I checked out this video of us of the final episode of “Full Home,” the ultimate bows. All of us gathered round, and Bob finally walked over and he hugged me, kissed me. However I don’t know the way shut I used to be to him on the finish there. I didn’t assume I wanted a Bob in my life. I had my mother and father. I had my religion. I had no matter.
However then my dad dies, and this man steps up like no one in my life as a result of everyone else was busted up. My sisters, my mother. However Bob wasn’t, and he simply stepped in and took care of me, even to the purpose of “Can I host your dad’s funeral?” Two hours of soiled jokes that I assume my dad would’ve favored. However he gave folks what they wanted at that second. Everyone wanted fun, and he did it.
I believe that one actually cemented our friendship. After which it simply obtained nearer and nearer from there, to the purpose of we simply had been there via all a very powerful moments. Now I’ve to get via them with out him, you already know?
His divorce was first, and I believe that’s when possibly he would say I used to be round for him. I used to be his Cyrano via a number of stuff. I keep in mind being on a textual content on a primary date with him, telling him what to say, what to do. After which when he broke up with that lady, he was virtually dwelling on my sofa. I imply, we had been as shut as anybody might be. However everyone mentioned that about him.
Bob was a fantastic listener, however generally you needed to inform him to hear. Right here’s the reality, too: There was a degree in our life and our friendship, about 10 or 11 years in the past, once we had been like a married couple. We had been each single and round one another quite a bit, and I mentioned, “You’ve obtained to go to a therapist if we’re going to remain associates.” I had this nice man. Bob began going to him, and it actually helped. Bob can be speaking about himself, speaking about himself, and then you definitely’d see one thing in his eyes go, “Oh. Now I’ve obtained to ask about John. ‘How are you?’”
However subsequent to my mother, he was my greatest cheerleader, my greatest fan. He would brag about me to folks. Once I introduced “Fuller Home” again and it was successful, at first you could possibly see he was like, “Why didn’t I consider that?” After which nearly each interview it was, “John did this. He’s the one who obtained us collectively. We owe it to him.”