WHITE: And people would tell me that there was this -- whatever was going on. Well, I had turned it down about three times earlier on because it`s such a New York thing.
WHITE: But the characters were all so well-defined. And the writers would throw a situation in the middle of the table, and the audience knew our characters so well, they couldn`t wait to see how each of us would react to that given situation.
And Phyllis came in and so she had opened the oven door and all that.
It`s -- but it all goes back "Mary Tyler Moore", "Golden Girls" all those -- actors love to take the credit. BEHAR: Well you know I`ve watched some of the clips of you.
WHITE: I am the luckiest old broad on two feet if the truth were known. WHITE: The writers are the stars of every really successful sitcom.
BEHAR: Over the past 63 years, she`s received 18 Emmy award nominations and taken the statue home six times. But how does it feel when someone refers to you as the legendary Betty White?
And earlier this year, the 88-year-old became the oldest person to host "Saturday Night Live". Her new show "Hot in Cleveland" premieres on TV land on Wednesday.
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