In her message; she thanked fans for participating in the #BettyWhiteChallenge; where she asked fans to donate $5 to animal welfare charities on what would have been her 100th birthday on Jan. 17.
White was well known for her philanthropy and love for animals. Fans still honored her legacy and wish by donating to support animal welfare on her birthday. The Cincinnati Zoo even named a newborn penguin in her honor; calling the blue penguin chick “Rose” after White’s Golden Girls character. “We think Betty would approve,” the Zoo tweeted.
The Grammy Award Winning Betty White Was Loved By Many
Many celebrities such as Martin Lawrence, Tiffany Haddish, Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds came together to reflect on the Hollywood icon. ‘The Lorax‘ voiceover began her career in 1945 and soared into sitcom roles, garnering a comedic character, keeping the world laughing in roles on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Golden Girls and several appearances on SNL. White is also known for breaking racist barriers within the industry, standing up to tv networks against racial divide.
How Did Betty White Die
Moreover, the Hollywood icon died of natural causes at her home in Brentwood, California. Some of the top global public figures like President Joe Biden, former first lady Michelle Obama and Ryan Reynolds; among others had mourned the death of ‘The Golden Girls’ star on social media. Speaking of her death; the ‘Hollywood Squares ‘castmember’s last word was “Allen”; as revealed by her friend and ‘Mama’s Family ‘co-star Vicki Lawrence. Allen Ludden was Betty White’s third husband; who died at the age of 63 from stomach cancer in 1981.