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Our 10 Favorite Friendship Songs

True friends understand you best and offer a solution or just a strong shoulder when life is at its worst. And they’re usually the first to celebrate with you when life is wonderful. But unfortunately, most songs are about trials of the heart not friendship. So we put together a list of our favorite friendship songs. After reading through the lyrics, call up your best homegirl and let us know in the comments which songs remind you of her. Keep reading »

The Daily Hotness: Estelle Getty

Estelle Getty, best known for playing Sophia on The Golden Girls passed away this morning at 84. Since Estelle was practically the patron saint of sassiness, we are extremely sad.

Even though she played perhaps the most memorable character on the show, Estelle had to audition three times before getting the part for which she won two Emmys. At 60, they thought she didn’t look old enough — and she technically wasn’t old enough, as she was a year younger than her on-screen daughter Bea Arthur. After the jump, a video of Sophia’s best one-liners from season one of The Golden Girls. [NPR]
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Quote Of The Day: Rue McClanahan Admires Blanche

“Blanche is a role model. She’s free. She follows her own rules and moves to her own drummer. She had a wonderful, optimistic outlook. She was sort of like Scarlett O’ Hara, saying, ‘Oh, well, tomorrow is another day.’” — Rue McClanahan on The Golden Girls‘ Blanche Devereaux Keep reading »

Quick Pic: The Golden Girls Get An Award

Betty White, Bea Arthur, and Rue McClanahan accept the TV Land pop culture award. Where’s Sophia? [Los Angeles, 6/8/08] Keep reading »

The Daily Squeeze: Aging Gracefully, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy’s Husband, and Ivana Trump’s Wedding

  • Life lesson from The Golden Girls: Socializing with friends and family can improve cognition and might prevent dementia in older women, according to a study in The American Journal of Public Health. [Medical News Today]

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