BAFTAs 2022 made for an emotional evening on Sunday night, with references to the war in Ukraine and a moving tribute to recently deceased industry stars. However, many viewers at home discovered a deceased celebrity missing in the tribute clip
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Viewers of BAFTA 2022 on Sunday night noticed a very famous late actress missing during the emotional ‘In Memoriam’ segment.
Throughout the star-studded event at the Royal Albert Hall, the film awards took a moment to remember those in the industry who have passed away since the last ceremony.
When a montage paid tribute to recently departed stars like Italian actress Monica Vitti and cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, home viewers noticed Betty White wasn’t on the list of icons. remembered by many.
“Sorry @BAFTA, but where was Betty White on In Memoriam,” one angry fan vented on Twitter as the show aired on BBC One.
“Bafta sucks for not paying tribute to ed asner and betty white,” said another furious, as a third added: “Where was Betty White in #BAFTA in the @BAFTA memo??? “
Betty’s grieving death was announced on New Year’s Eve 2021 – just weeks before the legendary actress celebrated her 100th birthday with a huge celebration and an all-star movie to celebrate. honor her.
As the BAFTAs paid their respects to other late stars Sunday night, the Academy took to Twitter to share a link to “a tribute to artists who have made significant contributions to the industry.” cinema, who sadly passed away last year” on their website. .
Golden Girls star Betty is included in the list of 2021 deaths listed on the website.
“Overall, White has won six Emmys from 23 nominations and was the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015,” part of the BAFTA tribute.
“In 2010, she was awarded the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, in honor of Charlie Chaplin.”
The tribute website doesn’t do much to appease those wondering where the late star squealed in the evening.
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“#BAFTAs #BAFTA2022 #BAFTA why is Betty White not mentioned in Memoriam, she passed away on December 31, 2021, that’s terrible,” another person took to Twitter to express their disappointment. theirs on Sunday night.
Some have suggested that Betty’s work is primarily on TV, she was ineligible to appear at the emotional memorial service.
Many were quick to counter that the late star had appeared in Hollywood films like The Proposal, alongside Sandra Bullock, and animated films like Toy Story 4 and The Lorax.
Just a few weeks before the Golden Girls actress passed away at the age of 99, it was announced that a movie was being made to celebrate her 100th birthday.
The late star had planned to welcome fans to celebrate her big birthday on January 17, 2022, shooting footage for an upcoming project in cinemas across the country. U.S.
Titled Betty White: 100 Years Young – celebrating a birthday, the documentary-style film also boasts a star-studded cast – including guests from Ryan Reynolds, Tina Fey, Robert Redford, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman and James Corden.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/bafta-viewers-horrified-memorial-tribute-26458392 BAFTA viewers in horror as memorial excludes a beloved late star