Right here’s to 2021! Like the remainder of the world, Betty White has spent a lot of the previous yr locked down at dwelling amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Nonetheless, 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 completely tells Us Weekly.
White “wish to work together together with her buddies however doesn’t” because of social distancing pointers, in response to her rep. She does occupy her time with loads of different secure actions although.
“Crossword puzzles aren’t any match for Betty,” her rep tells Us. “She reads plenty of newspapers, watches choose tv and will get lots of train in her dwelling strolling up and down bed room stairs.”
The Emmy winner can also be gearing up for a brand new launch. Her present The Pet Set, which briefly aired within the early Seventies, shall be accessible for the primary time on digital platforms and DVD on February 23, 2021, in honor of its fiftieth anniversary. The set consists of 39 half-hour episodes with superstar visitors comparable to Carol Burnett, Mary Tyler Moore and Burt Reynolds in addition to a variety of animals like tigers, elephants and gorillas.
White has remained energetic in Hollywood since launching her profession in 1939, most not too long ago 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 Might however finally postponed as a result of pandemic.
“We’re all nonetheless dreaming of a white Christmas with Betty White — sadly we should wait till 2021,” Lifetime mentioned in a press release in September. “The film is being pushed to subsequent yr because 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 Stay 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 each one [of you].”
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