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John Stamos ‘Heartbroken’ Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Won’t Reprise Role on ‘Fuller House’

John Stamos is reportedly heartbroken that Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen won’t reprise their role as Michelle Tanner on the upcoming Full House reboot, Fuller House. Stamos, who played Uncle Jesse ...
John Stamos ‘Heartbroken’ Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Won’t Reprise Role on ‘Fuller House’
Written by Kimberly Ripley
  • John Stamos is reportedly heartbroken that Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen won’t reprise their role as Michelle Tanner on the upcoming Full House reboot, Fuller House.

    Stamos, who played Uncle Jesse in Full House, and is both producing Fuller House and reprising his Uncle Jesse role on a guest-starring basis.

    The new 13-episode series will premiere on Netflix next year.

    John Stamos took to Twitter to voice his disappointment in the Olsen twins’ decision.

    He shared another Twitter message shortly thereafter, offering a bit more of an explanation.

    In addition to John Stamos, Fuller House will feature Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, and Andrea Barber in feature roles as D.J. Tanner, Stephanie Tanner, and Kimmy Gibbler, respectively. Lori Loughlin, Bob Saget, and Dave Coulier will guest star on the Full House reboot.

    John Stamos also issued a statement via Facebook about the love the Full House actors have for their roles.

    Just so you reporters know – this is not a money gig for any of us- quite the opposite – we want to give the fans what…

    Posted by John Stamos on Friday, May 22, 2015

    There can’t be too many people who are surprised that Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen aren’t returning to Fuller House. Hopefully once filming for the Netflix show begins, John Stamos won’t feel as much heartbreak and will instead feel only excitement and joy.

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