Lori Loughlin joins wife of Full House co-star Bob Saget at fundraiser

Lori Loughlin attended the annual “Cool Comedy Hot Quizine” event held in honor of the comic later this year to support Bob Saget’s wife Kelly Rizzo.

The pair posed for photos at an event in Beverly Hills on Wednesday. Laughlin, 58, appeared in a black gown with a clutch bag, while Lizzo, 43, appeared in a brown dress with black heels.

The annual fundraiser was conducted by the Scleroderma Research Foundation. Saget served on the organization’s board of directors from 2003 until his unexpected death on January 9 (his cause of death was later determined to be an accidental blunt head injury). rice field).

Many of Saget’s famous friends were also in attendance, including John Mayer and Dave Chappelle.

“It was an amazing evening honoring the most incredible man we will ever forget…raising over $1.2 million to find a cure for scleroderma @srfcure – Bob’s lifelong philanthropy,” Lizzo wrote on Instagram, I shared a photo I took with Laughlin and other stars at the event. “Bob has been a champion of this cause and this event for over 30 years and to say it was surreal that he wasn’t there…all night.”

Laughlin, who previously paid tribute to Saget, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud with her husband, Mosimo Giannulli, in 2020 and served two months in prison. He was sentenced to five months in prison a month.

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The actress has since stepped into the spotlight and is set to star in her first comeback film in 2023. fall in wintershe joined Full house Alum John Stamos and Jodie Sweetin attended the event. This was also in the week of the show’s milestone 35th anniversary.

“When it was over, it was time to move on. I was trying to keep my distance from it,” Stamos, 59, told PEOPLE. Full house at Wednesday’s event. “And it got bigger and bigger every year, and I realized, ‘Why am I running away from this? ‘” I did enough work too, so I felt like I could do other things and prove myself as an actor.And now I absolutely love it.I love it.

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Lizzo, who married Saget in October 2018, also reflected on her late husband’s love of the show at the event.

“I think it’s the only TV show where the cast was actually a family,” she told PEOPLE.

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