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Bea Arthur Called Betty White a Vulgar Name for Being 'Very Unkind,' New Book Claims

By Lia Beck of Best Life | Slide 1 of 6: They played buddies and roommates on Golden Girls, but in real life, Bea Arthur and Betty White weren't exactly thanking each other for being a friend. It's been reported over the years that there was tension between the two when they worked together, and a just-released book makes a new claim about why. Apparently, Arthur didn't approve how White treated one of their co-stars in front of the Golden Girls studio audience and called her a vulgar name because of it.Read on to find out more about White and Arthur's strained relationship and to see what the actors themselves shared about their time on the show.READ THIS NEXT: Jimmie Walker Said He Never Spoke to These Good Times Co-Stars.

Bea Arthur Called Betty White a Vulgar Name for Being 'Very Unkind,' New Book Claims

They played buddies and roommates on Golden Girls, but in real life, Bea Arthur and Betty White weren't exactly thanking each other for being a friend. It's been reported over the years that there was tension between the two when they worked together, and a just-released book makes a new claim about why. Apparently, Arthur didn't approve how White treated one of their co-stars in front of the Golden Girls studio audience and called her a vulgar name because of it.

Read on to find out more about White and Arthur's strained relationship and to see what the actors themselves shared about their time on the show.

READ THIS NEXT: Jimmie Walker Said He Never Spoke to These Good Times Co-Stars.

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