STAGE TUBE: Betty White on SNL - Only "Very Little" Nudity

On the Today Show this morning, May 3 Betty White sat down with Meredith Vieira to discuss her upcoming gig hosting Saturday Night Live for the first time. White admitted she is "scared to death" but she thinks it "will be fun." White also joked that the episode would feature "very little nudity."

As previously reported, multiple Emmy Award winning icon Betty White will host NBC's Saturday Night Live on May 8. White will make her first appearance in Studio 8H. The episode will will feature Saturday Night Live alumni Rachel Dratch, Ana Gastever, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Molly Shannon, and Maya Rudolkph. FELA! producer Jay-Z will be the musical guest.

Betty White will host SNL for the first time in her illustrious seven-decade-long career. White is best known for her performance as Rose Nylund on NBC's "The Golden Girls," the beloved comedy series that aired from 1985 to 1992. Previously, she co-starred as Sue Ann Nivens in the classic comedy series "The Mary Tyler Moore Show."

In January, White was the proud recipient of the 2010 SAG Lifetime Achievement Award. White appeared in the 2009 romantic-comedy feature film "The Proposal," alongside Ryan Reynolds and Oscar winner Sandra Bullock, and can be seen again this fall in the film "You Again," starring Kristin Bell.

"I can't think of a better way to spend Mother's Day weekend than with Betty White," said Lorne Michaels, Creator and Executive Producer of SNL.

Saturday Night Live is from SNL Studios in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels. Steve Higgins and Marci Klein are producers. Ken Aymong is supervising producer. Seth Meyers is head writer. Don Roy King directs.

 

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