As the past week brought news of deaths of George Michael and Carrie Fisher, people are fearing that 2016 might take the life of another beloved celebrity: Betty White.
A user named Demetrios Hrysikos from South Carolina created a GoFundMe page to “protect” the Golden Girls actress from 2016. “Help 2016 catch these hands if it goes anywhere near Betty White,” Hrysikos wrote. “If she’s okay with it, I will fly to wherever Betty White is and keep her safe till Jan. 1, 2017.”
People have donated as much as $100 to Hrysikos’ mission to keep White safe from the perils of 2016. The campaign has raised $2,146 as of Wednesday morning.
(As of this post that amount has risen to $2,576.00.)
Personally I think there are worst causes in the world than protecting Betty White.
And to be honest I am not sure how many of these celebrity deaths we can take at this point.
Though I think we all agree there is at least one that might not break our hearts. (Okay that's probably just mean, right?)
P.S. I wrote this post yesterday before I learned that the grim reaper had been satisfied simply to take Princess Leia, he had to take her mother as well.
Maybe we should all just stand outside of Betty White's house and form a human shield against death.