Betty White

Betty White to spend Christmas alone with her dog

Dec. 10, 2012 at 12:24 PM ET

Image: Betty White "Betty & Friends: My Life At The Zoo"
Alberto E. Rodriguez
From her early days in Hollywood to roles on "Mary Tyler Moore" and "The Golden Girls" to her resurgence of fame at 90, the actress is beloved by many.

For many, Christmas is a chaotic time that involves travel, family in droves and, generally, happy chaos. For Betty White, however, Dec. 25 will be a quiet day spent alone with her dog.

"He's my family," she told People. "It's just the two of us for Christmas because I'm alone, and so we just have a cozy day all day. We look forward to that all year," White said about her plans to cozy up to Ponty, a golden retriever and former guide dog.

Once the holidays pass, the seven-time Emmy winner has some more to look forward to in January. First, her prank show "Off Their Rockers" returns to NBC on Jan. 8 with back-to-back episodes. This season will look a little different than the first: White will be paired with a number of guest stars including Ed Asner, "America's Got Talent" host Howie Mandel" and "Jackass" stunt guy Steve-O, among others. PSY and Kim Kardashian are set for the two premiere shows.

Then on Jan. 17, White celebrates an even bigger event: her 91st birthday.

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