John Stamos is “not ready to say goodbye” to his longtime friend and “Full House” co-star Bob Saget, who was found dead Sunday in a hotel room in Orlando, Fla.
In his latest tribute to the 65-year-old comic, with whom he recently reunited for Netflix’s “Fuller House” reboot, Stamos decided he’s “going to imagine (Saget) out there, still on the road, doing what he loves with all his heart and humor.”
In the “Full House” franchise, Saget and Stamos played brothers-in-law Danny Tanner and Uncle Jesse, respectively.
“I’m not ready to accept that he’s gone — I’m not going to say goodbye yet,” Stamos wrote on Instagram before envisioning what Saget would be doing if he were still alive.
“He’s standing on stage, killing! Another two-hour set in front of a couple hundred of the luckiest people on the planet. They’re laughing so hard, they weep.”
Tuesday’s Instagram post comes shortly after a “broken” and “gutted” Stamos tweeted about Saget’s death in a state of “complete and utter shock,” stating, “I will never have another friend like him.”
On Monday, Stamos and his “Full House” castmates released an emotional joint statement reflecting on “all the beautiful memories of our sweet, kind, hilarious, cherished Bob.”
Also mourning the loss of Saget is Jimmy Kimmel, who broke down in tears while remembering his friend and fellow comedian on Monday’s episode of his late-night TV show. At one point, Kimmel apologized for crying and told viewers, “I taped this, like, 14 times.”
“I have so many wonderfully kind and supportive texts and emails, calls from Bob,” Kimmel said. “He always had a compliment. He would write sometimes just to tell me he loved me.”