The beloved actress, who is reportedly greeted by her assistant every day with a special hula dance, showed up to work on Friday and got the surprise of a lifetime when a massive flash mob featuring Hawaiian dancers came out to greet her.
Sporting grass skirts and leis, the mob danced around Betty’s golf cart as she was driven around the soundstage by Canadian actor Dave Foley, who plays Bob on the show.
In the heartwarming moment that was captured on camera, the comedienne looks genuinely surprised and delighted by the impromptu performance and can be seen clapping her hands and singing along to the music. At the end, the dancers bring out a sign that reads, “Happy Birthday Betty.”
“At 93, you shouldn’t be doing this!” Betty jokes at the end of the clip, which has already garnered more than 2.5 million hits on YouTube.
For almost six decades, the Illinois-native has been charming audiences through a variety of comedic and dramatic roles on both TV and in film – and she seems to be showing no signs of slowing down. This month, the Golden Girls alum received a standing ovation during the People’s Choice Awards when she accepted her Lifetime Achievement Award for TV Icon.
After being helped on stage by Chris Evans, the legendary actress became visibly emotional as the audience stood up and cheered. “Oh my goodness!” she said. “Can you imagine? The People's Choice at 93? Thank you with all my heart."