'Golden Girls' star Rue McClanahan's death is going viral...five years later

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Fashion Flashback: Rue McClanahan

Remember "Golden Girls?" I mean, how can you not?

The hilarious sitcom that premiered in 1985 was an instant hit, and even today, can be seen pretty much everywhere thanks to re-runs. As many know, all of the ladies of the show have passed, except Betty White who is currently 93 years young!

However, this past Thursday, social media went crazy with everyone sharing tweets, posts and pictures, sending their prayers and well wishes to Rue McClanahan who played Blanche Devereaux.

Yes, the gesture is a heartfelt one, but the only problem? She passed away five years ago. With posts including "Breaking News," "RIP," and "We will miss you," people took to social media to share their condolences.



And if that wasn't strange enough, the same thing happened around this time last year! Nevertheless, Rue will always be a true 'golden girl.'

Take a peak through the pics below to relive the 'golden' days:

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'Golden Girls' star Rue McClanahan's death is going viral...five years later
UNITED STATES - APRIL 29: THE GOLDEN GIRLS - 9/14/85 - 9/14/92, ESTELLE GETTY, RUE MCCLANAHAN, BEA ARTHUR, BETTY WHITE, (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 30: THE GOLDEN GIRLS - 9/24/85 - 9/24/92, BETTY WHITE, BEA ARTHUR, RUE MCCLANAHAN, (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
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