Music Stars React – Billboard

Music stars are mourning the loss of comedy legend Betty White, who died at her home on Friday (December 31) at the age of 99.

Artists like Lizzo, Halsey, Dionne Warwick and many more used social media on New Year’s Eve to remember Wyatt, the beloved star of classic TV shows like The Mary Tyler Moore ShowAnd golden girls And Hot in Cleveland. The beloved five-time Emmy winner and animal advocate, whose career has taken to another level after turning eight, passed away just days before her 100th birthday on January 17.

“Another amazing talent who has made her transformation,” Warwick wrote on Twitter. “It was a pleasure getting to know Betty White and sharing some laughs with her. May she rest in well-deserved peace.”

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Celebrity songwriter Diane Warren also shared her memories of White, who has worked on several charitable projects that include animal disease research. White served for three years as president of the Morris Animal Foundation and served on the board of trustees of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo, Assn.

“A few years ago at a charity event for animals, I did a one-day show at the zoo with Betty White,” Warren tweeted along with a photo of her and Wyatt. “Not only was she a legend, she was a fierce advocate for animal rights. Both humans and animals feel very sad today Betty.”

Lizzo and Halsey responded to White’s death simply by tweeting her first name accompanied by a broken heart emoji and a sad face, respectively.

American Idol Host Ryan Seacrest received the sad news as he prepared to host on Friday Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Party With Ryan Seacrest 2022 In Times Square, New York.

“All of us in Times Square and around the world mourn the loss of Betty White,” Seacrest tweeted. “She was a pioneer in television and paved the way for so many people. On top of that, she showed us what you can achieve in your life through kindness and humor. Rest in peace a true American icon.”

Sister duo Tegan and Sarah also took some time to remember Wyatt fondly. “Golden Girls was our favorite show to watch with my dad on Saturday nights. When we were nine his TV broke,” the sisters recalled in a tweet. “The screen turned black, but there was still sound. We begged for a new one. Why, we know what the Golden Girls look like!” he laughed. We’ve been listening for months. RIP Betty White.

See more tributes below from Cher, Huey Lewis, Steve Martin, and others.

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