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Betty White, 98, says she’s ‘blessed with extremely good well being’ amid the coronavirus pandemic

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At age 98, life is golden for Betty White.

The actress instructed Nearer Weekly for his or her newest challenge that she’s in good spirits amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“I’m blessed with incredibly good health,” America’s sweetheart instructed the outlet. “That’s something you appreciate a lot.”

Entertainer and pal Tom Sullivan additionally instructed the outlet that the previous “Golden Girls” and “Mary Tyler Moore Show” star has been preserving busy whereas staying protected.

“She reads the L.A. Times cover to cover,” he shared. “She owns literally thousands of crossword puzzle books and is constantly doing them to keep her mind jumping. This is really serious with her.”

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“She’s tried Zooming her Scrabble game with her friends, but it’s not quite the same,” a detailed pal added.

Based on the insider, White likes to take pleasure in easy issues at house, such as “hot dogs and French fries” as effectively as a “sip on a vodka martini.” She additionally doesn’t thoughts whipping “up a grilled cheese sandwich” with “a nice can of tomato soup.”

“Betty loves to joke that vodka keeps her young,” mentioned the pal. “She loves the image of her sitting at home in a rocking chair, drinking a martini and watching game shows, but she’s not really a big drinker. That’s not her. She’ll only take a few sips of a cocktail if the occasion calls for it.”

The pal additionally revealed that the COVID-19 disaster has prompted the star to view life in a totally totally different approach.

“Betty’s message to the world is to slow down and enjoy what you have: family, friends, your pets,” mentioned the supply. “She said that the pandemic is serious, but we have come through worse. It’s Mother Nature’s way of telling us all to slow down.”

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Betty White in 2010.

Betty White in 2010. (REUTERS/Gus Ruelas)

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Again in March, TMZ reported the beloved actress was safely social distancing at her palatial Los Angeles residence. She was limiting her bodily interactions and heeding the recommendation of worldwide officers who confirmed the novel sickness impacts the aged neighborhood.

What’s extra is that any of the day-to-day duties, such as grocery procuring, operating important errands and different duties are being carried out for the “Golden Girl” so she by no means has to depart her property, in accordance with TMZ.

Moreover, the Hollywood staple is reportedly taking the time to kick her toes up and loosen up by way of the quarantine interval.

White is constant her reign as showbiz’s indestructible queen and has maintained lately as she’s aged effectively into her 90s that she’ll “be in the saddle forever.”

A rep for White instructed the “Today” present on March 12, “Betty is fine,” after celebrities Tom Hanks and spouse Rita Wilson revealed they’d examined optimistic for the virus.

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From left: Bea Arthur as Dorothy Zbornak, Rue McClanahan as Blanche Devereaux, Betty White as Rose Nylund and Estelle Getty as Sophia Petrillo in Season 1 of "The Golden Girls."

From left: Bea Arthur as Dorothy Zbornak, Rue McClanahan as Blanche Devereaux, Betty White as Rose Nylund and Estelle Getty as Sophia Petrillo in Season 1 of “The Golden Girls.” (NBC / Getty)

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“Someone get Betty White into her own quarantine… we can’t lose her #CoronaOutbreak,” one individual wrote on Twitter on the time, echoing the feelings and sentiments of many who voiced the identical.

In 2018, White instructed Parade journal that the key to longevity is to “enjoy life.”

“Accentuate the positive, not the negative. It sounds so trite, but a lot of people will pick out something to complain about, rather than say, ‘Hey, that was great!’ It’s not hard to find great stuff if you look.”

White additionally spoke about her love for vodka and sizzling canine, “probably in that order.”

White confessed, “I know it sounds corny, but I try to see the funny side and the upside, not the downside. I get bored with people who complain about this or that. It’s such a waste of time.”

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Betty White was introduced by Kate McKinnon and Alec Baldwin for a special honor at the 2018 Emmys.

Betty White was launched by Kate McKinnon and Alec Baldwin for a particular honor on the 2018 Emmys. (Getty Pictures)

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The sitcom star who has six Emmys below her belt is not retiring.

“I just love to work, so I’ll keep working until they stop asking,” she revealed.

Fox Information’ Julius Younger and Zoe Szathmary contributed to this report.

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