Betty White in ‘Disbelief’ She Was ‘Still Here’ in Last TV Appearance Before Her Death at the 2018 Emmy Awards

BETTY White’s last TV appearance was as memorable as it was.

The beloved actress, who died on December 31 at the age of 99, was last seen in 2018, at the 70th Annual Emmy Awards.


Betty White made her last appearance on public television in 2018Credit: CBS
She was honored in a special appearance at the 70th Emmy Awards


She was honored in a special appearance at the 70th Emmy AwardsCredit: CBS

Although she was not nominated for any performance that year and already received a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010, the TV academy took a special moment to honor the Golden Girl. one last time.

As the celebrities rose to their feet, many wiping tears from their eyes, a fragile Betty was helped onto the catwalk, where she immediately looked at home.

She smiled, thanked everyone for their love and appreciation and even offered her hand to presenter Alec Baldwin, to kiss her like she was royal.

“Do you think I’ll miss a chance when I get it?” She joked, gesturing to a blushing Alec next to her.

Getting serious, Betty admitted that she never dreamed of getting such recognition and love.

“It’s amazing that I’m still in this business … and that you still support me,” she confessed. “It’s amazing that you can stay in a career for this long and people still support you.

“I would like them to do that at home!” “


Sources told TMZ that the iconic star passed away at her home on New Years Eve morning.

She was only weeks away from her 100th birthday on January 17th.

The source added that she has no illnesses and does not suffer from any particular illnesses. She is believed to have died of natural causes.

Her agent and friend Jeff Witjas said in a statement to PEOPLE: “Even though Betty was about to turn 100, I thought she would live forever.

“I will miss her terribly, just like the animal world she loved so much. I don’t think Betty was ever afraid of dying because she always wanted to be with her most beloved husband Allen Ludden. that she would be with him again. ”


Following the news, fans and celebrities alike flocked to pay tribute to the iconic actress.

Ryan Reynolds shared a touching post about the big one, just a day after joking that he had a “past relationship” with Betty.

He wrote: “The world looks different now. She was good at defying expectations. She managed to get very old and in a way, not old enough. We will miss you, Betty. Now you know the secret. “

Don Lemon posted a photo of him and Betty with the caption: “Noooooooooon. Say it’s not,” while Piers Morgan dubbed her “the funniest woman I’ve ever met”.

Andy Cohen added, “Tonight we will be raising A LOT of Betty White WONDERFUL heritage glasses !!!”


In a final tweet before her death, Betty reflected on her next special day: “My 100th birthday… I can’t believe it’s approaching.”

Plans for her celebration included a special one-night-only event with famous friends.

Along with a photo of the star, Betty revealed on Instagram that she is having a special event for her birthday.

The text below the photo read: “Betty White invites you to her 100th birthday.”

She then revealed the impressive guest list for the party celebrating “America’s Sweetheart.”

Famous faces who were to honor Betty include Ryan Reynolds, Tina Fey, Robert Redford, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Leno, Carol Burnett, Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Kimmel, Valerie Bertinelli, James Corden, Wendy Malick, and Jennifer Love Hewitt.

Betty captioned the post, “I’m going BIG for my birthday – straight to the BIG SCREEN! Get your tickets and join me at the link in my bio.”


The star opened up about her health in a rare interview earlier this week and revealed that she stays in pristine condition because she maintains a positive outlook on life.

“I’m so lucky to be so healthy and to feel so good at this age, it’s amazing,” she told PEOPLE.

The TV favorite admitted she was “born a flirtatious optimist,” which is imperative for her optimistic nature.

She continued, “I got it from my mom, and that has never changed. I always find the positive.”

Betty was all smiles as she joked and thanked her peers and colleagues


Betty was all smiles as she joked and thanked her peers and colleaguesCredit: AFP
As she walked towards the stage, she was greeted with a standing ovation


As she walked towards the stage, she was greeted with a standing ovationCredit: CBS
Betty White won several Emmy Awards during her life.


Betty White won several Emmy Awards during her life.Credit: Getty

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