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When Betty White hosts Saturday Night Live for the first time in May, she only has two conditions: No nudity and no drug jokes.

“They promised me I wouldn’t have to do any nudity,” the 88-year-old jokes. But on the more serious side, she tells ET Online, “I won’t do dope jokes. I don’t think dope is a joke. That is about the only ‘no.'”

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The Golden Girls star admits that although she’s been asked to host SNL before she’s always refused because she never felt she could do it.

But in 2009, a young fan began a Facebook campaign to get Betty invited to host the long-running NBC late-night show and the response was so incredible that the invitation went out once again.

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“All of a sudden people would tell me that they saw the Facebook thing and all these people had joined in. I couldn’t believe it,” Betty says.

“At first I thought they were putting me on. It came out of left field. I was astounded. I told my agent to say, ‘Thank you, I appreciate it, but no thank you.’ He said, ‘You have to do it. If you don’t do it, I will divorce you.’ I love my agent, so I am doing it.”

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On May 8 Betty will be joined by SNL alumni Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Molly Shannon, and Jay-Z will be the music guest.

Meanwhile, Betty is no stranger to live television and recalls doing five-and-a-half hours six days a week when she began her career, although she knows how things can go wrong.

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“I was doing a song on The Jack Paar Show and all of a sudden I lost the lyrics,” she recalls. “It was a song I knew so well, ‘When I Fall in Love.’ I don’t know what happened. I sang something. I made up lyrics as I went along. That was sheer panic, and I have a feeling it is the same kind of panic I may feel when I do Saturday Night Live.”

While Betty is in New York she hopes to visit her Golden Girls co-star Rue McClanahan, who suffered a stroke in January.

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“We talk about every three or four weeks,” Betty says. “She had a bum go. She had a triple bypass and then had a stroke. She is just doing fine. She is home doing better and better. And her speech is all cleared up. She is in great shape.”

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