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Celebrities - Betty White

Betty White Ludden (born January 17, 1922) better known as Betty White, is an American actress, comedienne, singer, author, and former game show personality. With a career spanning seven decades since 1939, she is best known to modern audiences for her television roles as Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls. As of 2011, she is starring as Elka Ostrovsky in the TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland. She has also released several books over the span of her career. In August 2010, she entered a deal with G.P. Putnam Sons to produce two more books, the first of which was scheduled for release in 2011.

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1 Never Boned Still rocks.
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2 Hot In Cleveland Did the world really need this??? Did she???
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3 Day 1 Sucked from the start.
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1 DolFan, I hope that you didn't give any over-the-hill actress any ideas! The sad part is: you're right; it's just a matter of time before this happens (God save us)! -- Submitted By: (jimdcarter) on December 10, 2012, 10:30 pm - (0 votes) - Login to Vote
2 As long as she doesn't come out with a swimsuit/nude calendar (and you just KNOW one day a woman over 70 will do this) than I'll be able to maintain what's left of my sanity. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on June 5, 2012, 7:14 pm - (1 votes) - Login to Vote
3 Betty's always been kind of rowdy, just harken back to her appearances on Match Game and Hollywood Squares. I think her recent popularity came after that Super Bowl commercial she did. I've always liked her, but I agree she has become a bit overexposed. -- Submitted By: () on June 4, 2012, 12:58 pm - (1 votes) - Login to Vote
4 Still doesn't make it right, Travoltron. Still doesn't make it right. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 30, 2011, 7:29 pm - (2 votes) - Login to Vote
5 These kind of roles may be the only kind of starring roles women of their age are offered. Hollywood has been having elderly characters spew "hip" dialogue for quite a while now. "I'm gonna haul ass to Lollapalooza!" - The Simpsons -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on August 29, 2011, 2:21 pm - (1 votes) - Login to Vote
6 Oh don't get me wrong, I've never watched HIC either. Just watching the ads for it are horrifying enough. You've got our venerable Betty spouting such tripe as, "When you see a cutie, you've gotta tap that booty!" Seriously?!?! Was she saying stuff like that 40-50 years ago? I think not! And again, she's being paid good money to say this. At least, I *hope* that's the only reason she acts that way. Her and Chloris Leachman are by far the two worst offenders when it comes to women over 75 acting like high school hos. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 26, 2011, 8:54 pm - (3 votes) - Login to Vote
7 I hear what you're saying Dolfan, but you must understand I have a rather dark and almost inconsistently off-the-wall sense of humor (and it even sometimes borders on the juvenile, :)) -Honestly, I can't really comment on 'Hot In Cleveland' because I just don't watch it. Basically, because I think the whole premise of the show seems to be built around 'Betty White being raunchy' and for me, that would get old really fast. Amending what I said earlier, the whole bit was "funny and refreshing" WHEN it was sudden and new particularly when she did it on SNL (and I don't want to hear about how much "SNL sucks now..." I know, I know that's another subject altogether) because it was so - in a word- unexpected (I mean, that's what makes the punchline of a joke so funny, it's typically unexpected). However, I would say that at this point the 'joke' has gotten a bit stale now, and now that Betty white has gone in that unexpected direction, had her fun and infused her career with new life- perhaps she should cool it a little with the Jr. High humor and use her talents (and new found fame) to focus on more worthy efforts. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on August 26, 2011, 10:57 am - (1 votes) - Login to Vote
8 I have never found people over 40 acting like they're back in junior high to be "refreshing". With age should come wisdom. It's pathetic that people over 40 now feel they absolutely *must* act that way in order to have any fun at all. I feel very strongly about this. Plus, you know she's getting paid good money to spout that inane drivel on Hot In Cleveland, right? -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 25, 2011, 6:32 pm - (2 votes) - Login to Vote
9 I think the appeal of Betty White at this point in her career is the fact that she's sort of this living contradiction. She has all the outward appearances and mannerisms of a sweet grandmotherly type lady and then- BOOM- we get blindsided by her when she busts out a raunchy joke. It does seem to be reaching the boning point. For awhile, I had to admit that it was refreshing and amusing to see a lady her age cutting loose and having some no-holds-barred fun with the third act of her career. But this whole Betty White mania is beginning to get a wee bit old now. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on August 25, 2011, 10:07 am - (2 votes) - Login to Vote
10 Meh. Why should being the last living Golden Girl be anything special? Only in today's America would someone actually get praised for that. I don;t care who she's the last of, I just want her off my TV before she cracks any more 7th grade jokes. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 23, 2011, 6:55 pm - (2 votes) - Login to Vote
11 I always thought she was more fun as Mary Richard's nemesis Sue-Ann Nivens than as daffy Golden Girl Rose! Still, I'm glad to see she's steadily working even though few if any of her contemporaries in the industry are employed. -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on August 23, 2011, 1:18 pm - (2 votes) - Login to Vote
12 Jp, I think that her recent surge in popularity is because she's the last living Golden Girl (not that I'm bothered by that or anything). -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on August 22, 2011, 4:52 pm - (1 votes) - Login to Vote
13 I don't have any issues with Betty White. But, what I don't understand is why she's blown up in popularity. Is it because she the last Golden Girl. Does she share a similar admiration likened to George Burns? What is it exactly that keeps her in the limelight. I don't have any problems with her working, that's her choice. I just don't understand her infamy is all. -- Submitted By: (Jp) on August 21, 2011, 7:03 pm - (2 votes) - Login to Vote

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