Bob Saget stays silent on Lori Loughlin college admissions scandal on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

A scheduling coincidence nearly made for an uncomfortable interview on Tuesday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," but Kimmel and guest Bob Saget conspicuously avoided the biggest headline of the day.

Saget was already slated to appear on Kimmel's show when news broke of Lori Loughlin's alleged involvement in a nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. And when the show kicked off, Kimmel didn't hold back on the topic in his opening monologue, devoting several minutes to the subject.

"Loughlin allegedly got her daughters into USC through the rowing team, even though her daughter had never rowed a boat," he said before showing a fake doctored photo of Loughlin's daughter Olivia rowing on a lake. "How the school fell for these Photoshops, I don't know."

But when Saget sat down for his chat with Kimmel, the conversation didn't edge anywhere near the scandal.

Saget did, however, talk about his recent wedding, which several of his co-stars attended as guests.

"John Stamos, of course, was there just trying to show us he's better-looking" than the bride, Saget joked.

Saget and Loughlin's names have been linked more than three decades: The two first started working together on "Full House" in 1987, and in 2016 they became co-stars again in the rebooted "Fuller House."

Loughlin turned herself in to the FBI on Wednesday.

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Okay, so we went and did it. And damn are we happy. Bride: @eattravelrock Photographer: @NicoleGoddard
@bobsaget and I dressed up as a bride and groom for Halloween. 👰🏼🤵🏻Seriously though, best day of my life. Photography: @nicolegoddard
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 08: Actor Bob Saget and Kelly Rizzo attend the 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 8, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 08: Actress Bob Saget (L) and Kelly Rizzo (R) attend the 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 8, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 27: Actor / Comedian Bob Saget (L) and Kelly Rizzo attend the premiere of 'Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind' from HBO Documentary Films' at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on June 27, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 27: Bob Saget (L) and Kelly Rizzo attend the Los Angeles Premiere of Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind from HBO on June 27, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for HBO)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 04: Bob Saget and Kelly Rizzo are seen on April 04, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by gotpap/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 14: Actor / Comedian Bob Saget (L) and Kelly Rizzo (R) attend the screening of HBO's 'The Zen Diaries Of Garry Shandling' at Avalon on March 14, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
Love the people in this picture. The most loving and legendary @George_Shapiro Katie Killean & of course my gal Kelly. In case you’re wondering, we were celebrating our engagement— and I know George and I will be very happy together.
How did I suddenly show up in Rio with my GF and my BFF for his birthday! Happy Birthday John!
I'm a lucky dude. Repost @eattravelrock - Romantic date night with my incredible man celebrating several milestones. @bobsaget 🍣🍶
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 16: Actors Bob Saget and Kelly Rizzo attends 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)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 28: Kelly Rizzo and Bob Saget attend the Garden of Laughs concert benefitting The Garden of Dreams Foundation at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 15: Actor Bob Saget and Kelly Rizzo attend the Skip1 Night for helping impoverished children and families at Loews Hollywood Hotel on October 15, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)
Took a pic of my girlfriend @eattravelrock (that's her legal name) just so I could photobomb it. Waiting at the airport for delayed flight cause apparently they work on the runways on weekends. Great idea, right? Doesn't anybody work at night anymore?
Excited to go enjoy my bff @johnmayer play with @deadandcompany in Vegas. Here we are backstage with my gal @eattravelrock aka Kelly and my buddy @therealmikeyoung aka Mike.
Headed to an undisclosed vacation for the birthday celebration of my girlfriend Kelly aka @eattravelrock ~ FYI– We're not on a bus.
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Sherri Kramer and Bob Saget attend the 2018 Netflix Primetime Emmys After Party at NeueHouse Hollywood on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Netflix)
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