Transcript for 'Golden Girl' and everyone's friend Betty White turns 97
Finally tonight here, America strong. America's golden girl. She's been making us laugh for as long as anyone can remember. Ready? One, two -- Reporter: For decades, she's been America's golden girl. Betty white up for any play. Mike, what is your deal, man? Oh, come on man, you've been riding me all day. Reporter: Betty white turned 97 today. Isn't it simply beautiful out there? Reporter: More beautiful with Betty. Tonight, her rep saying she'll be playing poker tonight with the same friends she's been playing with for decades. The rep adding, as for her Birt wish, Betty is waying for Robert Redford to call. She's never worked for him, but she's long had a crush. America has been in love with Betty for decades. Forever golden, as rose on "The golden girls." The older you get, the better you get. Unless you're a banana. We remember her hosting "Snl" after a campaign from her fans. I'm 88 1/2 years old it's -- well, it's great to be here for a number of reasons. Reporter: Happy birthday, Betty. Thank you for making us smile for so long. Happy birthday, Betty white. I'm David Muir. I hope to see you right back here tomorrow. From all of us here, have a good
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