Karen Ocamb

Betty White on her LGBT Fans and Being 'Hot'

Filed By Karen Ocamb | October 11, 2011 2:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment, Gay Icons and History
Tags: Betty White, I'm Still Hot, LGBT fans, Luciana, The Abbey

In an interview with Frontiers In LA, legend Betty White talks about working with The Lifeline Program that assists "terminally ill patients in selling their life insurance policies for immediate cash. The patients received money to pay medical bills and were able to live out their lives with dignity."


Frontiers reports that the world-premiere of Luciana and Betty White's "I'm Still Hot" will take place tonight online at 7PM Pacific (4PM Eastern) - the same time it debuts at The Abbey in West Hollywood. The final version will be available for purchase on iTunes, and a large portion of the proceeds will benefit the Los Angeles Zoo.

From FrontiersLA.com:

Why do you think the LGBT community embraces and loves you so much?
Throughout my career, I've always portrayed characters that were humorous, but also weren't afraid to speak their minds, especially when it came to racy or controversial topics. I think this struck a chord with the LGBT community. We both also share a very strong love for animals. When you combine the two, it's a very strong match.

How do you keep your energy up and your body so fit?
Well, I'm certainly not built like those boys in the video or as skinny as Luciana, but I have always tried to stay fit, get my rest and eat right. Everything is OK in moderation, and I have also been blessed with good genes.

Here's a tease:

(Crossposted at LGBT POV)

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I read this and went surfing on youtube which now has her latest video posted. Then I spent some time watching other youtube clips of Betty. I think one from a Joy Behar interview in May 2011 demonstrates why the GLBT likes her so much. Towards the end Cary Grant and Liberace get discussed. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-wTJ2hQCK8

Om Kalthoum | October 12, 2011 1:24 PM

For some reason, that clip with Behar wouldn't load for me.