The celebration for the late Betty White will still take place as planned for her 100th birthday.
The special, “Betty White: 100 Years Young” will air on January 17th on what would have been the icon’s 100th birthday. Producers, Steve Boettcher and Mike Trinklein said in a statement that they “hope the film will provide an opportunity for those who loved her to celebrate her life.”
The beloved actress passed away on New Year’s Eve at the age of 99 in her home. She was a few weeks from her centennial birthday.
Before her passing, White was known to have the longest-running career for any woman in TV, beginning in 1939. She has starred in eight shows throughout her career but is best known her of her role as Rose Nylund in the hit sitcom, “The Golden Girls” from 1985 to 1992.
She has also made appearances in other shows such as “My Wife and Kids”, “That ‘70s Show,” “The Bold and the Beautiful,” and more.
The film will be in theatres across the nation. Rest in Peace Betty White.