Relatively little known by the general public in France, Betty White passed away on Friday, December 31, 2021. She was a very famous and popular comic actress in the United States. On January 17, 2022, the actress would have celebrated her 100 years … Everywhere on social networks, many stars paid tribute to this legend of the American small screen. Moreover, many of his former partners have spoken about this death. Among them, Vicki Lawrence, one of his ex colleagues in the sitcom Mama’s Family.
Interviewed by the media specializing in news people Page Six, Vicki Lawrence returned with emotion to the last moments of the life of her longtime sidekick. She explained to have written to Carol Burnett (another star of comedy on US television to whom Betty White was close) and that she revealed to her the last words spoken by their friend: “Carol wrote to me and said ‘(…) I spoke with Betty’s assistant, who was with her when she died, and she reported to me that her last word was’ Allen’. “
Betty White’s last word was the first name of her husband who died 40 years earlier
But who was this “Allen” for Betty White, once star of the cult series Les Craquantes or The Golden Girls in its original version? Allen Ludden was none other than the third and last husband of the deceased. The couple married in 1963 and Betty White then became the stepmother to her three children. Allen Ludden had died in 1981 by stomach cancer and following his disappearance, Betty White had never remarried.
Betty White © ALAIN ROLLAND