- Betty White, just weeks away from her 100th Birthday, died December 31.
- Stefon Diggs, Buffalo Bills wide receiver, honored White by wearing his cleats on Sunday.
- Diggs was wearing cleats, with the Golden Girls actress holding her hand. “rock on” sign.
Stefon Diggs is Buffalo Bills wide receiver HonoredBetty White, with his game-day shoes on Sunday.
Diggs wore white cleats and a photo of White holding the camera up. “rock on”The symbol and the phrase are both on one shoe “Thank You for Being a Friend,”The theme song for “The Golden Girls,”On the other.
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White died on December 31 at 99 years of age. White, a comedy legend, would have celebrated his 100th birthday on January 17.
White was well known for shows including “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “The Golden Girls,”And “Hot in Cleveland.”She was also awarded eight Emmy Awards and a Grammy.
A film honoring her 100th birthday is still expected to air on January 17.
The Buffalo NewsAccording to reports, the cleats were created by Dan Gamache (creator of Mache custom cleats).
“Diggs has been a fan of Betty and obviously I have been as well,”Gamache informed the outlet. “We heard of her passing and we knew automatically that we had to honor her with a pair of cleats.”
Last week, Diggs used his cleats to honor John Madden, who died on December 28.