John Stamos admits he was initially ‘angry’ when Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen didn’t return for Fuller House

John Stamos explains how he initially felt after Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen decided not to reunite with their Full house castmates for Netflix reboot in 2016 More complete Accommodation.

Stamos discussed the twins’ absence this week and revealed he reconnected with them after the death of Bob Saget, who he says “helped” keep the cast together after the original sitcom ended in 1995.

“When the twins moved to New York…we didn’t really see them much,” Stamos said on the latest episode of Joy former Kevin McHale and Jenna Ushkowitz And that’s what you REALLY missed podcast. “I mean, we kept in touch for a bit, but Bob really did. You hear rumors – ‘Oh, they hated their childhood’ or ‘they hated being on the show’ or whatever. When I did it Fuller House, they didn’t want to come back and I was angry for a minute and it was out.”

He continued, “But they said, ‘We loved our childhood. We loved being with you guys. We miss Bob.'”

FULL HOUSE, John Stamos, Olsen Twins (Mary Kate and Ashley)

FULL HOUSE, John Stamos, Olsen Twins (Mary Kate & Ashley)

Everett Collection Inc. / Alamy John Stamos with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen on “Full House”

The siblings even visited Stamos at his home and “brought a pork chop and some sage,” he recalled. “I don’t know why, but thank you?” It was a frozen pork chop so that was really nice. So we stayed very close.

Saget died of head trauma in January 2022 at the age of 65. The comedian reprized his role as patriarch Tanner Danny in Fuller House, which ran for five seasons and featured all Full housethe original main characters except for the Olsens.



Kevin Mazur/WireImage Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen

Stamos revealed last month that he had the twins fired from the original sitcom when they were just 11 months old due to their excessive crying. He “just couldn’t deal with it” at the time, telling Josh Peck about his good guys podcast, “I said, ‘That’s not gonna work, guys,’ and I yelled it 10 times,” Stamos said. “I said, ‘Get rid of them, I can’t work like this. “”

However, their replacements did not work out. “I said, ‘Bring the Olsens back, those kids are terrible! ‘” Stamos recalled. “It was a day or something, we tried the other kids, it didn’t work out.”

Listen to Stamos’ podcast interview with McHale and Ushkowitz above.

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