Betty White scores big in latest 'Sunday Night Football' Packers-Bears game promo. Is Favre next?
If you thought the NFL's 100th season opener couldn't get any better than the Green Bay Packers taking on the Chicago Bears, we have two words for you: Betty White.
The 97-year-old beloved actress appears in "Sunday Night Football's" latest promo for the Packers-Bears game on Sept. 5, and she's "badass."
The 30-second spot has sportscaster Al Michaels at the podium for a news conference about the start of the NFL's 100th season, telling the crowd there's nobody who can really put into words the significance of the milestone.
"I can," somebody pipes up from the audience. It's White, or "B-Dawg," as she calls herself. As footage of past Bears-Packers matchups with Bart Starr and Mike Singletary rolls, White says, "The Packers and the Bears. There's only one thing more badass than this year's kickoff, and you're looking at her."
The spot debuted Tuesday during "America's Got Talent" on NBC.
Don't be surprised when another familiar face shows up in an upcoming spot as part of the ongoing campaign. Retired Packers quarterback Brett Favre will be among future guests, Jenny Storms, chief marketing officer of NBC Sports Group, told Variety.
The White promo is the second one released by "SNF," which is broadcasting the game (on a Thursday night) from Soldier Field. In the first, "Da Bears!" superfans discover Green Bay is selling a stuffed Bears doll that takes a jab at the team's season-ending "double doink" kick in last year's playoffs.
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