White was 99-years-old and getting ready to celebrate her 100th birthday on January 17, 2022. The news came like a gut punch to many fans, who took to social media to mourn her passing.
Even though the news broke less than an hour ago, anyone and everyone in Hollywood took to social media to express their condolences for the beloved actress who passed away far too soon.
Betty White: ‘She Lived The Best Life EVER!’
Deaf actress Marlee Matlin, who is coming off the success of the critically acclaimed film “CODA” from earlier this year, tweeted, “Betty White will go down in the history books as ageless..99 or 100, the numbers belie the fact that she lived the best life EVER! RIP Betty White.”
“Star Trek” alum George Takei tweeted, “Our national treasure, Betty White, has passed just before her 100th birthday. Our Sue Ann Nivens, our beloved Rose Nylund, has joined the heavens to delight the stars with her inimitable style, humor, and charm. A great loss to us all. We shall miss her dearly.”
“When midnight strikes tonight, let us all raise a toast to Betty,” he added.
Betty White (1922–2021) 💙
You will be missed. pic.twitter.com/5rZm6DWUMQ
— Letterboxd (@letterboxd) December 31, 2021
“Freaks and Geeks” director Paul Feig tweeted, “Man, 2021, you just couldn’t slip out without one more punch in the face, could you? So sad to hear comedy legend Betty White has passed. It’s hard to imagine a world without her. It’ll be a much less funny place, that’s for sure. RIP Genius Betty.”
Betty White: ‘A National Treasure, Indeed’
“Will & Grace” actress Debra Messing tweeted, “Betty White. Oh noooooooo. I grew up watching and being delighted by her. She was playful and daring and smart. We all knew this day would come but it doesn’t take away the feeling of loss. A national treasure, indeed. Fly with the Angels.”
RIP Betty White, the only SNL host I ever saw get a standing ovation at the after party. A party at which she ordered a vodka and a hotdog and stayed til the bitter end.
— Seth Meyers (@sethmeyers) December 31, 2021
“Gravity” producer Dan Pasternack tweeted, “Betty White dying less than 3 weeks before her 100th birthday is so 2021. She was not only an icon but a warm, kind and genuine human being. She and my late mom used to have their hair done together and shared many of life’s ups and downs. Much love and respect.”
“I Have No Regrets At All. None. I Consider Myself To Be The Luckiest Broad On Two Feet.” — Betty White, 1922-2021. 💔 pic.twitter.com/39OFes3yJV
— E! News (@enews) December 31, 2021
“Happy Days” actor Henry Winkler, best known as “Fonzie,” tweeted, “Betty White : I is very hard to absorb you are not here anymore.. But the memories of your deLIGHT are ..Thank you for yur humor , your warmth and your activism .. Rest now and say Hi to Bill.”
new year’s is canceled. i don’t want to live in a 2022 without betty white 🥲 RIP to a true legend
— Alyse Whitney 수지 (@AlyseWhitney) December 31, 2021
Netflix manager Jarett Wieselman tweeted, “Betty White was an icon, a legend, and consistently found a way to be the moment over her nearly 70 year career. A trailblazer. An original. And a truly kind soul. May she be forever surrounded by four-legged animals in heaven.”
Betty White was an icon, a legend, and consistently found a way to be the moment over her nearly 70 year career.
A trailblazer. An original. And a truly kind soul. May she be forever surrounded by four-legged animals in heaven. pic.twitter.com/agiNKiSY7O
— Jarett Wieselman (@JarettSays) December 31, 2021
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