By Betty White
It-girl Betty White offers a hilarious, slyly profound tackle love, existence, superstar, and every little thing in among.
Drawing from a life of classes discovered, seven-time Emmy winner Betty White's wit and knowledge take heart degree as she tackles subject matters like friendship, romantic love, getting older, tv, fanatics, love for animals, and the courageous new global of megastar. If You Ask Me mixes her considerate observations with funny tales from a seven- decade occupation in Hollywood. Longtime fanatics and new fanatics alike will delight in Betty's candid tackle every little thing from her rumored overwhelm on Robert Redford (true) to her good looks routine ("I don't know what colour my hair is and that i by no means intend to discover out") to the fb crusade that helped convince her to host Saturday evening Live regardless of her having declined the internet hosting activity thrice already.
that includes all-new fabric, with a spotlight at the prior fifteen years of her existence, If You Ask Me is humorous, candy, and to the point-just like Betty White.
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He asked. I nodded. ” I shook my head. I’m not much of an upchucker. I can and have eaten pizza on heroin. ” I nodded. ” “Something else,” I squeaked guiltily. ” By the time we had this conversation we were almost halfway home. Out of the city center and crossing the green fields and country roads back to Cumbernauld. ” he inquired tentatively I shook my head. I couldn’t speak now. All my concentration was on clenching. He sprang to action: reeling up the center aisle of the bus like a sailor in high seas as it careered around the winding roads, he made his way down to the front and talked to the driver.
Giants and fairies was how he described classical music. He could just as well have been talking about show business. Gunka said he’d buy me one of the big waxy discs for a present, yet as much as I had enjoyed the Norwegian composer’s opus, I wanted a pop music album instead. Gunka agreed that that might be a good place to start, and we whittled the options down to two: the Beatles’ Sergeant Pepper or a Monkees album called Headquarters. To my eternal shame, I chose the Monkees. This was because I was only eight and the Monkees looked cheerful and friendly on their album cover, whereas the Beatles had beards and my father had told me that you couldn’t trust a man with a beard because you didn’t know what he was hiding.
I nodded. ” “Something else,” I squeaked guiltily. ” By the time we had this conversation we were almost halfway home. Out of the city center and crossing the green fields and country roads back to Cumbernauld. ” he inquired tentatively I shook my head. I couldn’t speak now. All my concentration was on clenching. He sprang to action: reeling up the center aisle of the bus like a sailor in high seas as it careered around the winding roads, he made his way down to the front and talked to the driver.