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Betty White Reveals Valentine's Day Date with Her Golden Retriever | Animals & Pets, Valentine's Day, Betty White

UpdatePosted 02/13/2014 06:45PM

Betty White Reveals Valentine's Day Date with Her Golden Retriever

Originally posted 02/13/2014 12:05PM

Betty White is quite the hot commodity, but when it comes to her Valentine's Day, the Hot in Cleveland star plans to keep things casual with her favorite live-in mate.

"My golden retriever and I are going to stay home and kick back for the whole day," White, who just turned 92, told PEOPLE on Monday. "I'll do every crossword puzzle I can get my hands on and I won't do any work."

Hanging out with her canine companion Pontiac, a guide dog who was named by the people who gave him to her, is what she calls "the best thing that can happen," adding, "He's such a sweet boy. We have a really good time, and when I really take a day off, the two of us kick back and have fun."

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Happy Birthday, Betty White! 11 Golden Lessons from Rose Nylund | The Golden Girls, Betty White

UpdatePosted 01/17/2014 08:30PM

Happy Birthday, Betty White! 11 Golden Lessons from Rose Nylund

Originally posted 01/15/2014 09:00AM

Betty White turns 92 Friday, and while the nonagenarian has experienced a resurgence in recent years, she's perhaps most beloved for her role as Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls.

Fellow TV icon Valerie Harper was one of the first to send birthday wishes to the Hot in Cleveland star:



Although White's dimwitted St. Olaf native's naïveté was often a target for the other characters' sharp-edged zingers, we gleaned plenty of wisdom from Rose over the show's seven seasons. Here are 11 lessons she taught us.

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What Do Betty White and Taylor Swift Have in Common?

Betty White, Taylor Swift Set New World Records – for Doing What They Do

Originally posted 09/05/2013 09:35AM

You already knew Betty White was one of the world's greats. Now, it's official!

The Hot in Cleveland actress, 91, has made the 2014 Guinness World Records book for her extraordinary career spanning 74 years in the industry – earning the record for "Longest TV Career for an Entertainer (Female)."

"I was astounded when [Guinness World Records] called to tell me. Who? Me!?! It's such as honor," White says in a statement.

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Heeere's Johnny! Carson's Nephew Wants Him to Have New Fans (Video)

Johnny Carson's Nephew Brings Tonight Show to New Generation

Originally posted 07/23/2013 09:00AM

Heeere's Johnny!

Twenty-one years after the King of Late Night retired from NBC's The Tonight Show after a 30-year run, Johnny Carson is back on the small screen – this time on tablets and smartphones via iTunes starting Tuesday.

Carson, who was 79 when he died of emphysema in 2005, filmed 4,351 episodes of the late-night staple.

Now, users will have the chance to discover archived appearances of some of showbiz's most iconic stars, including a young Drew Barrymore, a soon-to-be president Bill Clinton, Bette Midler – who, as Carson's final guest, memorably delivered his favorite song, "One For My Baby (And One More for the Road)" on the second-to last episode – and Ellen DeGeneres, in one of her first TV appearances ever.

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Win a Date with Betty White – and It's Not in Cleveland!

Betty White Will Date You for Money (for Charity)

Originally posted 06/17/2013 05:00PM

Miami, you've got style and Cleveland brings the hotness, but if you want to meet Betty White, you'll have to head to L.A.

That's where a date with the TV icon is up for grabs – as long as you've got the cash.

An evening with the Hot in Cleveland star is hot on eBay, with a starting bid of $1,500.

Included in the auction: two round-trip tickets to Los Angeles, VIP tickets to the Morris Animal Foundation Gala of Hope – an Evening with Betty White, one night stay at the Ritz Carlton Marina del Rey (where the gala is being held) and, of course, a seat at White's table at the event.

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Joan Rivers on Aging: Betty White Is My Hero | Betty White, Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers Turns 80, Says Betty White Is Her Hero

Originally posted 06/13/2013 03:30PM

She tapes two TV shows, designs a QVC fashion line, stars in a web series – and a whole lot more.

So how does newly-minted octogenarian Joan Rivers – a.k.a. the workhorse comedienne with legendary stamina – keep her eyes on the prize?

Two words: Betty White.

"If that's 90, where do I sign?" says the Fashion Police host of the 91-year-old actress.

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Valerie Harper Reunites with Mary Tyler Moore Cast on Hot in Cleveland | Betty White, Cloris Leachman, Jane Leeves, Valerie Bertinelli, Valerie Harper, Wendie Malick

Valerie Harper Reunites with Mary Tyler Moore Cast on Hot in Cleveland

Originally posted 04/05/2013 08:00AM

Time can't alter solid friendships. Just ask Mary Tyler Moore, Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman and Georgia Engel – who reunited with Betty White this week to tape an upcoming episode of the TVLand sitcom Hot In Cleveland.

It made for an emotional week, agreed the women, who gathered Thursday afternoon for a press conference on the CBS Radford studio lot, where the classic The Mary Tyler Moore Show was filmed from 1970-77.

"The tears come up, but then they're part of the laughter," said Harper, 73. "Did you ever laugh till you cried? That's been happening a lot. It's been so full of life and joy and love. And fun!"

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Valerie Harper to Appear on Betty White's Hot in Cleveland | Valerie Harper

Valerie Harper to Appear on Betty White's Hot in Cleveland

Originally posted 03/22/2013 07:45AM

Valerie Harper and the other girls from The Mary Tyler Moore Show are getting together for one last hurrah – in front of the cameras.

Harper, who has terminal brain cancer, will join Mary Tyler Moore and Cloris Leachman as guests on an episode of TV Land's Hot In Cleveland, which stars other Mary Tyler Moore Show alums Betty White and Georgia Engel, PEOPLE has confirmed.

A source tells PEOPLE: "The cast is really excited to have Valerie guest star. They feel she is a true icon, and they are touched by her story."

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Betty White Jokes: I'm Much Sexier at 91 than 90 | Betty White

Betty White Jokes: I'm 'Much Sexier' at 91 Years Old Than I Was at 90

Originally posted 02/05/2013 03:00PM

Betty White doesn't have many qualms about aging. In fact, she's reveling in it.

"Best thing about being in your 90s is you're spoiled rotten," the Hot in Cleveland star says on Betty White's Second Annual 90th Birthday Special, which airs on NBC Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 8 p.m. "Everybody spoils you like mad and they treat you with such respect because you're old. Little do they know, you haven't changed. You haven't changed in [the brain]. You're just 90 every place else."

The actress, who has recovered after catching the flu just before her birthday last month, jokes, "Now that I'm 91, as opposed to being 90, I'm much wiser. I'm much more aware and I'm much sexier."

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Betty White Celebrates 91st Birthday with a Slimy Present

Betty White's 91st Birthday Gift: A Boa Constrictor

Originally posted 01/17/2013 10:45AM

Betty White received a very special – albeit very slimy – gift for her 91st birthday.

To mark her Thursday milestone, the Lifeline Program – a company dedicated to life-settlement specialists for which she is a spokesperson – adopted a red-tailed boa from the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens in her name.

For White, a longtime supporter and ambassador to the zoo, the snake was a familiar face.

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