Betty White has released a statement on the death of her close friend and "Golden Girls" co-star Rue McClanahan.
White states, "Rue was a close and dear friend. I treasured our relationship. It hurts more than I even thought it would, if that's even possible."
Rue died this morning at the age of 76 after suffering a massive stroke.
Rue's Death 'Hurts'
6/3/2010 12:34 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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