Bob Segat explains how death ‘changed’ him in an earlier unpublished interview

In the months leading up to his sudden death, Bob Sejet There was mortality in the brain.

You know, Fuller House The star was found dead in her hotel room at Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Florida in January. Exactly eight months ago, though, he himself reflected on the idea of ​​death and the ways in which it had helped him to change for the better.

This reflection has been made during an candid interview To this day with Radio Rahim Podcast in May 2021 – which has not yet been made public.

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Which will be released during the conversion Light In three episodes this week, Saget opened up about losing multiple loved ones throughout his life and explained how it helped him “grow” as a person. He told the host Radio Rahim In the first part of the interview, per People:

“I am proud of myself because I have come up with something new. At 65, I’m different than I am. We are all rethinking what we said 20 years ago, 10 years ago, four years ago. I don’t even rethink it, I don’t have the same way of humor or conversation… I think therapy, having three kids, seeing people die in the last few years, mortality, all these things have changed me fortunately. My kids tell me, ‘Dad, you’re different. It’s nice to see you grow up. ‘

When Segate explained the loss of loved ones, such as his uncles, aunts, cousins, and sisters, all of whom had a profound effect on him, he was inspired to embrace life at an early age for his father’s reaction to the death of family members.

“I was 9 years old, and there were so many deaths between us that my father would say [having fun] In me – he didn’t teach me that. I just saw, hey, he responded. He buried four brothers and one sister in his life. He buried all his siblings. I helped him write a speech in Philly at 3:30 in the morning … I said, ‘This is going to be the smallest funeral in your life, Dad. You’re 85, and I’m not going to let you down. ‘ And his brother died and he lived about 78 years, which was longer than any other. They died at the age of 40, 37, had a really weird heart attack, so I have a heart doctor. [general practitioner]. And my dad wrote a lecture, we did it together. “

Sedget shares how his father finally gave a speech that helped change his outlook on life and death, adding:

“[His] The ending was something like, ‘I’ll see you in 30 years, Joe.’ And it is better to stop with something sweet that makes people feel loved. “

Elsewhere in the chat, the actor revealed that he started filming with an eight-millimeter camera as a way to deal with the many deaths of his family. He explained:

“[The deaths] It started when I was 7 years old and then every two years someone dies. [I had] One cousin died – she died of cancer at the age of 23 after giving birth to her child – and then many cousins ​​went through a lot of hardship, so I was like 9, 10, 11, 12, 14. It was a lot. And then I lost my two sisters … there was a lot of pain, and my parents couldn’t cope. And whenever they finally started trying to reorganize, something more terrible happened. And then one of my sisters was diagnosed with scleroderma in 1994.

Art veterinarian Danny Tanner says his role The whole house She was credited with directing and directing a TV movie about the disease based on her sister’s life. He explained the 1996 project:

“I was working for ABC, so they let me make this TV movie where Dana Delaney played the role of my sister. I have benefited over 30 years and we have raised over $ 50 million for the Scleroderma Research Foundation. It affects most women and you can die from your lung, pulmonary hypertension. It’s an autoimmune and vascular disease, but it’s more common than you think.

Hopefully, Sage’s wise words will inspire others to see death in the same way.

Watch the first episode of the actor’s interview (below) to know more.

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