“Full House” patriarch Bob Saget appears to be standing by longtime co-star Lori Loughlin, who was arrested earlier this month for her alleged involvement in a massive college-admissions scandal.
During an interview with TMZ, Saget voiced vague support for his TV relative, who, along with husband Mossimo Giannulli, is accused of paying $500,000 so that daughters Olivia Jade and Isabella would be admitted to USC as rowing recruits, despite not being athletes.
Saget, who said he wasn’t in the habit of doing man-on-the-street interviews, wouldn’t say whether Loughlin thought she deserved jail time if convicted. But he did echo what co-star Candace Cameron Bure said earlier this month.
“I just love who I love,” Saget told the gossip site. “Candace said it really good at the Kids’ Choice Awards: “You love who you love,” he said, adding, “Life’s complicated. I don’t like talking about it.”
Though Cameron Bure didn’t mention Loughlin by name at the award show Saturday, her speech was interpreted as a response to Loughlin’s legal problems.
“A loving family sticks together no matter what,” she said. “They stick together through the hard times, they support each other, they encourage one another, they pray for each other and they stand by their side, no matter how tough it gets.”
John Stamos, who was out with Saget when TMZ caught them, said he isn’t ready to publicly comment on his TV wife’s predicament.
“I will at some point,” he promised. “I’m just not ready yet.”
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