Betty White is on the brink of have fun her birthday!
The legendary actor and comedian will flip 99 on Jan. 17, and it feels like she will likely be having a soothing, low-key day.
“You most likely did not ask, however I’ll inform you anyway,” White instructed “Entertainment Tonight.” “What am I doing for my birthday? Working a mile every morning has been curtailed by COVID, so I’m engaged on getting ‘The Pet Set’ re-released, and feeding the 2 geese who come to go to me each day.”
First launched in 1971, “Betty White’s Pet Set” featured appearances by celebrities and their pets, from cats and canines to extra unique animals like elephants, seals, tigers and zebras. The weekly program included visitors resembling Carol Burnett, Doris Day, Mary Tyler Moore and lots of others. The present is ready to be re-released digitally and on DVD on Feb. 23, simply in time for its fiftieth anniversary.
White is thought for her love of animals, and it feels like she’s had the prospect to get pleasure from nature whereas in quarantine.
“Betty has (a) lovely yard with various wild animals visiting,” a rep for White told TODAY in an e mail in Might. “Two geese at all times come by to say good day. They waddle as much as her glass door and look in.”
The rep added that White is taking COVID-19 and social distancing very severely, saying that “nobody permitted in (her house) besides those that should.”
Her publicist additionally stated in Might that White was doing properly and protecting busy throughout quarantine, and it feels like that’s nonetheless the case right now.
“The animal neighborhood is watching over her,” her rep stated. “The virus is afraid of Betty!”
Whereas White is protecting busy throughout the pandemic, she instructed People just lately that she is wanting ahead to “visiting with shut buddies and bringing meals to my animal buddies” as soon as it’s protected to take action.
She additionally mirrored on the one factor protecting her going throughout these tough occasions.
“A humorousness,” she instructed Folks. “Do not take your self too severely. You possibly can misinform others — not that I might — however you can’t misinform your self.”
As for turning 99, the “Golden Girls” star stated age is actually only a quantity.
“I’m blessed with good well being,” she stated, “so turning 99 isn’t any completely different than turning 98.