Rue McClanahan dies aged 76

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  1. flame boy

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    Sad news. The Golden Girls star apparently suffered from a "huge stroke" which caused a rapid decline and she died earlier on today.

    From BBC News
    Rest in peace, Rue.
     
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    one of the classic and well played roles of all time. we've lost a trooper, as they say.
     
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    Damn... :sad:
     
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    Man...I was just watching a rerun of Ellen yesterday and Betty White was saying she was doing very well. This sucks because Golden Girls is one of my favorite shows of all time. RIP "Blanche"
     
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    Aw I loved that show and she was my fave.

    Betty White must be worried about 2011.
     
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    Gee, i just mentioned her in a Pm to someone about her accent and read this now, she was tops, bless you Rue.
     
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    Thats so sad. She will be missed.
     
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    So sorry to hear this. They will all live on in reruns...thankfully.
     
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    Loved her and all the gals on Golden Girls. RIP.
     
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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!

    I loved her on the Golden Girls, I can't believe she's gone now. That's two Southern Belles down now :(

    RIP.
     
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    She was awesome. Loved her as the mother in Sordid Lives, who was having an affair with a younger man.
     
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    RIP Blanche
     
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    What a treasure now gone.
     
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    That crossed my mind as well.:eek: It's so sad to lose all of them so quickly in succession. I think we should treasure Betty all the more now.

    I also loved both Betty and Rue in Mama's Family. All the Golden Girls were great actresses and funny women to boot.
     
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    That show was/is really cool... I love the girls...
    Kinda paradox for the oldest of the girls to live the longest...
    But the show was classic... I still like to watch it nowadays...
    RIP Estelle, Rue and Bea...
    Best wishes for Betty...
     
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    RIP Rue. I love you in Nunsense. Watch this you tube clip of Rue as Mother Superior finds out the powers of poppers.
     
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    I love to watch "The Golden Girls"!
    RIP Blanche!
     
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    Thanks goodness for reruns....we can still enjoy you..
    RIP Rue...
     
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    Rest in Peace. At least the work of these talented women will be around forever...forever funny.
     
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