Celebritology 2.0: Betty White

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 04/11/2012

Betty White is on Twitter. Adjust accordingly.

There’s goes your “I’m too old to tweet” excuse.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:48 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Betty White

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 05/14/2010

Friday List: More candidates for a Betty White-style career revival

Hollywood likes a remake, so it's no surprise that Betty White is the latest thing to -- again -- take the entertainment world by storm. But surely White -- the 88-year-old sensation who utterly burned up the small screen when she hosted "SNL" last weekend -- isn't the only card-carrying AARP member worthy of a later-in-life career revival. In fact, another grassroots Facebook campaign is already underway in support of another comic legend taking the "SNL" stage: Carol Burnett. With that in mind, we started thinking about more elder statesmen -- and women -- of stage and screen who could totally mount successful returns to an entertainment landscape awash in whippersnappers. We've listed five candidates below and ask that you return the favor by sharing more nominees in the comments section. Don Rickles in 2007. (Los Angeles Times) Don Rickles: If it's funny we're after, this king of comedy --...

By Liz Kelly and Jen Chaney  |  10:54 AM ET, 05/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Friday Lists, Friday Lists | Tags:  Betty White, Friday List, Pop Culture