Remembering an icon. Back in 2010, Betty White was the earliest Saturday Night Live host on record at the age of88 Following her death, the NBC range series paid homage by airing her Emmy-winning episode.
” Rest in Peace, Betty White ❤ Enjoy Betty’s episode of SNL tonight on NBC,” the main program account tweeted on Saturday, January 1, hours prior to the broadcast started.
The Golden Girls alum formerly hosted a May 2010 episode, along with musical visitor Jay-Z, after a viral Facebook fan project. At the time, the episode included unique cameos from previous cast members Molly Shannon, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch and Ana Gasteyer The Roc Nation creator, now 52, even devoted to his “Young Forever” musical efficiency to the “most amazing Betty White.”
” I can’t think I am hosting Saturday Night Live. I’m unsure, a number of you understand that I’m 88 and a half years of ages,” White stated throughout her monologue at the time. “It’s excellent to be here for a variety of factors. You understand, I’m not brand-new to live television. In 1952, I starred in my very first live comedy, which was Life of Elizabeth, and naturally, at that time we didn’t wish to do it live, we simply didn’t understand how to tape things. I do not understand what this program’s reason is.”
The You Again starlet passed away on Friday, December31 She was 99.
” Even though Betty will be 100, I believed she would live permanently,” Jeff Witjas, White’s representative and buddy revealed the news by means of a declaration to People “I will miss her extremely therefore will the animal world that she liked a lot. I do not believe Betty ever feared passing due to the fact that she constantly wished to be with her most cherished partner Allen Ludden. She thought she would be with him once again.”
The cherished starlet’ death was verified after the Los Angeles Police Department reacted to a call at her house at 9: 37 a.m. regional time previously on Friday.
” It seems natural cause of death without any proof of nasty play,” the LAPD informed United States at the time.
Shortly after White’s death– which was a number of weeks prior to what would have been her 100 th birthday– numerous of her previous costars and star admirers honored the Hot in Cleveland alum with sweet homages.
” The world looks various now,” Ryan Reynolds, who costarred with White in 2009’s The Proposal, composed by means of Instagram on Friday. “She was excellent at defying expectation. She handled to grow older and in some way, not old enough. We’ll miss you, Betty. Now you understand the trick.”
Seth Meyers, who dealt with the late-night series throughout White’s hosting responsibilities, likewise remembered his memories of the late Illinois local.
” RIP Betty White, the only SNL host I ever saw get a standing ovation at the after celebration,” the Late Night With Seth Meyers host, 48, tweeted on Friday.” A celebration at which she bought a vodka and a hotdog and remained til the bitter end.”
Saturday Night Live airs on NBC Saturdays at 11: 30 p.m. ET.
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