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Betty White Confirms She Will Appear on SNL

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Betty White Confirms She Will Appear on SNL

Golden girl Betty White has confirmed that she will host an upcoming episode of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ New York’s Newsday reported on March 8. The 88-year-old actress told PEOPLE at Elton John’s annual Academy Award viewing party that she will appear on the sketch show.

Fans have been requesting that the former ‘Golden Girls’ and ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ star host an episode since her performance in last summer’s number-one box office hit ‘The Proposal’ as Ryan Reyonld’s grandmother. White also garnered attention after receiving a lifetime achievement award at the Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony in January and appearing in a Snicker’s commercial that debuted during the Super Bowl in February.

White also told PEOPLE that she doesn’t understand why fans have created a Facebook page, which has attracted half a million fans, requesting that she host the show. “I don’t know why or how, but it’s been wonderful,” White also said of the campaign.

Written by: Karen Benardello

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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  1. Jouin

    March 10, 2010 at 10:55 am

    There is still good in this world. Let’s hope they don’t screw it up.

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