An outpouring of grief. After Betty White‘s death at age 99, tons of celebrities shared their memories of the beloved actress.
Valerie Bertinelli, who starred alongside the Golden Girls veteran in Hot in Cleveland, paid tribute to White via Twitter. “Rest in peace, sweet Betty,” she wrote on Friday, December 31. “My God, how bright heaven must be right now.”
News of the Hollywood icon’s death broke just days before her 100th birthday. “[I’m] amazed,” White told Entertainment Tonight of her approaching milestone birthday in an interview published on Wednesday, December 29. “No, seriously, I’m the luckiest broad on two feet to be as healthy as I am and to feel as good as I do!”
Just two days later, her close friend and agent, Jeff Witjas, confirmed the news of her passing in a statement. “Even though Betty was about to be 100, I thought she would live forever,” he told People. “I will miss her terribly and so will the animal world that she loved so much. I don’t think Betty ever feared passing because she always wanted to be with her most beloved husband Allen Ludden. She believed she would be with him again.”
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