If I could go back in time, we would have Cher perform the theme song for “Golden Girls” years ago.
But I can’t, so we’ll have to settle to enjoy the iconic pop star’s performance in the opening issue of the equally illustrious TV show in honor of an upcoming special. to NBC, “Celebrating Betty White: American Golden Girl.”
Cher shared a video of her performance Friday afternoon to Twitter, writing, “Everybody is golden.”
According to NBC, other notables and notable names participating in the special include President Joe Biden, Drew Barrymore, Valerie Bertinelli, Cher, Bryan Cranston, Ted Danson, Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey , Ana Gasteyer, Goldie Hawn, Vicki Lawrence, Jane Leeves, Jay Leno, Anthony Mackie, Wendie Malick, Joel McHale, Tracy Morgan, Jean Smart and Mary Steenburgen.
The special is scheduled to air on January 31, exactly one month after White’s death at the age of 99.
“Colleagues, friends, fans, and those who shared special moments with White recount their favorite memories and reveal untold stories in tribute to life and legacy. of a pioneering TV star,” the network said in a press release. “The TV show will include never-before-seen clips and footage that best capture White’s tone, carefree spirit, and perfect humour, which is the hallmark of a career spanning decades. hers.”
Cher’s performance of “Golden Girls” is particularly pertinent, since Miami’s fictional women are fans.
In one episode, Dorothy (played by Bea Arthur) and Sophia (played by Estelle Getty) Memorably dress up as Sonny and Cher to sing “I Got You Babe” for a talent show. The Special in Honor of White will air at 10pm on January 31 and be available the next day on Peacock to stream.
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