Legendary actress Betty White dies at age 99, just weeks before her 100th birthday

Written by Doug Rush

Legendary actress Betty White dies at age 99, just weeks before her 100th birthday

The world has lost an iconic actress and a classy lady.

Betty White, who was famously known for her TV stint on The Golden Girls, has passed away at the age of 99.

White was just a few weeks away from a milestone birthday, her 100th birthday.

She was the last one to survive from the hit TV show of The Golden Girls, as Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty and Rue McClanahan all passed away.

Just recently, White had done an interview talking about how she had survived through the pandemic and how she was fortunate to have such good health.


We at Pro Sports Extra express the world’s sorrow and sadness in the passing of an iconic actress who lived live to the fullest.

About the author

Doug Rush

Doug Rush is entering his 18th season as a writer. His career dates back to when he was with The Asbury Park Press covering high school football, The Harlem Globetrotters and The Lakewood Blueclaws.

In 2009, he joined Bleacher Report, covering the New York Yankees and New York Giants, amassing over 2 million reader views.

After 2013, he left B/R to join Sports Media 101 to cover the Yankees and Giants. While with Sports Media 101, Rush was named to the Pro Football Writers Association of America. He was there until July of 2016.

In January of 2018, Rush joined USA Today as part of the Giants Wire staff to cover the Giants. He is still currently with them, as he does weekly analysis for them during the season.

In September of 2021, Rush joined Pro Sports Extra, where he will be covering MLB, the NFL, NBA, WWE and AEW.

Doug is from Toms River, New Jersey where he has two children, Carson and Peyton.