So she must have faced a lot of sexism along the way, right? After all, she started as a wide-eyed young girl fresh out of high school and was working in the male dominated entertainment industry decades before Woman’s Lib was even a glimmer of a concept. Sure, Katherine Bigelow’s Oscar win for The Hurt Locker was way over due but we contend that Betty White’s the true feminist icon of the new (and old) millennium.
We've been editing clips of Betty White from an interview she did in 1997 for the Archive of American Television. See what Betty has to say in her own words – she is woman, hear her roar.