The Pet Tree House - Where Pets Are Family Too : Animals' Best Friend, Betty White, Immortalized in Wax by Madame Tussauds -Visiting the Washington Animal Rescue League - Thursday, October 10th

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Animals' Best Friend, Betty White, Immortalized in Wax by Madame Tussauds -Visiting the Washington Animal Rescue League - Thursday, October 10th


Washington, DC - The Washington Animal Rescue League - along with many adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens – will welcome Madame Tussauds D.C. and their recently unveiled wax figure of beloved actress and entertainer and lifelong animal lover Betty White on Thursday, October 10th at noon.

“All of our dogs, cats, puppies and kittens are thrilled to be welcoming Betty White’s likeness here at the Washington Animal Rescue League,” said WARL CEO Bob Ramin.  “Betty White’s legendary commitment to animal welfare is a shining example for all of us and we’re thrilled to give our furry friends a chance to take some very cute pictures with her this Thursday!”

“We are so excited to welcome Betty White’s wax figure to the Madame Tussauds family,” said Joanna Hobday, Senior Sales and Marketing Manager for Madame Tussauds D.C. “She is one of the most beloved actresses and television personalities of all time and we know her fans and our visitors alike will love her figure and her passion for animals.”

On Thursday, October 10, White’s figure will be heading to the Washington Animal Rescue League where she will be greeted by some of the 100-plus temporary residents of WARL for photo opportunities.

Betty White is best known for her television roles as Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls. She currently stars as Elka Ostrovsky in the TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland for which she has won two consecutive Screen Actors Guild Awards. One of the first women in television to have creative control in front and behind the camera, White has won six Emmy Awards (five for acting), receiving 20 Emmy nominations and is the only woman to have won an Emmy in all performing comedic categories. The American Comedy Awards, The Screen Actor Guild and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts have all awarded White with Lifetime achievement awards, acknowledging her contribution to television.


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