Betty White has celebrated her 99th birthday, saying: “I can stay up as late as I want.”
The Golden Girls star received a flood of well wishes from her famous friends as she celebrated her big day.
She also shared a clip of her long-unseen series, The Pet Set, which she created and starred in, produced with her late husband, Allen Ludden.
She wrote on Twitter: “Would you believe it?! It’s my 99th birthday which means I can stay up as late as I want without asking.
“I am also very pleased to let you know about the re-release of my long-lost series after fifty years! I am just so proud of the Pet Set. I hope everyone is safe and well.”
White’s Hot In Cleveland co-star Valerie Bertinelli shared a video of bloopers from the set of the sitcom and wrote: “Betty White bloopers are the best bloopers. #HappyBirthdayBettyWhite.”
— 🕊🇺🇦 Valerie Bertinelli (@Wolfiesmom) January 17, 2021
Former president Bill Clinton wrote on Twitter: “Happy birthday Betty White!
“You’re a national treasure. Hillary and I hope you have a good one and wish you many, many more. With a little luck, we’ll find a rerun of Golden Girls tonight!”
Happy birthday Betty White! You're a national treasure. Hillary and I hope you have a good one and wish you many, many more. With a little luck, we'll find a rerun of Golden Girls tonight!
— Bill Clinton (@BillClinton) January 17, 2021
Singer SZA wrote: “If anybody deserved 100yrs of life it’s Betty White super happy to still have her.”
If anybody deserved 100yrs of life it’s Betty White super happy to still have her 🥺
— SZA (@sza) January 18, 2021
White, whose television career has spanned more than 80 years, also starred in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Betty White Show and Life With Elizabeth.