Betty White‘s agent is clearing the air surrounding the Hollywood icon’s explanation for loss of life.
The legendary actress passed away at age 99 on Dec. 31. In accordance with her longtime pal and agent, Jeff Witjas, the Golden Women alum “died peacefully in her sleep at her residence.”
“Persons are saying her loss of life was associated to getting a booster shot three days earlier however that isn’t true. She died of pure causes,” Witjas informed NBC Information on Monday, Jan. 3. “Her loss of life shouldn’t be politicized—that isn’t the life she lived.”
In an electronic mail to the Associated Press, Witjas additionally debunked a fabricated quote from the actress and defined that White didn’t obtain the booster on the purported date. “Betty by no means mentioned this,” he said.
An official explanation for loss of life for White has not been launched, although she beforehand informed People in one in every of her remaining interviews that she felt “so fortunate to be in such good well being and really feel so good at this age.”