Kelly Rizzo Attended Jodie Sweetin’s Wedding, Says Bob Saget ‘She Was Right Next To Me’

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.

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 Frazer 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

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

Rizzo, 43, was one of many who flooded the comments section to send their congratulations. The latecomer Full house The star’s wife also said she could feel Saget’s presence as she watched Sweetin walk down the aisle.

“What an honor to be there and celebrate your love… I know Bob was there for me. I love you so much. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️,” Rizzo wrote.

Wedding of Jodie Sweetin and Mescal Wasilewski

Wedding of Jodie Sweetin and Mescal Wasilewski

Chris Jay Evans Jodie Sweetin and Mescal Wasilewski

Rizzo married Saget in 2018. The comedian and actor died on January 9 at the age of 65. His body was found in his hotel room in Orlando, Florida, and it was later confirmed that he died of blunt force trauma to the head.

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 Feb 2016 to June 2020.

Since his death, Rizzo has continued to be close with Saget’s Full house co-stars, and even celebrated her 43rd birthday with the team in May.

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Before her wedding, Sweetin confirmed to PEOPLE that Rizzo would be in attendance with her Full house actors John Stamos, Candace Cameron Bure and Andrea Barber.

“John will be there. Candace will be there, Andrea. I just talked to Lori [Loughlin.] He can’t make it, and neither can Dave [Coulier] and his wife doesn’t make it,” Sweetin shared. “Of course, Bob won’t be there, but Kelly, his wife, will be.”

Sweetin then explained how Saget will be especially missed at her wedding.

“My mom and I were actually talking the other day and she said, all of this, because we were talking about who’s going to give the speech or whatever,” the actress explained. “He said, of all people, I just know Bob would be the one to give it to us [a speech] … He gave a speech at my first wedding, my 13th birthday.”

“I can think of all these great moments of life when he gave a speech,” noted the actress. “But [the cast] I’ll be there. I just tried to keep it small in the original Full house cast that lived in the house, like the core. The Tanner family plus a Gibbler.’

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

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

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Continuing, Sweetin said: ‘My fiance’s mum passed away about eight years ago so she won’t be there either so I think weddings and moments like this, you always think about the people you really wish were there and Bob I’ve been there in so many moments of my life.”

“It was Bob and John and Dave and the cast and my real parents, and that was like family,” he added. “Well, yes, he will certainly be missed and I know he never liked to miss an opportunity to get up with a microphone.”

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Although Saget missed, Sweetin and Wasilewski’s day was perfect.

The bride, wearing a dress by Lili Bridals, walked down the aisle with her father Sam, while her daughters — Zoie, 14, and Beatrix, 11 — stood by her side as she and Wasilewski exchanged personalized vows and rings from Kay Jewelers .

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

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

Chris J. Evans Jodie Sweetin and Mescal Wasilewski

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

“Mescal makes me feel completely comfortable and safe to shine as bright as I need to,” Sweetin told PEOPLE. “He steps up and shows up for my girls. And we get along so well. He’s really the best teammate I could ask for.”

“I know I have the right partner for the rest of what life brings,” she added. “And I couldn’t be more grateful.”

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