Betty White Is Not Dead So Put Away Your Sackcloth and Ashes

Fret not: Despite Facebook posts to the contrary, Betty White is alive and kicking. Rumors of her demise are thanks to America's poor reading comprehension skills and some confusion over her bottle-blonde hairdo. » 9/04/14 10:20am 9/04/14 10:20am

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Rue McClanahan's Apartment Full Of Sexy Secrets

The best part about Rue McClanahan's apartment — which she was about to sell before she died and is featured in the real estate section of The New York Times — is not the spice rack/secret passageway. It's better: » 6/11/10 12:00pm 6/11/10 12:00pm

Celebs Mourn Rue McClanahan On Twitter

Today in Tweet Beat, everybody loved Rue McClanahan, as evidenced by the many celebrities—like Lance Bass, Margaret Cho, Marlon Wayans and John Larroquette—who were sad to learn that she'd passed away today. » 6/03/10 8:00pm 6/03/10 8:00pm

Gary Coleman's Ex Defends Pulling The Plug; Stars Remember Rue…

Rue McClanahan: An Appreciation Of The Original Jezebel

Rue McClanahan—who passed away today—is best remembered for her Emmy-winning role on The Golden Girls. Blanche Devereaux was a notch in the bedpost of sex-positive feminism because—for the first time—a self-involved, slutty, older lady was endearing, not repulsive. » 6/03/10 3:30pm 6/03/10 3:30pm

Rue McClanahan's Burlesque Number From 1968

More in memory of Rue later, but for now: Be mesmerized as she shimmies and shakes to the Pixies (not the original soundtrack, obvs), from 1968's Hollywood After Dark. [You Tube] » 6/03/10 2:20pm 6/03/10 2:20pm

Rue McClanahan Dies At 76

Rue McClanahan passed away early this morning after suffering a massive stroke. The Golden Girls star suffered a previous stroke in November, from which she never fully recovered. More to come. Thank you for being a friend, Rue. [People] » 6/03/10 11:40am 6/03/10 11:40am

Rue McClanahan Demeaned By Blasphemous Organization

Along with the "Time 100," there's this list of the 100 least influential people, which includes freaking RUE MCCLANAHAN, apparently because she's overshadowed by Betty White's second wind. Listen: We adore Betty, but don't you dare question Blanche Devereaux. [Time] » 4/30/10 11:20am 4/30/10 11:20am

20 Celebrity Bios You Should Read

Ranging from trashy to tragic to triumphant, the biographies and memoirs in this compilation not only tell the stories of the women who've helped define "celebrity" in the past 100 years, but also provide some pretty entertaining bathroom reads. » 3/29/10 5:20pm 3/29/10 5:20pm

Golden Girl Rue McClanahan Suffers Stroke

Rue McClanahan, 75, is recovering from a stroke she suffered after having bypass surgery in November, her (sixth) husband has revealed. With her speech and mobility affect, McClanahan is currently in a nursing facility. [M&C] » 1/14/10 1:20pm 1/14/10 1:20pm

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Fellow "Golden Girls" Remember Bea Arthur

This morning, Rue McClanahan and Betty White called GMA to remember their Golden Girls co-star Bea Arthur. Rue says Bea was actually quiet and timid, but always brave as a performer. Clip at left. » 4/27/09 6:20pm 4/27/09 6:20pm