Kelly Rizzo, the spouse of the late comic Bob Saget, has requested Elon Musk for a Twitter-related favor on the anniversary of her husband’s demise.
Saget died on January 9, 2022 in his Florida resort room whereas touring. His sudden demise on the age of 65 shocked the comedy world, with a variety of celebrities and comedians paying tribute.
TV host, actor and America’s dad Saget was a preferred determine on social media too, with over 2.2 million followers on Twitter. Hoping to commemorate his love for the platform, Saget’s widow Rizzo requested the brand new proprietor of Twitter if he may assist honor his reminiscence.
“Hello [Elon Musk]—at present on the 1 yr anniversary of Bob’s passing, I noticed he is not verified? My husband really cherished Twitter. Out of respect for his legacy, can one thing be carried out? Thanks kindly,” Rizzo wrote.
Rizzo is an actress, producer, way of life blogger and TV host in her personal proper. She at present fronts the net sequence Eat, Journey, Rock TV.
She continued, “And the one cause I am addressing this in any respect is as a result of I do know Bob can be very bummed about this. He’d say ‘hey, if somebody goes to see my web page and all of the jokes I’ve tweeted through the years, how will they know it is for certain me!?'”
Rizzo tweeted this on Monday, the anniversary of Saget’s demise. Musk has but to answer her request, although different well-known names responded to supply their help.
Actor and comic Seth Inexperienced responded with the hashtag “#BobSagetImmortal.” Podcast host and businessman Jason Calacanis wrote, “A real legend, an enormous loss,” and likewise urged Twitter introduce a memorial characteristic for accounts.
Craig Thomas, co-creator of How I Met Your Mom, a sitcom which Saget labored on for 9 seasons, additionally provided his help to Rizzo. “Considering of Bob at present, Kelly, sending good ideas in his reminiscence from the entire HIMYM Workforce,” he wrote.
In keeping with Twitter’s assist heart, there are a selection of how through which an account can lose its verified standing, as Saget as soon as had on his. Within the comic’s case, he misplaced his blue test mark subsequent to his title most certainly as a result of the account turned “inactive or incomplete.”
Except Twitter make an exception for Saget’s account, it’s unlikely the verification mark will return. Accounts can nonetheless get the blue test mark by paying $11 a month for the controversial Twitter Blue.
Rizzo additionally mentioned the lack of her husband on an episode of The Kelly Clarkson Present on January 3, 2023.
“He was a power of nature,” she mentioned of her husband earlier than explaining how she’s coping. “I am doing okay, all issues thought of. It’s a journey. I’ve simply been utterly targeted on gratitude, and being grateful for the time that we had collectively, versus being upset that we did not have extra time.
“Bob lived a thousand lifetimes in his 65 years. He really modified the world, and he made it a greater place, and he made an influence, and that is all you possibly can actually ask for in life, proper? It makes me at peace with it,” Rizzo mentioned.
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