Betty White and Her Gays. “I think the gay community seems to like old ladies”

by Accidental Bear
Betty White at the 1988 Emmy Awards.

Image via Wikipedia

Be careful with your words Betty. Gay followers are like a double sided sword, they will turn on you in  hot second. But for now, Betty White is living out her second wind in Hollywood and the gays are there on the ride with her.

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Betty White Reflects on Gay Following

Reflecting on the popularity of the Golden Girls, actress Betty White said that the gay community “seems to like old ladies.”

By Advocate.com Editors

Golden Girls star Betty White reflected on the popularity of her show with gay audiences, saying that she believes the gay community “seems to like old ladies, they always have.”

The seven-time Emmy winner, currently starring on TV in Hot in Cleveland, spoke with WNYC host Leonard Lopate last week. He asked White whether she was surprised by the large gay following that the Golden Girls enjoyed and her popularity in the gay community.

“I think the gay community seems to like old ladies, they always have,” she said. “And when we were on live with Golden Girls on Saturday night they’d shut down the music, stop the dancing, watch the show, then turn the music and the dancing back on. We were very grateful and they’ve been dear friends.” READ MORE

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