Fast Chat: Betty White Talks Ads

The 90-year-old sitcom legend on her new Tide gig and helping Abe Vigoda find a puppy

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Comedic actress Betty White first appeared in a TV spot decades ago for Panel-Ray heaters.

“I sat in front of a mirror and brushed my hair while I talked about how wonderful the Panel-Ray heater was,” White said. “It was funny because I had very bad hair. To [feature] my hair in any kind of commercial was a laugh in and of itself.”

The 90-year-old sitcom legend was on her assistant’s cellphone speaking to Adweek today as they drove to the set of Hot in Cleveland, a TV Land original series in which she stars with Valerie Bertinelli.



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