Betty BlancheS friend remembers her for the “great lady” that she was.
the Daddy’s Girls the star died at home on Dec.31 at the age of 99, her agent Jeff Witjas previously confirmed to E! News.
Now he shares his tribute to the iconic star. “Betty was a great lady,” he exclusively told E! News. “Most of the actors on TV play a role. Betty White is what she showed her audience about who she is. She was really authentic that way.”
Witjas also recalled his enduring legacy and impact on animals through his charitable work.
“To all of her fabulous fans, I would just say remember Betty’s legacy,” her longtime friend said. “Kindness, kindness, love of animals.”
He also suggested ways for fans to continue his activism as the #BettyWhiteChallenge hashtag spread on social media. “Betty never asked people to donate money,” he said. “Betty’s never done that, but it’s a nice gesture for shelters. Maybe even adopt an animal.”