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Bob Saget’s boyfriend, Gilbert Gottfried, details his last conversation with the actor before his sudden death

Gilbert Gottfried remembers his friend Bob Saget and the last conversation he had with the actor-comedian before his death.

Gottfried said he spoke with Saget a few days before his death in Florida on Sunday, and the first thing that comes to mind when he remembers his friend’s personality is how “funny, fast and kind “.

“It was just typical fun, madness. We just say outrageous things. We make each other laugh. It’s like there was nothing different from any other time,” Gottfried recalls from his last. conversation with Saget on the “Hollywood Raw” Podcast.

Gottfried added that Saget had explained that he “couldn’t wait to get back on the road”.

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VIDEOS AFTER DARK – Bob Saget is the host of “Videos After Dark” on ABC. ()
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Saget was found dead in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed. He was 65 years old. Hours before his death, Saget showed up standing at Ponte Vedra and spoke of the thrill of being back on the road in a final Twitter post.

“Loved tonight’s show @PV_ConcertHall in Jacksonville. Grateful audience,” Saget wrote alongside a photo of him. “Thanks again to @RealTimWilkins for opening.”

Gottfried said Saget was “the same guy he’s always been” during their last conversation.

“Always making jokes. The minute either of us started talking seriously, we came up with a very tasteless joke,” Gottfried added.

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Aubrey Saget, Mary-Kate Olsen, comedian Bob Saget and Ashley Olsen attend Stand Up For Scleroderma at Carolines On Broadway on November 8, 2010 in New York, City.

Aubrey Saget, Mary-Kate Olsen, comedian Bob Saget and Ashley Olsen attend Stand Up For Scleroderma at Carolines On Broadway on November 8, 2010 in New York, City.
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Gottfried, who is 66, said that upon learning of sudden death in the entertainment industry, his first thought was whether drugs or alcohol played a role.

“Every time I hear about someone’s death I always think it’s okay, was he on drugs?” Was he drinking? Was he overweight or in poor shape? Then you find out, no, none of that is true. You want to feel safe. You mean, ‘Oh, okay, he was shooting heroin. I do not do it.’ No, he was never someone I knew was drugging or drinking or anything like that, ”Gottfried said.

Gottfried revealed that comedian Jeff Ross called and broke the news of Saget’s death to him. At first he thought it was a joke.

“I was like, oh, this is a lead for a tacky joke, so I wanted to hear the punchline. I say ‘Ok’. And then I find out that no, there’s no punchline to that. , and it’s actually true, “he added.

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Comedian Gilbert Gottfried detailed his last conversation with Bob Saget.

Comedian Gilbert Gottfried detailed his last conversation with Bob Saget.
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Authorities in Florida confirmed Monday that an autopsy of the death of the great comedian and television had been performed.

“An autopsy was performed this morning on Robert Lane Saget. Mr Saget is a 65-year-old man who was found unconscious in his hotel room,” said Joshua Stephany, Chief Medical Examiner for Orange Counties and Osceola, in a statement. press release obtained by Fox News Digital.

“The cause and mode of death are pending further study and investigation,” Stephany said. “At this time, there is no evidence of drug use or criminal activity.”

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“Our condolences go out to those close to Mr. Saget during this difficult time,” the statement concluded, noting that a final report has yet to be completed.

A spokesperson for the Sheriff’s Office previously told Fox News Digital that MPs responded to a call at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando just after 4 p.m. and found Saget unconscious in a hotel room and was pronounced dead on the streets. premises. The Orange County Fire Department also answered the call.

From g.  to right: Jodie Sweetin as Stephanie Tanner, Bob Saget as Danny Tanner, Mary-Kate or Ashley Olsen as Michelle Tanner and Candace Cameron Bure as DJ Tanner in "Full house."

From g. to right: Jodie Sweetin as Stephanie Tanner, Bob Saget as Danny Tanner, Mary-Kate or Ashley Olsen as Michelle Tanner and Candace Cameron Bure as DJ Tanner in “Full House”.
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“We are devastated to confirm that our beloved Bob passed away today,” the Saget family said of the comedian who played Danny Tanner in “Full House” and “Fuller House” in a statement.

“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 laughs,” the statement read.

Fox News’s Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report.

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