Following the actress’ death at the age of 99, Robert mentioned in a press release to E! Information, “Betty lived life dedicated to her craft and her love of animals. She made us all snicker, together with me.”
He then added: “I had a crush on her too!”
The Golden Ladies star not too long ago expressed admiration for the Hollywood star in a Dec. 28 interview with Individuals, saying, “I’ve heard Ryan [Reynolds] cannot recover from his factor for me however Robert Redford is The One.”
Robert did not reply on the time, however Betty’s The Proposal co-star did, joking on Twitter, “I am completely sick of the media exploiting previous relationships simply to drive clicks.”
In fact, Betty and Robert have a historical past—form of. Again when Betty performed Sue Ann on The Mary Tyler Moore Present, she made a reference to the star of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Child within the episode “Chuckles Bites the Mud,” as reported by Thrillist.