Betty White Tells Larry King She Doesn't Understand Homophobes

04/24/2014 01:45 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

Betty White sat down with Larry King this week to answer some questions from fans, including how she responds to those who don't support rights for member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

The question came from Instagram user mrluissalazar, who asked the actress, "What has been the significance of the gay community for your career? And what do you have to say to those against gay people?” White responded,

“I don’t care whom you sleep with. It’s 'what kind of a human being are you?' I don’t understand [why people are anti-gay], it’s such a personal private business and it’s none of mine.”

White is a long-time supporter of LGBT rights and has been championed as a gay icon. Some of her many LGBT-inclusive moves in the past include "going purple" for Spirit Day last October and having publicly come out in support of gay marriage.

(h/t Towleroad)

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