• I didn't know I was a gay icon. I get a lot of mail - but I don't get many bad letters - but I got a woman the other day that was so upset with me because they said, 'How do you feel about the gay marriage thing?' and my answer to that is, 'I really don't care with whom you sleep, I just care what kind of a decent human being you are.' I figure all the rest of it is your business and not mine. And not hers, incidentally.

    "Betty White On Gay Marriage, Meeting Obama And Being A ‘Lucky Old Broad’". Interview with Chris Harnick, June 12, 2012.