Bob Saget‘s well-known mates are choosing up the place he left off, elevating seven figures for a trigger close to and pricey to his coronary heart … scleroderma analysis.
John Mayer, Jimmy Kimmel and Jeff Ross took over internet hosting duties for his or her late good friend Wednesday at an annual fundraiser for the Scleroderma Analysis Basis, with the occasion elevating $1.2 million for essential analysis.
Bob hosted SRF’s signature occasion, «Cool Comedy • Scorching Delicacies,» for 30 years earlier than his loss of life … and this yr’s fundraiser featured a particular video tribute to Bob, introduced by John Stamos and Mike Binder.
Dave Chappelle confirmed as much as the Beverly Hilton for a shock efficiency, even sharing a private video message he received from Bob earlier than he handed. Invoice Burr joined Dave on stage for a pair jokes too.
Different celeb performers included comedy units from Howie Mandel and Kevin Nealon, plus a musical quantity from Mayer. Joel McHale led the reside public sale.
Attendees plunked down $500 simply to get contained in the constructing … they usually chowed down on a sit-down dinner curated by celeb chef Susan Feniger.
Bob’s sister, Homosexual, died from scleroderma — a gaggle of uncommon illnesses that contain the hardening of the pores and skin and connective tissue — again in 1994 when she was solely 47 … and the SRF’s annual fundraiser has now raised over $28 million for analysis to discover a remedy.