Bob Saget on Lori Loughlin's college admissions scandal: 'It's a strange time'

Bob Saget still has love for his Fuller House co-star, Lori Loughlin.

The actor made an appearance on the Today show on Tuesday to talk about his new movie, Benjamin, and he was asked about Loughlin recently pleading not guilty to all the charges against her concerning her alleged involvement in a massive college admissions scam. The 54-year-old actress and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, are accused of paying $500,000 in bribes to get their daughters, 19-year-old Olivia and 20-year-old Bella, admitted to the University of Southern California as recruits for the crew team, even though neither of them participated in the sport.

"I think I'm underqualified," Saget said.

When asked if he's spoken to Loughlin since the scandal erupted, he joked, "We go by carrier pigeon."

"But, I will say I love her and I will say no comment," he continued. "It's a personal thing because it's a strange time and what do you say?"

Saget has previously shown his support for Loughlin. In late March, he commented on the sensitive predicament he was in when asked by paparazzi about the actress' current legal troubles.

"I usually don't do interviews on the street, but you love who you love in your life," Saget told cameramen after leaving lunch in Los Angeles with his fellow Fuller House co-star, John Stamos. "Candace [Cameron Bure] said it really good at the Kids' Choice Awards. You love who you love." 

"I'm on the team of people that I love, but life's complicated," he added. "I don't like talking about it, but you gotta love your people."

Meanwhile, Stamos commented, "I'm just not ready to talk about it."

Cameron Bure and Fuller House stars Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber appeared to reference Loughlin's situation while accepting the award for Favorite Funny TV Show for the popular Netflix revival at the Kids' Choice Awards last month.

"A loving family sticks together no matter what," Cameron Bure said onstage. "They stick together through the hard times, they support each other, they encourage one another, they pray for each other, and they stand by their side, no matter how tough it gets."

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Lori Loughlin and John Stamos through the years
FULL HOUSE - 'Tough Love' - Airdate: October 5, 1993. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)LORI LOUGHLIN;JOHN STAMOS
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 14: FULL HOUSE - Season Seven - Gallery - 9/14/93, Lori Loughlin (Rebecca), John Stamos (Jesse), (Photo by Bob D'Amico/ABC via Getty Images)
FULL HOUSE - 'Be Your Own Best Friend' - Airdate: April 5, 1994. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)JOHN STAMOS;LORI LOUGHLIN
FULL HOUSE - 'Trouble In Twin Town' - Airdate: November 11, 1992. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)JOHN STAMOS;LORI LOUGHLIN
FULL HOUSE - 'Trouble In Twin Town' - Airdate: November 11, 1992. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)JOHN STAMOS;LORI LOUGHLIN
FULL HOUSE - 'Leap Of Faith' - March 21, 1995. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)LORI LOUGHLIN;JOHN STAMOS
FULL HOUSE - 'Good News, Bad News' - Airdate: October 19, 1990. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)LORI LOUGHLIN;JOHN STAMOS
FULL HOUSE - 'Greek Week' - Airdate: September 21, 1990. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)LORI LOUGHLIN;JOHN STAMOS
FULL HOUSE - 'Bachelor Of The Month' - Airdate: November 26, 1991. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)LORI LOUGHLIN;JOHN STAMOS
Lori Loughlin and John Stamos (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Lori Loughlin and John Stamos (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
John Stamos and Lori Loughlin during Target Hosts LA Fashion Week Party for Designer Mossimo Giannulli - Inside at Area in West Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by L. Cohen/WireImage for LaForce and Stevens)
Lori Loughlin and John Stamos at the The Belmont in Los Angeles, California (Photo by John Sciulli/WireImage)
LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 868 -- Pictured: (l-r) John Stamos with surprise guest Lori Loughlin on July 19, 2013 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 03: ***EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE*** Lori Loughlin, John Stamos and Jodi Sweetin attend mothers2mothers Charity Event at Red O on November 3, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tiffany Rose/WireImage)
SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 10: Actors John Stamos (L) and Lori Loughlin (R) attend the TV Land Icon Awards at The Barker Hanger on April 10, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 16: Lori Loughlin and John Stamos attend the premiere of Netflix's 'Fuller House' on February 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 05: John Stamos and Lori Loughlin are seen on May 05, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by gotpap/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 08: Lori Loughlin and John Stamos attend the 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 8, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
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