In an exclusive interview with Closer Weekly, Bob Saget, 61, opens up about finding happiness again with his new girlfriend, Kelly Rizzo, 38.
From Full House to America’s Funniest Home Videos, Bob made millions of Americans laugh for decades. But offscreen, he struggled through losing two sisters and divorcing the mom of his three beloved daughters.
Headed to an undisclosed vacation for the birthday celebration of my girlfriend Kelly aka @eattravelrock ~ FYI– We're not on a bus. A post shared by Bob (@bobsaget) on May 19, 2017 at 10:49am PDT
Headed to an undisclosed vacation for the birthday celebration of my girlfriend Kelly aka @eattravelrock ~ FYI– We're not on a bus.
A post shared by Bob (@bobsaget) on May 19, 2017 at 10:49am PDT
"I didn’t think I’d have a relationship again," Bob reveals to Closer. "I was kind of in that 'just work, make people happy and take care of your kids until they’re 90’ mindset."
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But he recently found new love with his girlfriend, travel-dining web series host Kelly Rizzo, who moved from Chicago to LA to be with him. "My daughters love her!" he says with a smile.
"She’s a remarkable person, and she’s really talented," he gushes of his girlfriend. "She’s got her own website and streaming series called Eat Travel Rock."
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Kelly will be by his side on Friday, June 16 when he’s honored at the Cool Comedy, Hot Cuisine benefit for the Scleroderma Research Foundation, which he’s supported for decades to honor his late sister, Gay. "To be busy and do things you’re passionate about is great," he says. "I’m happier today, and I’m the youngest 61-year-old I know!"
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John has appeared in numerous television series including ER and Necessary Roughness. He also starred in the FOX sitcom Grandfathered with Josh Peck.