Bob Saget’s wife asked Elon Musk to double-check the late comedian’s Twitter account
A year laterComedian Bob Saget has a request for his billionaire wife and Twitter CEO Elon Musk: Give Saget back his blue badge.
Saget’s widow Kelly Rizzo wrote on Twitter on Monday – the first anniversary— Asking Musk why he lost his verified status on the social media platform after the comedian’s death.
“Hi @elonmusk – 1 year anniversary of Bob’s (@bobsaget) death today I see he’s not confirmed? Rizzo wrote. “My husband really loved Twitter. Can something be done to honor his legacy? Thank you. (friends, please help).
She said the Full House star was disappointed to see her checkmark removed when she took to Twitter.
“The only reason I’m bringing this up is because I know Bob is going to be very upset about it,” Rizzo said. “He was like, ‘Hey, if someone sees my page and all the jokes I’ve been tweeting for years, how are they going to know it’s me!?’
Currently, Twitter does not have a way to remember the accounts of deceased users. The only way forward available for these accounts, it is up to verified family members to request the platform to delete them entirely.
Musk has yet to respond to Rizzo’s tweets, but fans and supporters echoed his sentiments, prompting memorial Twitter accounts.
“Maybe a special color check for past legends?” one user responded to Rizzo’s tweet.
On January 9, 2022, Saget died at the age of 65 in an Orlando hotel room while on a comedy tour. autopsythe actor died of an accidental head injury, which may have been caused by a fall.
Best known for his role as Danny Tanner, a single father of three daughters, on the 1990s sitcom Full House.