Reports that Betty White is dead have been circulating the internet for some time. Now, someone close to the Golden Girls star has spoken up amid the death rumors.
News of the Hollywood icon?s passing broke online earlier this year. There was even a tribute Facebook page that ?mourned? for her.
?She will be missed but not forgotten,? the RIP Betty White Facebook page said. Fans were then asked by the page admin to show their sympathy and condolences by commenting on and liking the site.
Betty White death reports
However, the public grew suspicious due to the lack of official news reports about Betty White?s death.
It was eventually revealed that the Golden Girls star is still alive in spite of her old age. Fans were also advised by reps to not believe everything that they see on the web.
Aside from Betty White, other celebrities have also been victimized by death hoaxes. These include Sylvester Stallone, Michael Jordan, Miley Cyrus and Jaden Smith.
A friend speaks up
Contrary to reports that Betty White is dead, a friend detailed that the actress is doing very well. In fact, the TV and movie personality is allegedly pushing for her agents to find her a regular project.
?There isn?t an inch of retirement in her,? an alleged friend told Radar Online about the 94-year-old star. ??She?s a marvel!?
The Emmy winner?s plans to continue acting comes after her TV gig Hot in Cleveland got cancelled last year. She is currently on her second season as a panelist on ABC?s game show To Tell the Truth.
Furthermore, Betty White reportedly has big plans for when she turns 95 years old on January.
According to the insider, she would love to do a one-woman Broadway show. ?[She wants] show the world she?s still sharp, can remember lines and is a force to be reckoned with,? the alleged friend said.
The comedienne has supposedly been eager to go on Broadway ever since she hosted Saturday Night Live. ?She says there?s nothing like being up on stage in front of a live audience,? the source claims.
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