In that same interview, White dished on the secret to long life, joking that vodka and hot dogs - "probably in that order!" - were to thank for her many years.
She is considered by many to be a pioneer in television and one of Hollywood's most recognizable stars. White attended Beverly Hills High School and soon embarked on a long and lauded acting career that included The Mary Tyler Moore Show followed by her very own The Betty White Show.
Bernard Tomic insults Lleyton Hewitt during post-match conference
There is Jordan Thompson . there are guys out there that are showing how important it is for Lleyton to be in there. Everyone sees what you're doing out there. "You know what he's doing and I think it's wrong".
The Golden Girls star added that her optimistic outlook is "pretty much the same" as always.
White has always been able to deliver the amusing, especially playing off her sweet demeanor.
White also reflected on her extraordinary career.
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If you observe something without authorisation we call it spying. "What I've done is not illegal". Bielsa demonstrated the extent of his logging to journalists at this evening's press conference.
Echoing a World War II era song by Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen, she said: 'Accentuate the positive, not the negative.
She starred on "Life with Elizabeth" in the 1950s and kept up her popularity as a TV personality through multiple appearances on talk shows, game shows and variety shows, as her biography explains.
The legendary actress turns 97 today. "I get bored with people who complain about this or that".
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The most important thing for me is how he can help us and how every player can help us with their consistency". British newspaper the Daily Mail has been the first to reveal their interest in the Bayern playmaker.
Betty's impressive birthday milestone comes just a few months after she received a standing ovation at the Primetime Emmy Awards, where she spoke about being dubbed as the "First Lady of television". "I wish they did that at home!" "Little did I dream that I would be here and it's incredible that I'm still in this business, that you're putting up with me".