John Mayer paid for the plane to bring Bob Saget’s body home

John Mayer arranged and paid the bill for a private plane to fly Bob Saget’s body to California after he died in Florida, Page Six confirmed.

Showbiz 411 was the first to report the news.

The “Full House” star died in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando on Jan. 9 following a sold-out comedy show in Jacksonville, Fla. the night before. He was 65 years old.

The singer, 44, had been a friend of Saget for 15 years. They first met when the comedian asked Mayer to perform at one of his annual “Cool Comedy Hot Cuisine” parties to benefit the Scleroderma Research Foundation.

Last week, Mayer and comedian Jeff Ross, 56, went live on Instagram while picking up their Saget’s car at Los Angeles International Airport.

The couple remembered their dear friend.

Bob Saget's coffin carried by friends.
Mayer served as pallbearer at Saget’s funeral.
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“I have never known a human being on this Earth who can give so much love,” the “Your Body is a Wonderland” singer said, “individually and completely, to so many people in a way that gave everyone felt like he was a main character in their life and they were a main character in his life.

Earlier this week, Mayer, who served as pallbearer at Saget’s funeral, posted images to his Instagram account of a hoodie emblazoned with the comedian’s name on the front and the logo of the Scleroderma Research Foundation. in the back.

In the caption, he explained that the sweatshirt was being sold to raise money for the foundation. Saget served on its board and it was a deeply personal cause for him as his sister Gay died of the disease in 1996 at the age of 47.

A representative for Mayer did not immediately return Page Six’s request for comment.