Beloved TV dad Bob Saget dies at 65
Comedian and actor Bob Saget has died at the age of 65.
On Sunday afternoon, he was found unresponsive in his Orlando, Florida hotel room. Reports say detectives found “no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.”
Saget was in Florida as part of his “I Don’t Do Negative Comedy Tour.”
On Saturday, he went on social media, expressing how good it was to be on the road again.
Saget posted, “I’m back in comedy like I was when I was 26. I guess I’m finding my new voice and loving every moment of it.”
Saget played the loveable and sweet dad, Danny Tanner on Full House from 1987-1995.
During his long stink on the sitcom, he hosted “America’s Funniest Home Videos” from 1989 -1997.
His familiar voice was also heard as the narrator on the long-running show “How I met your mother.”
Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, who played the role of his youngest daughter on Full House, shared this statement.
“Bob was the most loving, compassionate, and generous man. We are deeply saddened that he is no longer with us but know that he will continue to be by our side to guide us as gracefully as he always has.”
Fans and friends have been sharing condolences.
I am broken. I am gutted. I am in complete and utter shock. I will never ever have another friend like him. I love you so much Bobby.— John Stamos (@JohnStamos) January 10, 2022
I don’t know what to say 💔. I have no words. Bob was one of the best humans beings I’ve ever known in my life. I loved him so much.— Candace Cameron Bure (@candacecbure) January 10, 2022
Apple teams with Oprah to create Sidney Poitier documentary
A documentary about the late Sidney Poitier is in the works at Apple, with Oprah Winfrey serving as executive producer.
Reports say the film about the legendary actor has been in production for more than a year.
On January 7th, Poitier passed away at his home in the Bahamas at 94 years old.
The renowned performer, producer, and director transformed how Black people were portrayed in film.
In 1964 he won an Academy Award for his role in “Lilies of the Field” making history as the first black actor to win an oscar.
Some of his other films include “To Sir with Love,” “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” and “In the Heat of the Night,”
Poitier was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009.
We are deeply saddened by the news of trailblazer, humanitarian, and cultural icon Sidney Poitier's passing.— The Black Caucus (@TheBlackCaucus) January 7, 2022
May his memory be a blessing.
"In my case, the body of work stands for itself… I think my work has been representative of me as a man."
— Sidney Poitier pic.twitter.com/0HTcxNnzuc
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Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire watched latest Spiderman movie incognito
Spidermen Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield snuck into the movie theatre to watch “Spiderman: No Way Home.”
In an interview with ET, Garfield says he is happy to be able to talk about returning to the world of Spiderman.
Garfield and Maguire both played the leading role in their early careers.
He shared, “On opening night of ‘Spiderman: No Way Home.’ I snuck into the theatre with my baseball hat and mask and just watched; in fact, Toby and I were together. It was a beautiful thing to share.”
Garfield portrayed the lead role in “The Amazing Spider-Man” in 2012 and “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” in 2014.
He says he feels like he, Macquire, and Tom Holland are like brothers, with him being the middle child, joking “I feel like the three of us are part of the Peter Parker support group.”