Betty White, who we all know and love, is turning 100 on January 17th, and to celebrate, she is the cover of the newest issue of People magazine. And as such, she began to trend on Twitter as people looked forward to celebrating White and her 100 years. White, known for the television series The Golden Girls and The Proposal is beloved by many, especially since she is the last alive Golden Girl and has had a successful career spanning over 9 decades. Obviously, it is no wonder people are ready to begin celebrating her birthday so early.
— Betty White (@BettyMWhite) December 28, 2021
After White tweeted her feature with People, many began to excitedly read her interview and what she has to say about her upcoming 100th birthday. In regards to turning 100, she says “‘I’m so lucky to be in such good health and feel so good at this age.'” She also notes that her upbeat behavior, which she is known for, even from the earlier stages in her career, is due to her being “born a cockeyed optimist.”
Betty White, obviously. https://t.co/aZpqBRvdc6
— Eric Garland (@ericgarland) December 28, 2021
She also stated that she tries to avoid anything “green” in regards to her diet and says she thinks it’s “working.” Many who worked with White all had kind things to say about her, like Sandra Bullock who worked with her in The Proposal: “Timing isn’t easy in comedy, because you have to navigate other people’s timing. Betty pivots like I have never seen, making it look seamless.”
Betty White is a National Treasure and forever our Golden Girl. That’s the tweet.
— Ricky Davila (@TheRickyDavila) December 29, 2021
Of course, White began trending as people anticipated her birthday. Betty White frequently trends on Twitter, like back when the pandemic first hit and everyone wanted to know if Betty White was safe.
If someone could mark Betty White as "safe from Covid-19" that would be great…
— Forest Possum (@forest_possum) March 12, 2020
Many tweeted well wishes for White with her birthday being so soon. Others also joked that if you do not wish to get vaccinated for yourself, you should do it for White and for her health.
For the love of god get vaccinated, We have to protect Betty White.#100yearstoday
— Trumpistan (@kevinwitvliet00) December 29, 2021
Overall, many across Twitter are ready to celebrate Betty White’s birthday like it is a national holiday, even though it is still a bit early.