John Mayer and Jeff Ross mourn Bob Saget as they get his car back

John Mayer and Jeff Ross remember Bob Saget as a “big brother” and the “king of the comedy world”.

Mayer, 44, and Ross, 56, reflected on their longtime friendship with the ‘Full House’ alum as they picked up his car at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday, three days after Saget’s sudden death at age 65.

The couple went live on Instagram while driving down California’s Interstate 405 to share some of their favorite memories of the late comedian.

“You know how effusive you have to be in your love for everyone in your life, so that every person he loved would be told by another, ‘He loved you so much’? Everyone is held in place by Bob’s insistence on telling everyone how much he loves everyone,” Mayer said driving the car Saget had parked at LAX before flying to Florida to a concert.

The comedian was found dead Sunday in his Ritz-Carlton Orlando hotel room after performing the previous night in Jacksonville, Florida.

The ‘Your Body Is a Wonderland’ singer continued, “I have never known a human being on this Earth who can give so much love, individually and completely, to so many people in a way that gives everyone felt like a main character in their life and they were a main character in his life.

Mayer also referenced the importance of family to Saget. After losing his older sister, Gay, to scleroderma in 1994, he dedicated his life to finding a cure for the disease.

“He had every excuse under the sun to be cynical, upset, suspicious,” the Grammy winner said. “He had every reason to be the guy in the back of the bitter bar. [But] he laughed and he spread joy, and his protest against the cruelty of these things was that he was going to smile and spread love and be childish and be innocent and love.

Mayer went live on Instagram during the drive home.
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Ross also paid a moving tribute to his fellow comedian, who he said “treated everyone like family.”

“[Bob] really took care of everyone… If you need a doctor, if you need a lawyer, if you need a pastrami sandwich at 3 am because a girl came to you heartbreaking Bob was that guy,” the “Roastmaster General” said. .

“He liked to make people happy. It didn’t matter who you were, your status… he kind of took his TV family and made them his real family, which is unheard of,” he continued. “He’s going to miss something for a long time.”

Ross also joked about the experience of trying to pick up Saget’s car from the airport — or, in his own words, “getting that cowboy horse back to camp.”

“We went four floors looking for him, trying to figure out where he was parking, and sure enough he parked right by the entrance. It’s Bob Saget, he’s got a rockstar parking lot,” Ross joked.

“Bob had his Lexus to go to a restaurant, then this junky Prius…it took a bit, but we got it out of LAX.”

Jeff Ross in Bob Saget's car.
Ross joked that Saget had “rockstar parking” at the airport.
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Mayer then added, “This is the only time in my life that I’ve been honored to help out a friend at LAX,” adding that Saget’s parking ticket turned out to be $250.

He concluded the 30-minute live stream with some final thoughts on the actor, affectionately known as “America’s Dad.”

“I have to say, we’re just a few stars in the galaxy of Bob Saget’s loved ones,” Mayer said. “Everyone has a spiritual connection to Bob. He made me laugh. He made me feel like I belonged…Bob never asked anyone for anything except scleroderma stipend every year.

Ross added: “So if there’s a message to any of this, follow the Scleroderma Research Foundation. If you have it in your heart, if you have a few extra shekels in your pocket, it’s definitely a good cause… What can we say other than, “We love you, Bob. Long live King Saget.

Saget’s widow, Kelly Rizzo, was one of many people who took to Instagram Live. She later wrote on her story that Mayer and Ross have been “supporting and caring for me” since her husband’s untimely death.

“I am happy [the airport trip] gave them time to ruminate and share their love of Bob with everyone who watched,” Rizzo wrote. “The Prius is now home.”


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