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GoFundMe campaign aims to keep Betty White alive in 2016

Betty White

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Betty White



2016, you can't have Betty White.

At 94, White has outlived a slew of her fellow celebrities this year, and at least 200 people want to keep it that way. So far.

That's how many have donated to Demetrios Hrysikos' GoFundMe campaign as of Wednesday morning, lovingly named "Help protect Betty White from 2016."

Hrysikos, who is from South Carolina, created the campaign Tuesday, shortly after beloved actress Carrie Fisher died following a heart attack.

"Help 2016 catch these hands if it goes anywhere near Betty White!" the fundraiser's description reads. "If she's okay with it I will fly to where ever Betty White is and keep her safe till Jan 1 , 2017."

The trending campaign has more than 20,000 shares on Facebook. Why? Because Betty White is amazing.

Hrysikos says that while he has no problem being White's personal bodyguard, the money raised - which is at $2,146 of a $2,000 goal as of 11 a.m. Wednesday and growing rapidly - will be donated to the Spartanburg Little Theater "to help craft new stars of stage and screen to carry the mantle of the legends that have left us this year."

Thank you for being a friend, Betty White.

[Last modified: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:50am]


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