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Kelly Rizzo Attended Jodie Sweetin’s Wedding, Says Bob Saget Was ‘Right By My Side’

Kelly Rizzo attends the 4th Annual Critics’ Choice Real TV Awards at Fairmont Century Plaza on June 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Fraser Harrison/Getty Images); Bob Saget and Jodie Sweetin attend the 30th Annual Scleroderma Benefit at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on June 16, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/WireImage

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Kelly Rizzo could feel Bob Saget’s presence on Jodie Sweetin’s big day.

On Saturday, PEOPLE exclusively revealed that Sweetin had married her boyfriend of five years, clinical social worker Mescal Wasilewski, in an intimate ceremony at a private home in Malibu.

Shortly after, Sweetin, 40, shared a celebratory post on Instagram, showing her walking down the aisle with her new husband.

Rizzo, 43, was one of those who flooded the comments section to send out congratulations. late full house The star’s wife also said that she could feel Saget’s presence as she watched Sweetin walk down the aisle.

Rizzo wrote, “What an honor it was to be there and celebrate your love… I know Bob was right by my side. Love you so much.” Rizzo wrote.

Jodie Sweetin and Mescal Wasilewski Wedding

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Rizzo married Saget in 2018. The comedian and actor passed away on January 9 at the age of 65. His body was found in his Orlando, Florida, hotel room and it was later confirmed that he had died from a head injury.

Before his death, Saget played Danny Tanner, the father of Sweetin’s character Stephanie Tanner. full house for eight seasons. He later reprized his role in the Netflix reboot. fuller house From February 2016 to June 2020.

Since his death, Rizzo has continued to live with Saget. full house classmates, and even celebrated his 43rd birthday with the group in May.

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Before their wedding, Sweetin confirmed to PEOPLE that Rizzo would be present with her. full house Costars John Stamos, Candace Cameron Bure and Andrea Barber.

“John is going to be there. Candace is going to be there, Andrea. I just talked to Lori [Loughlin.] He ain’t able to make it, and Dave [Coulier] And his wife can’t make it,” Sweetin shared. “Of course, Bob won’t be there, but Kelly, his wife, will be there.”

Sweetin then went on to elaborate on how Saget would be especially remembered at her marriage.

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“My mom and I were actually talking the other day and she said, all of it, because we were talking about who’s going to give the speech or whatever,” the actress explained. “She said, out of all the people, all I know is that Bob will be the one to give us [a speech] …he gave a speech on my first marriage, my 13th birthday.”

“I can think of all these big moments in my life when she gave the speech,” the actress said. “but [the cast] will reach there. I just tried to keep it shorter than the original full house Cast who lived in the house, like the core. The Tanner Family Plus a Gibbler.”

Jodie Sweetin Mescal Wasilewski married July 30, 2022 Malibu, California

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Continuing, Sweetin said, “My fiancé’s mom passed away about eight years ago, so she won’t be either, so I think at weddings and moments like that, you always think of those What you really want, and Bob has gone through so many moments in my life.”

“It’s been Bob and John and Dave and the cast and my real parents, and that was like family,” she said. “So yeah, he’ll definitely be missed, and I know he never liked to miss an opportunity to get up with a microphone.”

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Although Saget was missed, Sweetin and Wasilewski’s day turned out to be a perfect one.

The bride, wearing a gown from Lily Bridals, walked down the aisle with her father, Sam, while her daughters — Zoey, 14, and Beatrix, 11 — stood next to her as she and Wasilewski took personal vows and rings from K jewelers. was exchanged.

Jodie Sweetin Mescal Wasilewski married July 30, 2022 Malibu, California

Chris J. Evans Jodie Sweetin and Mescal Wasilewski

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After the backyard ceremony, 50 guests enjoyed a dinner of tacos and a guacamole bar crafted by Border Grill. The group also ate small cakes and dessert bites from Big Sugar Bakeshop.

“Mescal makes me feel completely comfortable and safe, which is what I need,” Sweetin told People. “He steps up and shows up to my girls. And we rapport so well. He really is the best partner I could have asked for.”

“I know I have the right partner for whatever I get in life,” he said. “And I couldn’t be more grateful.”

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