Betty White is #GOALS! The ‘Golden Women’ actress turns 99 on Jan. 17, and revealed her birthday plans contain one other one in all her iconic reveals!
Betty White is sort of actually a residing legend — and the Emmy Award winner is all set to show one other yr older! The Golden Women icon celebrates her 99th birthday on Sunday, Jan. 17 and — regardless of being in quarantine — she’s received some plans. “You most likely didn’t ask, however I’ll let you know anyway,” the Capricorn stated to Entertainment Tonight on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
“What am I doing for my birthday? Operating a mile every morning has been curtailed by COVID, so I’m engaged on getting The Pet Set re-released,” she revealed, referencing the Seventies sequence she hosted. “And feeding the 2 geese who come to go to me day by day,” Betty additionally shared, including “The Pet Set is one in all my favourite reveals. I’m thrilled it’s going to be seen once more in spite of everything these years.” It appears like she’s set for her large day!
The Pet Set centered on Betty’s life lengthy love for animals and included many memorable celeb company together with legends Mary Tyler Moore, Doris Day, Burt Reynolds and extra. Whereas there have been loads of canines and cats, extra unique animals like tigers, elephants, lions, gorillas, cougars, zebras and bears additionally would seem in-studio. Betty’s late husband Allen Ludden, who handed away in 1981, served as a producer and announcer for present. The Pet Set is being launched on streaming platforms and DVD on Feb. 23 to mark its fiftieth anniversary.
The actress frequently posts about her love of animals on her social media accounts — together with a snuggle with a bear in 2018. “Mates eternally,” she captioned the photograph, which is posted alongside a video of elephants in addition to Betty and a gorilla named Koko. “I treasure each minute we spent collectively,” she wrote alongside that picture.
Betty — who’s a Guinness World Record holder for the longest working profession tv profession for any lady in historical past — has beforehand shared her ideas for residing into your 90s. Whereas she confessed to nonetheless indulging in scorching canines and vodka (her drink of alternative is a vodka tonic), she cites a optimistic angle as a very powerful. “I do know it sounds corny, however I attempt to see the humorous aspect and the upside, not the draw back,” she stated to Parade journal in 2017, forward of turning 96. “I get uninterested in individuals who complain about this or that. It’s such a waste of time…Intensify the optimistic, not the detrimental,” she advised inspired.
On the time, the Oak Park, Illinois native additionally shared right here primary birthday want: celeb crush Robert Redford, 84! “But it surely by no means works. I strive yearly,” she hilariously confessed, including that the 2 haven’t even met.