“Friends Forever”: Betty White Commemorates Her Late Friend And Co-Star, Georgia Engel, Who Dies At 70

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April 17, 2019 11:06 By Fabiosa

Betty White mourns the passing of her beloved co-star on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Georgia Engel. Betty’s emotional tribute to her late friend breaks our hearts.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Betty White commemorates the late Georgia Engel

The Hollywood community is devastated about the sad loss of the incredible actress, Georgia Engel.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Georgia passed away on Friday, April 12, at the age of 70. The cause of her sudden demise is still unknown.

Numerous fans and colleagues took to social media to commemorate the late actress with touching tributes. Engel’s longtime friends and her co-star on the iconic The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Betty White, was among the first to break her silence on Georgia’s death.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Betty White commented on her friend’s passing to NBC News:

Georgia was one of a kind – the absolute best.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Later, Betty shared a tearful tribute on her Instagram in memory of Georgia. Her post features both actresses, enjoying time together in a zoo.

Betty simply captioned the post:

“Friends Forever” says it all.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Fans support the actress amid her loss

@ karenw328

So sorry for your loss, Betty. I loved her character of Georgette.

@  annievmo

So sorry for the loss of your beautiful friend.

@ mrs_parker_acts

Sorry to hear the news Betty. Condolences to you. Prayers to her family and all her adoring fans.

@ heartoflifeisgood77

So sorry for the loss of your friend. 💔🙏🏻

Georgia Engel was truly one-of-a-kind. She will always live in her fans’ hearts as the beloved Georgette in The Mary Tyler Moore Show. RIP, our legend!