Prior to her death, 最愛のスターは1月に彼女の100歳の誕生日を祝うために準備をしていました. 17.
お祝いの一環として, 彼女はタイトルのドキュメンタリースペシャルに参加しました “ベティホワイト: 100 Years Young — A Birthday Celebration,” which would play in theaters across the country. Not only did the feature-length special mark what would become her final interview, but Boettcher revealed that she also filmed a video tribute to her fans just 10 days before her death that will accompany the special.
“She was great, she was funny, she was the adorable Betty White we all know and love,” Boettcher told ピープル誌. “というのは, you see her, and you just can’t help but love her, and she was amazing — just amazing.”
He went on to note the video was White’s idea.
“She was really pointed too about talking to the fans and just saying how much love and admiration she has for them, and it’s so sincere, she really meant it,” 彼は言った. “And this was her idea to do this little video. It was not our idea, so I think that even makes it more special.”
Boettcher shared that White “was excited about getting dressed up, あまりにも, and getting glammed up,” and that the actress was “looking amazing.”
“それはとても, very sweet,” 彼は言った.
Although the documentary was originally intended to be a birthday celebration for White, organizers quickly announced that they still intend to debut the special on Jan. 17. しかしながら, it will obviously be re-tooled a bit to be more of a celebration of her life and career. による Fathom Events page for the event, it has already been retitled to “ベティホワイト: A Celebration.”
フォックス・ニュース’ Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report