian who was also known for hosting America's Funniest Videos. That being said, he was best known for his role of Danny Tanner, a loving patriarch, on Full House. The late actor went on to reprise his role many times on the show's Netflix followed up Fuller House alongside cast member John Stamos, Candace Cameron Bure, Dave Coulier, Lori Loughlin, and so on.
"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," shared his family following his death. "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." He is survived by his wife, Kelly Rizzo, daughters Aubrey, Lara, and Jennifer, who he shares with his former wife Sherri Kramer.
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