Betty White thanks you for being a friend with a great 100th anniversary event
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Betty White knows exactly what she wants for her 100th birthday: your money! And hey, we’ll gladly give it to him.
The beloved actor and national treasure proved she wasn’t Rose Niland on Thursday when she announced she would be celebrating her 100th birthday with 100 pounds of cheesecake a documentary on his life and career.
“Betty White: 100 Years Young — A Birthday Celebration” hits theaters on January 17 – the day of her milestone, according to a press release.
Documentary will focus on work-focused Capricon’s 80+ years in show business (a career still in full swing) and will be chock full of music videos of some of her most iconic roles, including her beloved roles on “The Golden Girls” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” his animated gig on “Saturday Night Live” and its hilarious Super Bowl commercial.
The film, directed by Steve Boettcher and Mike Trinklein, will be based on footage from White’s everyday life today. Viewers will be treated to a set of previews that include White on sets, working with his office staff, having fun at home, lending his voice as an animal advocate, and a glimpse of his 100th birthday.
The film will feature a cast of very famous friends, many of whom have worked with White over the years – including (but not limited to) Ryan Reynolds, Tina Fey, Robert Redford, Lin Manuel-Miranda, Clint Eastwood. , Morgan Freeman, Carol Burnett and Jennifer Love Hewitt, who bonded with White over a mutual love of alcohol and Scrabble after filming the Hallmark film “The Lost Valentine” together in 2011.
The film will also highlight some of White’s career accomplishments, including her role as the first woman to produce a national television show, as well as the first to receive an Emmy nomination.
News of White’s impending birthday made his name on Twitter on Friday – but luckily no one panicked. His name appears on the social media platform often, so Twitter now knows how to let users know it’s not because of his demise.
But thanks to the viral moment, people have had a lot of fun things to say about White, and some have even graced the TV legend with some of his wittiest tweets. If you want sneer, Scroll down.
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