Robert Redford Reveals That “He Had A Crush On Betty White”

Actor Robert Redford came forward to pay tribute to Golden Girls actress Betty White and it managed to put a smile on the faces of all fans. Redford talked to E! after Betty White passed away yesterday. He clarified that he totally enjoyed her work and that the admiration she had for him was mutual. “Betty lived life devoted to her craft and her love of animals. She made us all laugh, including me,” he said before adding, “I had a crush on her too!” Redford said this in reference to the Hot In Cleveland star brushing off a Ryan Reynolds advance with a reference to The Natural actor. It looked like everyone is coming up with a tribute to White and her amazing work. She was a star in television and a perfect role model of a long-lasting career in Hollywood. Betty knew that she had a certain lane and used that to the best of her ability. Lots of adoring fans would tune into whatever she decided to do next because her art really stood up to the test of time.

Betty White Passed Away At 99!

Betty White attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special at Rockefeller Plaza in New York.
Betty White attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special at Rockefeller Plaza in New York

Another actor who was touched by her work was Ryan Reynolds. The actor tweeted about her raunchy comedic Deadpool review yesterday and things got pretty emotional.

“The world looks different now,” he began while attaching an image of that review. “She was great at defying expectation. She managed to grow very old and somehow, not old enough. We’ll miss you, Betty. Now you know the secret.”

If you’re searching for the biggest celebration of Betty White, multiple theaters will be playing a film to celebrate her life on what would have been her 100th birthday.

Here’s the synopsis down below:

Betty White and Ryan Reynolds
Betty White and Ryan Reynolds

“All-new celebration and movie event for Betty White’s 100th Birthday on January 17th. On her 100th birthday, America’s sweetheart shares inside stories of her amazing life and career including The Golden Girls, hosting SNLHot in Cleveland, The ProposalThe Mary Tyler Moore Show, and a lost episode from Betty’s very first sitcom. This film event is packed with great stories and her funniest moments on screen. Participate in Betty’s actual birthday party, as she celebrates the big day with a star-studded cast of friends that love her. You’ll meet Ryan Reynolds, Tina Fey, Robert Redford, Lin Manuel- Miranda, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Leno, Carol Burnett, Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Kimmel, Valerie Bertinelli, James Corden, Wendy Malick, Jennifer Love Hewitt, and of course, Betty White. A fun party awaits, perfect for every generation to enjoy together”

Vasu Sharma
Vasu Sharma

Vasu Sharma is the Content Head at Animated Times, supervising the Editorial Board at Animated Times. He's 25 years old and has done his master's in journalism from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai.

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