Bob SagetMemory is alive.
The late actor and comedian was among many stars honored during the In Memoriam tribute at the 2022 Emmys on Sept. 12. Watching the tribute was quite an emotional experience for the Full house star’s wife, Kelly Rizowho shared her heartfelt reaction to the segment with fans on Instagram.
“I’ve been a wreck all day waiting for this,” she wrote on her Instagram Story on Sept. 12, alongside a clip of Saget from In Memoriam. “My heart broke again. But I know he would be proud of this recognition.”
She added, “It’s still so bizarre and surreal.”
The In Memoriam tribute, which featured a performance by john legendalso honored Betty White, Nichelle Nichols, Ray Liotta, James Caan, Sidney Poitier and friends of Saget Gilbert Gottfried and Louis Andersonamong many others.
Saget died of a traumatic brain injury on January 9 in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Orlando, Florida. The 65-year-old was in the middle of a stand-up comedy tour at the time and had performed the night before at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall near Jacksonville.