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    Betty White Is "Doing Very Well," Hanging Out With Ducks, And Doing Thousands Of Crossword Puzzles

    "The virus is afraid of Betty!"

    In early March, the world was knocked on its head when the first high profile famous person contracted Coronavirus.

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    It was then that we all collectively realized that Betty White was in danger.

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    Luckily, we found out pretty quickly in a a now iconic statement to Today how she was doing:

    Betty White is fine.


    Breathe Heavy

    But we haven't heard about Betty's well-being in a while.

    We need an update, is Betty White still ok? @BettyMWhite

    Is she accounted for?

    Ok but seriously is Betty White accounted for

    Has anyone checked on her?

    Has anyone checked on Betty White? Is Betty White ok???

    She's 98!

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    Today reached out and we have an update.

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    Betty is "doing very well," her rep said.

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    "Betty has beautiful backyard with a number of wild animals visiting. Two ducks always come by to say hello. They waddle up to her glass door and look in," he continued.

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    “She owns literally thousands of crossword puzzle books and is constantly doing them to keep her mind jumping. This is really serious with her," he said.

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    "The animal community is watching over her."

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    "The virus is afraid of Betty!"

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    So, there you have it: Betty White is being watched over by the animal kingdom, doing thousands of crosswords, hanging out with ducks, and staying safe. Thank God.

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