It’s been a year since comedian and Full house star Bob Saget died at the age of 65, and John Mayer took to Instagram on Monday (January 9) to honor her late friend.
“One year ago today we lost Bob Saget. I loved that guy. I love saying ‘I loved that guy,'” the “New Light” singer captioned a sweet photo of Saget as he smiled for the camera as the duo is apparently about to board a plane. “Shortly after he left us, I could not finish the three words without falling apart, but now I say it with all the simplicity and complexity that love itself implies.”
Mayer continued, “I knew he was otherworldly while he was here. Every moment we spent together was the stuff of Old Hollywood Magic, of dinners and drinks and stories and laughs and memories, you knew, cut deep grooves into your soul as the lathe turned. Grief is a journey, and it’s a deep journey that someone you lose takes too; they leave the space around you and slowly climb a staircase to find a space within you. I miss him all the time, but they’re memories? They’re permanent objects. And today we take them out and hold them and trade them and remember how much Bob Saget meant to us.”
The star concluded by noting, “I loved that guy and I always will.”
Sage’s wife, Kelly Rizzo, took to the comments section to write in response: “Man, did he love you. And he always will. I mean look at his face… that pure happiness is the look of “yay, I gotta fly home with John!” – so glad you caught that.”
After his death, the late Full house Starr’s relatives confirmed that authorities have determined the cause of death to be head trauma. The statement added that drugs and alcohol were not involved. “They have concluded that he accidentally hit the back of his head on something, didn’t think about it and went to sleep,” the family said of the inquest into Saget’s death. The comedian was found dead in his Orlando hotel room in January. 9, 2022.
Watch Mayer’s full tribute below.