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Betty White Fans Take to Social Media to Remember the Disney Legend

One of the most beloved actresses, comedians, and Disney Legends, Betty White, passed away on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2021, at 99 years old. Betty White fans all over the globe were preparing to celebrate Betty’s 100th birthday on January 17, 2022, but instead are remembering the stunning woman on social media in her passing.

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Betty died peacefully in her home of natural causes on December 31, leaving the world with memories of her beautiful, spunky spirit. Fans are taking to social media, remembering Betty White, by sharing their love and tributes about the talents she shared with the world.

Betty White was named a Disney Legend in 2009 which according to D23 is a “prestigious honor bestowed upon individuals in recognition of their extraordinary contributions to The Walt Disney Company”. Bob Iger, former Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of The Walt Disney Company was quoted saying, “Rest in peace Betty White, our Golden Girl, our friend, and our neighbor. Your wit, your charm, your warmth, and your smile will always be with us.”

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Betty was passionate about her love for animals which has prompted a #BettyWhiteChallenge in her passing. On Betty White’s 100th birthday, January 17th, the challenge is for everyone to pick a local rescue or animal shelter and donate $5 in Betty White’s name, making her “100th birthday the movement she deserves.”

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Famous actor, Ryan Reynolds, took to Twitter with a sweet message:

Betty White fandom is sharing her quotes on social media such as, “Butterflies are like women – we may look pretty and delicate, but we can fly through a hurricane.”

It’s impossible to be on Twitter right now and not see an old photo of the stunning Betty White resurface. Betty played the fictional character, Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

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The TODAY show took to Twitter to share a short interview with Kenan Thompson and SNL’s love for Betty White in which she cracked up the audience with her comedic side:

Looking for some life advice? Memories of Betty dishing out moments of wisdom are also surfacing. Here she talks briefly about the importance of kindness:

Betty’s support of having Arthur Duncan on her show is also not to be missed, as noted in the tweet below:

Then, of course, a sweet touch of the “Golden Girls” TV show memories are circulating in which Betty played character Rose Nylund:

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It’s no surprise, Betty will be greatly missed. We’re thankful however to know her talents will live on through her dedicated decades in the career star industry.

Our thoughts are with Betty White’s family and friends during this difficult time.

About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, and weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.