Kelly Rizzo says she plans to give a deeper glimpse into who her TV legend husband was when the news of his passing is ‘not as raw’ and the ‘time is right.’
AceShowbiz –Bob Saget‘s wife Kelly Rizzo is “shattered” after the untimely passing of her husband, whom she dubbed her “absolute everything.” The TV host has gotten candid about her feelings in the wake of the comedian/actor’s sudden death.
“My whole heart. Bob was my absolute everything,” the lifestyle expert told Page Six on Monday, January 10. “I am so completely shattered and in disbelief. I am so deeply touched by the outpouring of love and tribute from our friends, family, his fans and his peers.”
Kelly said she plans to give fans a deeper glimpse into who her late husband was when the news of his passing is “not as raw” and the “time is right.” She added, “Sharing how much he meant to me, all of those around him, and how much all of his fans and friends meant to him as well. Thank you for respecting my privacy at this time.”
A source additionally told PEOPLE of Kelly’s state, “Kelly is in shock and processing everything, but appreciative and touched by the outpouring of love from friends, family, his peers, and fans.”
Meanwhile, Bob’s daughter has shared the final text message she received from her father before he died. On Sunday, Aubrey Saget posted on her Instagram Story a screengrab of the text exchange from the comedian, who was in the midst of his “I Don’t Do Negative” stand-up tour. “Thank u. Love u. Showtime!” he wrote to her.
Bob died suddenly in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando on Sunday, January 10 in the middle of comedy tour. He was 65 years old. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded after security found him unresponsive in his room. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
The cause of death is not immediately given, but authorities said, “Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.” They additionally noted, “the Medical Examiner’s Office will make the final call on the cause and manner of death.”
Bob’s family said in a statement to PEOPLE after his death, “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 from all walks of life together with laughter.”
The Saget family added, “Though we ask for privacy at this time, we invite you to join us in remembering the love and laughter that Bob brought to the world.”
Bob married Kelly, host of Eat Travel Rock TV, in 2018. They don’t have any child together, but he shares three adult daughters, Aubrey, 34, Lara, 32, and Jennifer, 29, with his first wife, screenwriter and former attorney Sharri Kramer.
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