Ashley Olsen Makes Rare Public Appearance to Support Bob Saget at His Scleroderma Research Foundation Event

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Ashley Olsen made a rare public appearance on Tuesday night. 

The actress-turned-fashion designer stepped out to support her former TV dad, Bob Saget, at the 30th anniversary of the Scleroderma Research Foundation's Cool Comedy -- Hot Cuisine fundraising event in New York City. 

Saget, who became a board member of the foundation after losing his sister to sleroderma, took to Instagram to thank Olsen for her support. 

"So honored my dear friend Ashley Olsen came to support my SclerodermaResearch.org Foundation @SRFcure Event as she has all these years," he wrote, adding that the foundation raised $1.2 million for scleroderma research. "Here we share a photo with my friend John Oliver, once again generously hilariously performing at #CoolComedyHotCuisine - Thank you for your support, John and Ashley."

Saget has remained close with Olsen and her sister, Mary-Kate, over the years, and recently defended their decision not to return to Fuller House. 

"People should do what they want with their lives, and when they're 9 months old and they get a job, [they have a right to stop doing it]," he told ET in November. "I love them very very much, Ashley and Mary-Kate, and they love what they do and acting is not what they want to do."

"People should do what they want to do," he added. 

See more in the video below. 

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