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John Stamos Gets Emotional In 67th Posthumous Birthday Tribute To Bob Saget

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By Afouda Bamidele on May 19, 2023 at 3:00 PM EDT

John Stamos has nothing but the warmest memories of his late friend and actor Bob Saget.

The "General Hospital" alum's life had turned upside down after he learned that his beloved pal had died at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Florida, during his comedy tour. The late star, who was 65 years old, has now been honored by Stamos on what would have been his 67th birthday on Wednesday, May 17.

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John Stamos Evokes Bittersweet Memories For Bob Saget's 67th Posthumous Birthday

Stamos got in touch with his emotional side as he marked his friend's big day with a special social media tribute. The Project Cuddle spokesperson took to Instagram to share a clip of him and Saget performing on an episode of "Historical Roast."

The performance saw Mary Todd Lincoln (Natasha Leggero), Harriet Tubman (Yamaneika Saunders), and John Wilkes Booth (Stamos) roast America's 16th president, "Honest Abe" Lincoln (Saget). Beneath the nostalgic video, the "Never Too Young to Die" star penned:

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"Happy birthday @bobsaget. It still doesn't seem real. I was thinking about you all day and thinking about all the wonderful birthdays that we celebrated together. Usually me throwing you a gigantic expensive party and you taking me to The Smokehouse in the Valley. I'll be John Wilkes Booth to your Abe Lincoln anytime. I miss you so much."

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"Still hard to believe that funny guy isn't around to entertain us anymore," one fan sadly expressed in the comments, as another wrote, "It will never feel real, it just doesn't make any sense. He is still supposed to be doing shows he could have done." A third fan commented:

"Thank you for this John you him and Dave always will be brothers for life," and a fourth claimed, "Missing Bob lots today! love you both!"

A fifth netizen commented, "Such a beautiful friendship can only continue to live beyond death," and the "Historical Roast" official Instagram page added, "We love you John! We think about you and Bob and how incredible you are all the time."

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Stamos' heartfelt update comes two months after he announced the impending release of his memoir, "If You Would Have Told Me" on Instagram. He uploaded a picture that featured him staring straight at the camera with a slight smirk on what appeared as the book cover.

In the caption, the "Losing It with John Stamos" host acknowledged that he got the inspiration to work on the book after Saget's death as it made him realize the possibility of having "something" in his story that people can relate to.

The Soapy Award winner noted that the book would be filled "with laughs, tears, and some fun filler, just like life" before stating, per The Blast, "What I discovered was that I'm here for every hurt and heartbreak because I'm here for every joy. There is a lot more life to live beyond these pages, but so far it's been one h*ll of a ride."

The book is set to be released in October.

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The 'How to Marry a Billionaire: A Christmas Tale' Actor Reflected On The Moment His Newborn Met His Old Pal

Bob Saget accompanies John Stamos to his Hollywood Walk Of Fame honor with the 2393rd star

When Stamos welcomed his son Billy with his second and current wife, Caitlin McHugh, Saget was among the first people to meet the tot. Five years after the heartwarming event and one year after his best pal's passing, the 59-year-old uploaded a vintage photo of the exact moment the late 65-year-old met Billy.

In the pics, the "Grandfathered" actor held his baby boy in his arms while lovingly looking at Saget, whose hand was on little Billy. Their former "Full House" costar Lori Loughlin was also spotted smiling at the precious boy in the shot. For its caption, the "ER" star typed, "#Tbt Meet and greet with some of my favorite people."

The walk down memory lane birthed an emotional response from his followers, like this one who commented, "Love how you look at Bob with such love. Such a beautiful memory you get to hold onto. Thank you for sharing it with us."

A second person declared, "That's such a great picture. Sweet loving memories❤️," and a third chimed, "The sweetest picture. Rip @bobsaget.” Meanwhile, a fourth individual noted, "I wish this picture were from today ?"

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