Betty White, 89, gets her own Marine Corps ball invite


In the never-ending saga of Marines inviting celebrities to the Marine Corps Birthday Ball, a new one has emerged: Sgt. Ray Lewis has asked former Golden Girl Betty White, 89, to attend with him.

At least I think he’s serious. It’s hard to tell in this two-minute video:


In other news, not only has Justin Timberlake accepted Cpl. Kelsey De Santis’ invitation to another ball, he quipped this morning on the “Today Show” that he and “Friends with Benefits” co-star Mila Kunis “want to pay honor to our country and embrace their balls.”

While it lasts, here’s a clip of their interview on “Today” this morning:


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