Prompted by a fan's question, Saget gave his opinion on the Cosby ordeal

Credit: Source: HuffPost Live

Funny man Bob Saget briefly stepped away from the jokes on Tuesday, getting serious to discuss one of his mentors, Bill Cosby.

During and interview with HuffPost Live, the former Full House actor was asked by a fan if he thought Coby’s reputation had been tarnished by the sexual assault allegations against him.

“I think any human being that does things that are despicable to other human beings will be slightly tarnished by history,” Saget, 59, said. “I went to Temple University [Cosby’s Alma Mater], and he was a mentor of mine It’s very sad.

“I think the answer is obvious: The man has been tarnished. And it’s just sad for all of the people involved.”

Although Cosby has not been formally charged with anything, over 40 women have publicly come forward with accusations that the actor sexually assaulted them in the 1970s and ’80s.

Cosby has continuously denied the accusations of sexual assault. His lawyer, Marty Singer, said that the claims, “about alleged decades-old events are becoming increasingly ridiculous.”

Since allegations began to surface, the Cosby Show star has kept a low profile, but he and his wife of 50 years, Camille, were recently photographed together in New York City for the first time together in more than a year.

While they haven’t been seen much, a source told PEOPLE in July that little has changed in their marriage despite the court documents released earlier that month in which Cosby acknowledges having multiple extramarital affairs, using drugs with women, and attempting to conceal his behavior from his wife.