Betty White is NOT Dead…. Again! Betty White Is Victim of Death Hoax After Fans Misread Satirical Story About 92-Year-Old’s Dye Job
OK, guys, quick English lesson: Dies refers to death, dyes (with a “y”) refers to changing the color of one’s hair.
The story read, “Actress Betty White, 92, Dyes Peacefully In Her Los Angeles Home,” and many didn’t realize that the writer used a homophone for dies.
Clearly, fans didn’t continue reading the article, because the entire thing was a tongue-in-cheek “interview” with the star’s agent about how White’s not a natural blond, along with purported quotes from Betty, herself, about her brunette to blond transformation.
“Oh, I started dying it ages ago when my color started to fade away to a more whiteish, greyish color,” White supposedly said. “I thought to myself, ‘Well Betty, if you can’t have the dark color anymore, might as well try on the blonde for a while,’ and it just kind of stuck. When I played Rose on Girls, the joke about my natural hair color made it into several episodes. I’ve always had a sense of humor about it.”
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