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Bones taps Betty White as new squintern

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Forget Hot in Cleveland — how about Hot at the Jeffersonian?

Betty White is set to guest star on Bones as the team’s newest squinternEW has confirmed. White will play Dr. Beth Mayer, whose half century of experience might make her the only forensic anthropologist more qualified than Brennan (Emily Deschanel). TVLine reports that Mayer is called in to assist on a murder with ties to fantasy football — which she also happens to know a lot about. Could Mayer challenge Booth (David Boreanaz) as much as Brennan?

The legendary actress is the latest surprise Fox’s long-running procedural has unveiled for its 11th season, which will also feature a crossover with Sleepy Hollow.

White shared the news on Twitter.

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