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‘Golden Girls’ Stars Remember Estelle Getty

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    Following the news of Estelle Getty’s death, some of her Hollywood counterparts are reacting to the sad news.

    Among those remembering Estelle were her “Golden Girls” co-stars Rue McClanahan, Bea Arthur and Betty White.

    White, who played Rose Nylund on the legendary sitcom, released the following statement to Access Hollywood on Tuesday:

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    “The only comfort at this moment is that although Estelle has moved on, Sophia will always be with us.”

    Meanwhile, Arthur, who despite being just a year younger than Getty was cast as her daughter on the series, also remembered her friend and colleague.

    “Our mother-daughter relationship was one of the greatest comic duos ever, and I will miss her,” Arthur said in a statement to Access.

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    McClanahan, who played the over-the-top Blanche Deveraux on “Golden Girls,” also offered words of remembrance for her friend.

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