John Stamos opens up about his childhood want for fame

John Stamos needed to be well-known from a really younger age however, as an grownup, had a life he did not at all times wish to dwell, he mentioned in an interview with correspondent Tracy Smith for “CBS Sunday Morning,” to be broadcast Sunday, October 2 on CBS and streamed on Paramount+.

“I needed to be well-known; I needed to be well-known so dangerous,” he mentioned. “And as soon as I obtained it, I cherished it. I nonetheless do. You know, these individuals go, ‘Oh, I hate being well-known.’ … If you see me someplace, ask for an image. I’m pleased to do it as a result of it is what I needed my entire life.” 

Stamos (who’s about to begin the second season of the Disney+ collection “Big Shot”) has been a fixture within the leisure panorama for many years. He’s labored on every thing from daytime cleaning soap operas to Broadway exhibits, and can be an achieved musician who excursions with The Beach Boys. He’s maybe greatest identified for his work on the TV collection “Full House.”

He admits a few of the consideration that got here with the household sitcom was tough as a result of it wasn’t the place he noticed himself as an actor.

The present helped make him an enormous star … and with seems to be, allure and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, it appeared like he had the proper life. But there have been instances, Stamos mentioned, he did not at all times wish to dwell it.

“For the longest time, after I was not sober, after I was fuzzy, I assumed, ‘I’ve carried out all of it’ … I did not wanna kill myself, however I did not care if I died,” Stamos mentioned.

“I did not. I mentioned, ‘I’ve carried out all of it … If I die tomorrow, it is OK,'” he added. “What was I pondering? I hadn’t carried out all of it – I nonetheless have not carried out all of it, not even shut.”

John Stamos, presently starring within the collection “Big Shot,” with correspondent Tracy Smith. 

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Stamos additionally talks with Smith about his mother and father, his lengthy affiliation with The Beach Boys, marriage and fatherhood. 

To watch a trailer for the collection “Big Shot” click on on the video participant beneath: 

Big Shot Season 2 | Official Trailer | Disney+ by
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