Betty White marks 99th birthday Sunday; up late as she wants
FILE - Actress Betty White poses for a portrait in Los Angeles on June 9, 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)LOS ANGELES – True to form, Betty White has something impish to say about her birthday Sunday. “Since I am turning 99, I can stay up as late as I want without asking permission!” she told The Associated Press in an email. Her birthday meal will be a hot dog and French fries brought in — along with a bouquet of roses — by her longtime friend and agent, Jeff Witjas. In January alone, White is on screen in reruns including “The Golden Girls” and “Hot in Cleveland”; the 2009 Sandra Bullock movie “The Proposal,” and the 2018 documentary “Betty White: First Lady of Television,” about her life and career.
Betty White preps for 99th Birthday, says she is ‘blessed with good health’
American actress and comedian Betty White will be turning 99 on Sunday! The “Golden Girls” actress has been quarantining at home during the pandemic, while working on the re-release of her 1970s show “The Pet Set,” according to reports. In an interview, White talked about her health and happiness. “I am blessed with good health,” she told People, “so turning 99 is no different than turning 98.”She told People it is a sense of humor that keeps her going. You can lie to others — not that I would — but you cannot lie to yourself.”Betty White was born in 1922, in Oak Park, Illinois.