Chappelle was performing on the Peppermint Membership in West Hollywood when he introduced up Saget’s loss of life.
“Tomorrow, I’ll go and lay my comrade to relaxation. Hear, I am getting outdated. At my age, lots of people I do know die as a result of I began doing comedy younger; all my friends are older than me. These n—-s are dying like hotcakes,” he started.
“I didn’t see Bob coming,” Chappelle added. “Man, he simply texted me, and I noticed the textual content yesterday, and I by no means texted him again ’trigger I used to be simply busy.”
“It occurs,” Chappelle continued. “I’m simply saying this to remind you: These moments are valuable. After I come out at night time, I am not simply hanging out. I am making reminiscences. S–t, after I exit at night time, I am making historical past.”
The beloved actor-comedian, recognized for his longtime tv function as Danny Tanner on “Full Home” and because the former host of “America’s Funniest Residence Movies,” was discovered useless on Sunday in his lodge room in Orlando, Florida. He was 65.
Deputies in Orange County have been referred to as that night time about an “unresponsive man” in a lodge room on the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando and located Saget useless, in line with a sheriff’s assertion on Twitter. Detectives discovered “no indicators of foul play or drug use on this case.”
Saget’s spouse, Kelly Rizzo, launched her personal assertion concerning his loss of life on Monday.
“My complete coronary heart. Bob was my absolute the whole lot,” she mentioned. “I’m so fully shattered and in disbelief. I’m so deeply touched by the outpouring of affection and tribute from our associates, household, his followers and his friends.
“When the time is correct and when this information will not be as uncooked, I look ahead to sharing extra of Bob with the world. Sharing how a lot he meant to me, all of these round him, and the way a lot all of his followers and associates meant to him as nicely,” the assertion continued. “Thanks for respecting my privateness presently.”
Saget is survived by his spouse and three grownup daughters with first spouse Sherri Kramer — Aubrey, Lara and Jennifer. Saget and Kramer divorced in 1997.
Fox Information’ Melissa Roberto contributed to this report.