Betty White's SNL Promo: Web-Savvy Cougar JokesIrin Carmon4/26/10 12:20pmFiled to: live from new yorkBetty white snlbetty whiteSaturday Night LiveSnlWomen in Comedy38EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink In sixteen seconds flat, this promo for Betty White hosting Saturday Night Live covers all the bases of her recent resurgence.She acknowledges her Internet fans, and gives them credit for getting her the gig. But she also expertly wields the mild shock factor her recent appearances have capitalized upon: An 88 year old woman! Talking about sex! Or trash-talking on the football field, whatever. And it works well, here as elsewhere, even if we'd all like to institute a permanent ban on the use of the word "cougar."