Right here’s to 2021! Like the remainder of the world, Betty White has spent a lot of the previous yr locked down at residence amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, she has one thing to look ahead to in January: her 99th birthday.
“Betty is in good well being and spirits,” the legendary actress’ rep solely tells Us Weekly.
White “want to work together along with her associates however doesn’t” as a consequence of social distancing tips, in response to her rep. She does occupy her time with loads of different secure actions although.
“Crossword puzzles are not any match for Betty,” her rep tells Us. “She reads a variety of newspapers, watches choose tv and will get a number of train in her residence strolling up and down bed room stairs.”
The Emmy winner can be gearing up for a brand new launch. Her present The Pet Set, which briefly aired within the early Nineteen Seventies, will probably be accessible for the primary time on digital platforms and DVD on February 23, 2021, in honor of its fiftieth anniversary. The set contains 39 half-hour episodes with celeb company reminiscent of Carol Burnett, Mary Tyler Moore and Burt Reynolds in addition to a variety of animals like tigers, elephants and gorillas.
White has remained lively in Hollywood since launching her profession in 1939, most lately voicing characters within the 2019 animated movies Toy Story 4 and Hassle. She additionally has a Christmas film within the works at Lifetime, which the community introduced in Could however in the end postponed as a result of pandemic.
“We’re all nonetheless dreaming of a white Christmas with Betty White — sadly we must wait till 2021,” Lifetime mentioned in a press release in September. “The film is being pushed to subsequent yr as a consequence of COVID filming restrictions.”
The Golden Ladies alum final made a public look in September 2018, when she took the stage on the seventieth Primetime Emmy Awards and got a standing ovation from the star-studded audience after being launched by Saturday Evening Dwell stars Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon.
“It’s unbelievable that I’m nonetheless on this enterprise and you’re nonetheless placing up with me,” White quipped on the time. “All I can say is it’s such a blessed enterprise to be in and the way fortunate can I be and the way a lot I say thanks to every one [of you].”
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