Betty White mourned by friends Jennifer Love Hewitt, Andy Cohen & more as Hollywood pays tribute after her death at 99

TRIBUTES for Betty White started pouring in on social media after it was revealed the iconic actress had died on Friday morning.

The star passed away at age 99 and was just a few weeks away from her milestone 100th birthday.

Sources told TMZ that Betty passed away at her home on the morning of New Year's Eve.

After the sad news started making the rounds, celebrities started mourning the loss of the beloved star online.

Jennifer Love Hewitt, who worked with Betty on the 2011 movie The Lost Valentine and on the show Hot in Cleveland, posted an emotional video tribute.

Meanwhile, Will & Grace star Debra Messing tweeted: “Betty White. Oh noooooooo. I grew up watching and being delighted by her. 

“She was playful and daring and smart. We all knew this day would come but it doesn’t take away the feeling of loss. 

“A national treasure, indeed. Fly with the Angels.”

Director Paul Feig wrote: “Man, 2021, you just couldn’t slip out without one more punch in the face, could you? 

“So sad to hear comedy legend Betty White has passed. It’s hard to imagine a world without her. It’ll be a much less funny place, that’s for sure. RIP Genius Betty.”

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