Bob Saget died of a ‘brain injury,’ his family told reporters
Bob Saget’s cause of death has been revealed.
The late “Full House” star died of a “cerebral hemorrhage” following an unspecified head injury, multiple sources reported Wednesday night.
Sources with “direct knowledge” told TMZ that Saget’s head was impacted after entering his room at the Orlando Ritz-Carlton on Jan. 9 and, without knowing the extent of his injury, he died. was asleep. He died of a “cerebral haemorrhage”; TMZ reported that there was “an obvious bruise” on the back of her head.
The comedian’s family released the following statement to “Stephanie Ruehle Reports” producer Lauren Peikoff, who tweeted it:
“Authorities have determined that Bob died of a traumatic brain injury. They concluded that he accidentally hit the back of his head on something, didn’t think about it, and fell asleep. No drugs nor alcohol were involved.
After confirming Saget’s death, police said there were no signs of foul play or drugs at the scene.
Shortly after the news broke, Saget’s family also confirmed his sudden death with a heartbreaking statement.
“We are devastated to confirm that our beloved Bob passed away today. He was everything to us and we want you to know how much he loved his fans, performing live and bringing people together from all walks of life with the laugh,” the Saget family said in a statement to Page Six.
“Although we ask for privacy at this time, we invite you to join us in remembering the love and laughter Bob brought to the world.”
Celebrities and former co-stars, including Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, expressed their shock and sorrow at the news shortly after.
“Bob was the most loving, compassionate and generous man. We are deeply saddened that he is no longer with us, but please know that he will continue to be by our side to guide us with such grace. that he always has,” the Olsen twins said in a statement to Page Six.
“We think of his daughters, his wife and his family and send him our condolences.”
The famous siblings played the shared role of Michelle Tanner, the youngest daughter of Saget’s “Full House” character Danny Tanner. They played alongside Saget from 1987 to 1995.
Saget is survived by his wife, Kelly Rizzo, and three daughters from a previous marriage, Aubrey Saget, Lara Melanie Saget and Jennifer Belle Saget.