“Betty’s done so much in her life, and all with a smile,” says an insider, adding that her pals can’t wait to show their appreciation. “She’s an inspiration for everyone around her — she refuses to get down and keeps everyone on their toes. Her friends and loved ones are ready to raise their glasses to celebrate her great life.”
White is a pioneer in American television. She was recognized as the first woman to produce a sitcom, Life with Elizabeth.
She is known for her award-winning roles on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and, of course, as the lovable goof, Rose Nylund, on The Golden Girls.
The TV legend has been dubbed "the first lady of game shows" and became the first woman to receive an Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host in 1983 for the show Just Men!.
White has accomplished so much in her lifetime and is loved by millions of people around the world. Yet, she remains so humble and outright hilarious.
From her love of gummy bears, vodka and roasting her friends, the trailblazer is someone we’d all want to sit down and have a drink with.
OK! takes a look at 10 times the TV and film star was totally relatable.
She’s A Work Wh**e
She said it herself. White made us LOL when talking to late-night host George Lopez. The actress said she loves to stay busy and called herself a "work wh**e," in that she doesn't turn down jobs.
She Drags Her Friends
White completely roasted her friend, 'The Proposal' costar Sandra Bullock, when accepting her SAG Lifetime Achievement Award.
She Loves To Drink
White loves to throw down some vodka. "Nothing better than sharing a drink with a fan — if you see me out at the club, just tell the bartender to put it on my tab #DrinksAreOnMe," she tweeted in 2016.
She Associates Marijuana With Brownies
You must watch this iconic moment from the classic game show, '$25,000 Pyramid,' where she reacts to a woman describing "things in a bakery."
She Loves Gummy Bears, Vodka & Pizza
Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt hilariously describes a night out on the town with White, during which they got a little tipsy together and ate gummy bears.
She Loves Animals
For nearly 50 years, White has served as a trustee of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association. Her love of all animals shines through in her activism.
She’s Not Afraid To Speak Her Mind
In this hilarious clip, she roasts her friend Ryan Reynolds and his film, 'Deadpool,' giving the film a review of "4 Golden Girls."
She Forgets People’s Names, Too
When talking with late-night host David Letterman, White revealed that she's met so many famous people that she doesn't remember who they are.
She’s A Cougar
While appearing on 'SNL,' White didn't waste any opportunity to make out with the hunky Bradley Cooper. A must watch!
She Can Rap
The TV legend raps with Electro artist Luciana in her wildly entertaining music video for, "I'm Still Hot," with a portion of the proceeds from downloads going to the Los Angeles Zoo.