Friday 23 September 2022 03:35 AM Bob Saget's star-studded tribute show raises $1.2M for scleroderma research trends now

Friday 23 September 2022 03:35 AM Bob Saget's star-studded tribute show raises $1.2M for scleroderma research trends now
Friday 23 September 2022 03:35 AM Bob Saget's star-studded tribute show raises $1.2M for scleroderma research trends now

Friday 23 September 2022 03:35 AM Bob Saget's star-studded tribute show raises $1.2M for scleroderma research trends now

Five-time Emmy winner Dave Chappelle performed a surprise stand-up set at the star-studded Bob Saget tribute in Beverly Hills on Wednesday night, which raised $1.2M for the Scleroderma Research Foundation.

'Tonight I got drunk because I love Bob so much. Bob, I can feel you in this room tonight,' the 49-year-old controversial comedian said onstage the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.

'What a fantastic human being.'

Did it for Bob: Five-time Emmy winner Dave Chappelle (M) performed a surprise stand-up set at the star-studded Bob Saget tribute in Beverly Hills on Wednesday night, which raised $1.2M for the Scleroderma Research Foundation

Did it for Bob: Five-time Emmy winner Dave Chappelle (M) performed a surprise stand-up set at the star-studded Bob Saget tribute in Beverly Hills on Wednesday night, which raised $1.2M for the Scleroderma Research Foundation

Dave - who felt like he was 'bombing' - shared a video message the late Full House star sent to him months before his January 9 death and vowed to continue to do him 'favors forever.'

Bill Burr, Kevin Nealon, and Howie Mandel also performed sets at the $500-a-ticket Cool Comedy Hot Cuisine Tribute - which was co-hosted by John Mayer, Jimmy Kimmel and Jeff Ross.

One emotional moment was when Joel McHale asked the audience to give a standing ovation in honor of Bob, who was a SRF board member and hosted the same event for 30 years.

John Stamos introduced a touching eight-minute tribute film "Love, Laughter, and Scleroderma - which was dedicated to Saget's work raising over $26M for the organization. 

The 49-year-old controversial comedian said onstage the Beverly Wilshire Hotel: 'Tonight I got drunk because I love Bob so much. Bob, I can feel you in this room tonight'

The 49-year-old controversial comedian said onstage the Beverly Wilshire Hotel: 'Tonight I got drunk because I love Bob so much. Bob, I can feel you in this room tonight'

'What a fantastic human being': Dave - who felt like he was 'bombing' - shared a video message the late Full House star sent to him months before his January 9 death and vowed to continue to do him 'favors forever'

'What a fantastic human being': Dave - who felt like he was 'bombing' - shared a video message the late Full House star sent to him months before his January 9 death and vowed to continue to do him 'favors forever'

On their feet! One emotional moment was when Joel McHale asked the audience to give a standing ovation in honor of Bob

Bob was a SRF board member and hosted the same event for 30 years

On their feet! One emotional moment was when Joel McHale asked the audience to give a standing ovation in honor of Bob, who was a SRF board member and hosted the same event for 30 years

Mayer - who's also a SRF co-chair - auctioned off two of his guitars and performed several songs dedicated to the Grammy-nominated comedian, including his 2017 song You're Gonna Live Forever in Me.

SRF board member Susan Feniger, as usual, provided the culinary cuisine for the annual benefit.

Other celebrity guests showing up for Bob on Wednesday were his Fuller House castmates Jodie Sweetin and Lori Loughlin as well as Norman Lear, Rosie O'Donnell, Kathy Griffin, Nikki

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