Many on the Internet did not.
The Los Angeles Times even reached out to White’s agent to confirm her continued existence, which began before the Great Depression in 1922.
“She is on the set shooting ‘Hot in Cleveland’ right now,” Jeff Witjas told the paper.
Snopes weighed in to make the debunking official. “The article was just a spoof,” it reported.
Editors: Spike those obits.
Possible future “Empire News” headline for an article about a former “Golden Girl” who attempts to unclog a drain: “Betty White, 92, is Lye-ing in State.”