Bob Saget has speculated on the days beyond before his own unexpected death while paying homage to late star Betty White.
Saget was among many celebrities and fans who took to social media to honor White after his death on December 31 at the age of 99. He took to Instagram that day to discuss the career of the beloved comedy icon and tell a story about his meeting. He concluded her heartfelt post by speculating on White’s current situation, noting that she believed she would reunite with her husband, Allen Ludden, in the afterlife.
“She always said the love of her life was her husband, Allen Ludden, whom she lost in 1981. Well, if things work out according to Betty’s plan, in the afterlife they are reunited. “, wrote Saget. “I don’t know what happens when we die, but if Betty says you’re going to be with the love of your life, then I’m happy to defer to Betty on that.”
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Elsewhere in her post, Saget honored White, calling her “smart, kind, hilarious, sincere, and so full of love.” He noted that the first time he saw her was when he sneaked onto the set of “The Mary Tyler Moore” at the age of 15 and “had it. watched banging everything she said out of the park “.
Ludden, a beloved game show host and TV personality, has died aged 63 after battling stomach cancer. White never remarried, telling Larry King in 2014, “Once you’ve had the best, who needs the rest?”
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Sadly, it seems Saget’s speculation about the afterlife turned out to be prophetic as he died just nine days after White. Saget has loved ones who preceded him in death. In 1985, his sister Andrea died of a cerebral aneurysm. In 1994, the comedian and actor lost his other sister, Gay, to scleroderma, an autoimmune disease, according to People. In addition to doing a lot of charitable work throughout his career to fight disease, Saget turned his grief into art in the 1996 TV movie “For Hope”. Starring Dana Delaney, the story was loosely based on Gay’s struggle and helped raise awareness of the disease.
Saget called finding a cure for scleroderma one of his “life missions” in a May 2021 Instagram post.
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The comedian was found unconscious in a hotel room in Orlando, Florida, hours after a standing performance. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that Saget had died in a tweet to the public. A spokesperson for the Sheriff’s Office told Fox News that lawmakers responded to a call at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando just after 4 p.m. and found Saget unconscious in a hotel room and were pronounced dead at the scene.
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Like White, in the hours following his death, countless celebrities, friends and fans took to social media to share their thoughts on Saget’s legacy. Among the many who expressed their shock at Saget’s death were his “Full House” co-stars like John Stamos, who tweeted that he was “gutted” to hear the news of his very. good friend.