Betty White Turns Down Marine’s Invite
TV icon Betty White had to turn down an invitation to November’s Marine Corps Ball due to work commitments.White is only the latest celebrity to receive an invite to a military event, but unlike “Friends With Benefits” stars Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake, she sadly declined.
In a statement to Marine Sgt. Ray Lewis, the 89-year-old entertainer said, ”I am deeply flattered and truly appreciate the invitation. As everyone knows, I love a man in uniform … but unfortunately I cannot accept, as I will be taping an episode of (TV show) ‘Hot in Cleveland.’”