Remembering Bea

Rue McClanahan: She Made People Laugh


VIEWPOINTS — “What’s any great star’s lasting contribution? What’s Lucille Ball’s? I don’t know how to put answers like that into words. I suppose perhaps the thing she did the best and the most of was make people laugh.” —Rue McClanahan on her colleague, peer, and friend Bea Arthur [EW]

This morning on Today, Rue and Betty White remembered their friend: