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Andrea Barber, Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Michael Campion, Elias Harger and Soni Bringas in "Fuller House."

SALT LAKE CITY — Candace Cameron Bure spoke out in support of her “Fuller House” co-star Lori Loughlin on the “Today” show on Tuesday.

Bure, who appeared on “Today” with “Fuller House” co-star Jodie Sweetin, said the cast of “Fuller House” is “family.”

“It’s too personal to us and we would never want to talk about someone that’s such a dear and close friend,” Bure told Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb. “I’ve already said that we are family and we stand by each other and pray for each other, and we’ll always be there for each other.”

Context: The cast’s comments come as Lori Loughlin, who appeared on “Fuller House” and “When Calls the Heart,” prepares for her court date on Wednesday. Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli are accused of paying $500,000 in bribes so that their daughters could attend the University of Southern California as crew recruits.

Flashback: The cast of “Fuller House” appeared the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards in March where they reportedly spoke out in favor of Loughlin, which I wrote about for the Deseret News.

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  • Andrea Barber, who plays Kimmy Gibbler, said during the event that the family has a lot of heart, according to Page Six.
  • “You have been laughing alongside our family for four seasons and this family has a lot of heart,” she said.
  • And then Bure added, “And where there’s a lot of heart, there’s a lot of love. And a loving family sticks together no matter what. 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.”