Betty White

  • Aired:  06/14/10
  •  | Views: 137,651

Betty White considers running for politics, assures Jon she won't go through a Britney phase and explains why drug jokes are off limits. (6:08)

>> Jon: WELCOME BACK.

MY GUEST TONIGHT, I LOVE HER,

HER NEW SYMPATHY COME IS TV

LAND'S "HOT IN CLEVELAND."

>> LET ME ASK YOU SOMETHING:

WHAT IS THE DEAL WITH OLD LADIES

IN TRACK SUITS?

>> IT'S SIMPLE.

IN YOUR TWENT YOU DRESS FOR MEN,

IN YOUR 40s YOU DRESS FOR

SUCCESS IN YOUR 80s YOU DRESS

FOR THE BEST.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: I LOVE IT.

PLEASE BELL COME BACK TO THE

SHOW -- PLEASE WELCOME BACK TO

THE SHOW BETTY WHITE.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

OH, MY GOODNESS.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: NICE, NICE.

UNFORTUNATELY THAT'S ALL THE

TIME WE HAVE FOR TONIGHT.

[LAUGHTER]

>> OH, I CAME HERE TO PLUG OUR

NEW SHOW "HOT IN CLEVELAND" BUT

AFTER HEARING YOUR OPENING I'M

GOING TO RUN FOR POLITICS.

[LAUGHTER]

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

AND I THINK YOU SHOULD RUN WITH

ME.

>> Jon: I THINK WILL.

WE'LL HAVE TO USE YOUR FIRST

NAME BECAUSE ALPHABETICALLY FOR

SOUTH CAROLINIANS.

YOU USE WHITE WE'LL LOSE.

YOU USE BETTY, YOU'RE THE NEW

GOVERNOR.

I'M SO THRILLED FOR YOU.

NO ONE IS MORE LOVELY,

RESPECTED, TALENTED YOUR CAREER

IS BOOMING.

IT'S ON FIRE.

I'M WORRIED AND I DON'T MEAN TO

BE OVERPROTECTIVE.

I SEE PEOPLE GET THIS TYPE OF

SUCCESS ESPECIALLY -- ACTRESS

ISES.

>> OLD BROADS.

>> Jon: STARLETS THEY CAN'T

HANDLE IT AND THEY GO NUTTY.

I'M WORRIED ABOUT YOU HAVING A

BRITNEY PHASE.

>> NO, I'M FINE.

I'M ABSOLUTELY FINE.

[LAUGHTER]

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: ARE THERE PEOPLE IN

YOUR LIFE THAT CAN STILL SAY NO

TO A BETTY WHITE OR IS IT A

SITUATION --

>> I HAVEN'T FOUND HIM.

[LAUGHTER]

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: NOT A THING THAT

DOESN'T SOUND DIRTY WHEN WE

TALK.

IT'S CRAZY.

THIS SHOW YOU ARE DOING ON TV

LAND.

IT'S YOURSELF VALERIE BERTINELLI

>> WENDY MALICK AND JANE LEADS.

ALL SUCH GREAT GALS.

THE CHEMISTRY BETWEEN THEM JUST

WORKS.

WE PREMIERE ON WEDNESDAY.

SO THURSDAY IS GOING TO BE A

REALLY BIG DAY.

YOU NEVER KNOW UNTIL THE PUBLIC

GETS AHOLD OF IT.

>> Jon: I DO THINK THAT IT'S

GOING TO BE NOT ONLY AN ENORMOUS

SUCCESS, I THINK IT'S REALLY

GOING TO LAUNCH YOU.

>> REALLY?

>> Jon: I SEE THIS THING AS

HAVING -- I WOULD NOT BE

SURPRISED TO SEE YOU HAVE NOT A

TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF

OPPORTUNITIES BUT SOME

OPPORTUNITIES PERHAPS FOR FILM

OR TELEVISION, LIVE SHOTS.

>> I CAN STILL GET UP AND DOWN

THE STAIRS.

>> Jon: YOU DO EVERYTHING.

[LAUGHTER]

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

YOU KNOW, I HAVE TO TELL YOU, I

USED TO -- WHAT HAS ALWAYS

IMPRESSED ME SO MUCH IS YOUR

ABILITY TO -- YOUR TIMING JUST

WELL EVERYTHING.

IT'S ALWAYS SO HARD TO PLAY

STRAIGHT OR TO PLAY THE REACTION

YOUR WORK IN THAT IS JUST

EXQUISITE.

>> WILL YOU LOOK WHO IS TALKING?

>> Jon: YES, I'M TALKING.

>> YOU INVENTED IT.

>> Jon: I REALLY JUST HAVE

LOVED IT SO MUCH.

FOR YOU NOW, IS THERE -- DO YOU

EVER THINK TO YOURSELF, BOY, I

WOULD LOVE TO NOW PUT OUT AN

ALBUM?

[LAUGHTER]

>> FUNNY YOU SHOULD MENTION

THAT.

NO.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: HAVE PEOPLE COME TO

YOU WEAPON OPPORTUNITIES THAT

YOU THOUGHT OKAY NOW YOU'RE

BEING CRAZY?

>> YES, YES BUT I DON'T WISH TO

DISCUSS THEM.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: BUT A FEW THINGS THAT

WERE OUTLANDISH?

>> YEAH, AND I WON'T DO DRUG

JOKES.

EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE THEY WRITE

SOMETHING IN, WOULDN'T IT BE

FUNNY IN THE OLD LADIES SMOKED

POT.

I DON'T THINK DRUGS ARE FUNNY

AND I DON'T LIKE TO MAKE

SKWROEBLG -- JOKES ABOUT THEM.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: THAT'S THE BEST THING

FOR THE PERFORMER.

PEOPLE SAY WHERE DO YOU DRAW THE

LINE?

I SAY THERE'S NO LINE.

IT'S WHAT IS INSIDE OF YOU.

ARE THERE OTHER AVENUES OFF

LIMITS?

>> ANYTHING TO DO WITH -- ANY

KIND OF UNKINDNESS TO ANIMALS.

ANIMALS ARE MY LIFE.

>> Jon: DRUGS AND ANIMALS.

HERE IS WHAT I LIKE ABOUT YOU.

YOU'LL DRAW THE LINE FOR THOSE

THINGS BUT YOU WON'T SHY AWAY

FROM THE ANTISEMITIC STUFF.

I THINK THAT'S GREAT.

>> YOU HAVE TO JUST KIND OF PUT

IT OUT THERE, YOU KNOW?

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: BETTY I CAN'T TELL YOU

HOW MUCH I HAVE LOVED WATCHING

YOU AND CONTINUE TO ENJOY IT AND

WISH YOU MANY MORE YEARS OF

SUCCESS.

>> CAN I TURN THAT RIGHT AROUND

TO YOU?

>> Jon: YES, PLEASE.

I WOULD LOVE THAT.

BETTY WHI

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