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Betty White Wins Emmy for 'SNL' Hosting Gig

Betty White Wins Emmy for 'SNL' Hosting Gig

Betty White has taken home her seventh career Emmy!

The 88-year-old actress was awarded for her performance on SNL. Betty beat out Kristin Chenoweth, Jane Lynch, Christine Baranski, Elaine Stritch and Kathryn Joosten for the award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.

FYI: Betty won her first Emmy in 1952 for the sitcom Life with Elizabeth!

WHICH WAS YOUR FAVORITE sketch from Betty‘s SNL appearance?

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16 Comments

# 1

YAY BETTY! you go girl! I love her! she is like everyone’s fave grandmother. She was hysterical on SNL.

# 3

WRONG.. she has SEVEN Emmys

# 4

She actually has SEVEN Emmys

# 5

whoops, posted twice

# 6

Actually she has five emmys

# 7

Nice to see that the Emmys still have those high standards…

# 8

Good hith like my grandmother

# 9
Eric Shinn @ 08/22/2010 at 11:56 am

I wanna give Betty a CREAM PIE!!!!!!!

Here is the list of her previous Emmys..

Outstanding Lead Actress – Comedy Series
1952 Life With Elizabeth
1986 The Golden Girls

Outstanding Supporting Actress – Comedy Series
1975 The Mary Tyler Moore Show
1976 The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Outstanding Host/Hostess in a Game or Audience Participation Show
1983 Just Men!

Outstanding Guest Actress – Comedy Series
1996 The John Larroquette Show
2010 Saturday Night Live

Betty White rocks and I bet St. Olaf stood up and roared. Stop hating on Betty cuz the ole Golden Girl don’t give a sh!t, go Betty!

holdup!! how did she win? how do they know she won if the awards aren’t until sunday the 29th??!!!!

laverdadduele @ 08/22/2010 at 8:51 pm

Good for her, now please go away!

because there are so many awards, they give 75% of them out the weekend before, and the other 25% are presented at the live ceremony (which would be next Sunday on NBC)

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Betty has had a long life career that deserves rewarded and this Emmy is just part of the reward. I hope I’ll hear of here a lot more from now on.

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