Courtesy of Kathy Griffin

“to know her was to love her,” said actress and comedian, Kathy Griffin, in a video message sent to honor the memory of her “dear friend Betty White.” The 1978 graduate of Oak Park River Forest High school first met White on the set of Suddenly Susan in the late 90’s and “fell in love with her” after it was revealed Griffin had inadvertently parked in her parking spot.

 The video can be found at and includes a clip from My Life on the D List featuring  Griffin introducing her mother, Maggie, to Betty White at Sizzler.

“May she rest in peace and hilarity,” said Griffin.

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