Celebrities are reacting massively on social media following the death of legendary actress Betty White. Ryan Reynolds, Sandra Bullock, Seth Meyers, Joe Biden… All have paid tribute to the star of the series The Crunchies.
A true icon of American television, Betty White passed away at the age of 99. The one who was going to celebrate her 100th birthday on January 17 had posed for the magazine People a few days before his death. “My 100th birthday… I can’t believe it’s approaching and People Magazine party with me!”, Wrote the star of the series The Crunchies on his Twitter account, only four days ago. “Even though Betty was going to be 100, I believed she would live forever. I don’t think she was afraid of dying, because she always wanted to be with her beloved husband Allen Ludden. She thought she would be by his side again”, Lamented his agent in the columns of People. Since his death, the stars mourn the loss of this legend, one of the last of old Hollywood.
“The world is different now”
In her 70-year career, Betty White has appeared in numerous films and series. His romantic comedy co-stars Proposal, Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock, have paid tribute to him in their own way. “The world is different now. She was good at defying expectations. She managed to get very old and somehow not old enough. We will miss you, Betty. Now you know the secret”The actor said on his Twitter account. “I don’t drink vodka… But I will do it tonight, on ice, with a lemon wedge with a hot dog on the other side and it’s just going to be sad. I’m gonna have to buy rose-colored glasses cause Betty was that for us all”, For his part confided the star of the film Unforgivable at Variety. “RIP Betty White, the only host of Saturday Night Live that I have never seen receive a standing ovation at the after-party. A party she ordered a vodka and a hot dog at, and stayed until the end”, Shared comedian Seth Meyers on Twitter. “What an exceptional life. I’m grateful for every second I was able to spend with Betty White. Send love to friends, family and all of us”Said host Ellen DeGeneres. “She would have celebrated her 100th birthday on January 17th. The last of Golden Girls [Les Craquantes] left today. For all the fans around the world, including me, it’s the end of an era: that of the best sitcom of the 80s. Goodbye Rose Nylund”, Shared Laurence Boccolini on her Instagram account
The tribute of the politicians
US President Joe Biden took to his Twitter account to pay tribute to this television star whom he called a cultural icon. “Betty White has brought smiles to generations of Americans. She is a cultural icon that will be greatly missed. Jill and I are thinking of her family and everyone who loved her this New Years Eve”. Betty White was a “pioneering actress”For Nancy Pelosi, President of the House of Representatives, who had tender words for the deceased. “Today we have lost a beloved television icon. Betty White was a pioneering actress, who blessed generations of Americans with her talent and humor for 8 decades. May it be a comfort to his loved ones and his many admirers that so many people mourn with them during this sad time.”.
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