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Rumor Has It! Oh Shut Up Adele!: Parental Guidance….The Movie

There’s a rumor going around that Parental Guidance, the movie, will be rolling out something big…

Video: Behind The Scenes Look ~ Walt Disney’s Third Theme Park

Mister D: Bette makes a few scenes in this “making-of” documentary Here’s a behind the scenes…

Actress Ari Graynor (“For A Good Time Call”): “…Bette should have a biopic. And I think we all know who should play her.”

Mister D: And Bruce Vilanch just threw his hat into the ring to play Aaron! 🙂…

Bootleg Betty Jukebox: Back To School Edition Is Stocked!

Ready for school peeps? Ready to start the Fall season right? Well the Bootleg Betty: Back…

Bette Tweets: Bette On The RNC ~ Day Two

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler Good cheap gas but poisoned water? Makes sense to me! Let’s get crackin’ frackin’!!!…

Kathy Najimy’s Valentine To Bette Midler

The Film Experience Love Letters Pt. 2: Kathy Najimy, Rosemarie DeWitt, Xander Berkeley Thursday, August 30,…

BetteBack Video 1980: Bette Midler On “60 Minutes”

You would hardly call Bette Midler the shy or retiring type. She turns ears red with…

Video: Leader Of The Pack ~ Bette Midler

BetteBack: The Year In Music 1973

Daily Review The Year In Music – 1973 January 11, 1974 The year of 1973 was…

BetteBack 1974: Bette Becomes Disillusioned With Fame

Mister D: Most of Bette’s disillusionment of fame had to do with Rolling Stone magazine‘s bilious…

Another Film Reviewer Compares Ali Graynor (For A Good Time Call) To Bette Midler

Mister D: The reason I’m mentioning her again is that 3-4 film reviews have compared her…

MTV Talks To Billy Crystal About Bette, Movies, And Hosting The Academy Awards

Billy Crystal Takes On Adventures In Babysitting With ‘Parental Guidance’ Actor talks to MTV News about…

BetteBack 1974: Miss M’s Top 10 Favorite Albums

Altoona Mirror Bette Midler: My Ten Favorite Records January 5, 1974 Who else but The Divine…

BetteBack 1974: Bette Midler And David Bowie Finally Arrive! Both Make Blackwell’s Worst Dresses List!

Dover Times Reporter Singer ahead of some famous folks on worst dressed list January 4, 1974…

Streisand Releases “I Think It’s Going To Rain Today” (Thanks Marcos)

Mister D: Streisand just released her version of “I Think It’s Going To Rain Today” and…

Bette Tweets: Bette Gets Political On Republican Convention Day

Mister D: If you’re not on Twitter, join just for Bette’s tweets; if you are on…

BetteBack: What’s Coming In 1974?

Lowell Sun ABC specials for 74 range from bible to racing to golf Bv DON ROYAL…

BetteBack: THE AMERICAN Guild of Variety Artists Awards Bette Midler With “Rising Star Of The Year”

Van Nuys Valley News RUMORS FLY IN LAS VEGAS December 25, 1973 THE AMERICAN Guild of…

Video: “Skylark” ~ Bette Midler

BetteBack Review: “Bette Midler” By Bette Midler ~ December 23, 1973

Hattiesburg American Off The Record By Hal Broome December 23, 1973 Bette Midler‘s flexible and interestingly…

BetteBack: Renowned Critic Gives “Bette Midler” A Fair To Middlin’ Review

Pacific Stars And Stripes Bette Midler’s Latest-Only Middlin’ Fair By ROBERT HILBURN © 1973, The Los…

Gay-Themed Sitcoms Aim For Laughs, But Believe Me Protests Will Ensue

Mister D: Yes, there’s a Bette mention in here and I saw the scene where they…

BetteBack: Miss Midler To Show Appreciation

Cedar Rapids Gazette Along Broadway By Leonard Lyons December 26, 1973 Bette Midler‘s manager, Aaron Russo,…

BetteBack: Bette Midler’s Conducter, Arranger, Producer, Barry Manilow, Comes Into His Own

Lebanon Daily News Record Review December 17, 1973 Behind every good woman is a good man.…

Great List Of Upcoming Fall, Holiday Films Schedule

RJG.com Hollywood’s fall, holiday lineup is announced Aug 25, 2012 LOS ANGELES — Here are highlights…

Bette Midler Makes Fun Of My “Delores Mermaid Doll” On “The Graham Norton Show”

I was in El Lay for the premiere of Cher’s And Xtina’s movie “Burleqsque” when I…

BetteBack: Bette Midler Gains New Audience…

San Mateo Times Lyons Den LEONARD LYONS December 22, 1973 Bloomingdale’s is now selling towels inscribed…

Videos: Celebrity PSA’s Against Crack Cocaine: Bette Midler, Pee Wee Herman, And Clint Eastwood

The Huffington Post Clint Eastwood‘s Crack Cocaine PSA: Watch The Actor’s Stern Warning & 30 Other…

Eight Good Reasons Why The Hell You Should Watch “First Wive’s Club” Again

NewNowNext 8 Reasons Why You Should Drop Everything and Re-Watch ‘The First Wives Club’ August 24,…

Hey New Yorkers! Bette And Barry….They’re Back! Sort Of…Have A Closer Look!

Mister D: NO!…It’s The Divine Miss Donna Maxon and Fonda Feingold paying tribute to Bette Midler…

Ari Graynor, Star Of “For A Good Time, Call…”…Could She Be The One To Play Bette Midler In Bio-Pic?

Mister D: This young lady has been getting such great notices in this movie that Cinema…

Calling New Yorkers Again: Go See Bette Sussman And Elaine Caswell At Feinstein’s Sunday, September 9, 2012

BEAUTY AND LA BICHE BETTE SUSSMAN AND ELAINE CASWELL’S LATEST CREATION! BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!! Bringing…

Reminder: Hocus Pocus On Blu-Ray Out September 4, 2012

Mister D: No, there are no extras like another Bette site has reported. The photo they…

With Ties To Bette Midler, Could The New Producers Of The Oscars Bring Her In As Host?

The Washington Post Smash’ execs to produce the Academy Awards By Lisa de Moraes 08/23/2012 Not…

Video: Bette Midler And Bruce Vilanch In 1971 in the documentry Vito

Reminder For UK Fans: The Barry Manilow and Bette Midler Experience ~ August 25, 2012 ~ Doncaster

  EXPERIENCE the musical journey of American stars, Barry Manilow and Bette Midler in a new…

Book: “Songs for the New Depression” By Kergan Edwards-Stout

Winner – 2012 Next Generation Indie Book Award – LGBTQ Shortlist – 2011 Independent Literary Award…

Hollywood’s FIVE B’s For Fall: Bette, Babs, Bond, Bella, And Bilbo

Kansas City Star Hollywood’s 3 Bs for fall: Bond, Bella, Bilbo By DAVID GERMAIN The B-list…

Bette Midler Attending The Climate Reality Project Conference In San Francisco

Bette Midler to appear at The Climate Reality Project Conference with former Vice President and Nobel Laureate…

Christmas Movies: An AARP Showdown ~ Midler vs Streisand

Mister D: My friend, Ron, predicted the media would make this Christmas A Midler/Streisand showdown a…

Parental Guidance To Show Early At The AARP Film Festival, Which Runs Sept. 20 to 22 in New Orleans

The Hollywood Reporter Old People, Old Stars: Hollywood’s New Hot Demo Is Saving the Box Office…

BetteBack Concert: Miss Main Event ~ Bette Midler At The Palace ~

Oakland Tribune Bette Midler Brings ‘Pizzazz’ to Palace December 7, 1973 NEW YORK ,(AP) – Bette…

BetteBack Review: “Bette Midler” By Bette Midler

Daily Review Roek talk from KG Some gift ideas for rock fans By KATHIESTASKA and GEORGE…

From The Johnny Carson Collection: Bette Midler Bids Adieu

Bette Midler sings “You Made Me Watch You” to Johnny Carson on his penultimate episode. Visit http://www.facebook.com/OfficialJohnnyCarson to…

Bette Tweets: Phyllis Diller ~ Like a Lampshade In a Whorehouse

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidlerPhyllis Diller was an absolute original; hilarious, raucous, and sweet. Read her book “Lampshade on…

Lily Tomlin At The Emmy Nominee Party…

Glamour/Obsessed All the Behind-the-Scenes Scoop From the Emmy Nominees Party, Including Sofia Vergara and Her Rumored…

The Advocate Turns 45

The Advocate 45 Years of Stirring the Pot Ever since the first issue of The Advocate…

Video: Friends ~ Bette Midler

BetteBack: Bette Midler At The Palace

Wisconsin State Journal Bette Midler Gets Big Money in N.Y. By Earl Wilson December 7, 1973…

BetteBack: Who Will Play The Life Of Janis Joplin? 3 Choices ~ December 1, 1973

Dunkirk Evening Observer The Gossip Column By Robin Adams Sloane December 1, 1973 Q: Who will…

Movies That Taught Us About Death…As Children (Spoiler Alerts)

Mister D: If you have trouble with depression like I do then stay away from this…

Celebrities, Including Bette Midler, Mourn The Loss Of Director Tony Scott

NZ News Tom Cruise, celebs mourns loss of Tony Scott Tue 21 August 2012 Tom Cruise…

Perfection And Greatness Are Unrelated

Mister D: When you put a halo over someone you admire, you actually are doing a…

Larry Henley To Be Inducted Into The Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame (WBMW)

The Boot Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees Posted Aug 20th 2012 12:30PM by Erin…

Live At Last Reissued And Remastered

Friday Music Live At Last (Original Recording Remastered) [Deluxe 2 CD Set] August 20, 2012 After…

Bette Midler: Hollywood Is Mostly Drudgery

Golden Globes Organization Sunday, August 19, 2012 HOLLYWOOD? IT’S MOSTLY DRUDGERY SAYS BETTE MIDLER August 19,…

Video: Do You Wanna Dance?

BetteBack: Bette’s Start In A Nutshell

Dover Times Reporter TV Mailbag November 30, 1973 What can you tell me about Bette Midler?…

BetteBack Gossip: Bette Didn’t Want To Work Vegas

Middlesboro Daily News By Earl Wilson November 30, 1973 Bette Midler, who doesn’t want to work…

BetteBack: According To Bette, ABC Was To Tape One Palace Engagement…

San Mateo Times Lyons Den By LEONARD LYONS November 24, 1973 Bette Midler, dining at Justin’s,…

BetteBack Review: Bette Midler’s Second Album, “Bette Midler” Is Released…

Greeley Daily Tribune THE WORLD OF MUSIC By JUDY HUGO October 29, 1973   In little…

BetteBack Interview: Alex Harvey Talks “Delta Dawn,” His Favorite Version, Bette Midler And More

Daily Review Country song goes to town By KATHIE STASKA and GEORGE MANGRUM November 2, 1973…

Video: Delta Dawn ~ Bette Midler

Whatever Happened To Baby Jane? We’re About To Find Out….Again

Mister D: Bette has been approached before about this role…will she be again and will she…

Hey New Yorkers ~ Shayna Steele @ Joe’s Pub Tomorrow Night ~ August 18, 2012

From Shayna Steele: There are but a few advanced tickets left and on that note, if…

Toni Basil Talks “Mickey” And A Little Bette…

Vulture Vulture Investigates: Is Toni Basil’s ‘Mickey’ Really About…Well, You Know? By Adrienne Day August 17,…

Cyndi Lauper, Like Bette Midler, Takes A Chance With Broadway…But In A Different Way

ArtInfo Will Cyndi Lauper’s “Kinky” Broadway Debut Succeed? PLAY BY PLAY: Patrick Pacheco’s inside look at…

Video: Color Of Roses

Have A Slice Of Bette Pizza

The Villager Free pizza party delivers slice of East Village culture August 16, 2012 ...  Read More

So When Is That “Parental Guidance” Trailer Coming?

According to director, Andy Fickman via my friend Nicola, we should start seeing the trailers for…

Mayim Bialik Recovers From Car Accident

TV Talk ‘BIG BANG’s Mayim Bialik Recovering After Car Accident Mayim Bialik Recovering After Car Accident…

The Music Man ~ Marvin Hamlisch

The Telegram The Marvin Hamlisch funeral — something for everyone for the man who couldn’t say…

The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Of Company B

Alt Sounds Tune of the (yester)day: Bette Midler – Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Issue #75 “Midler’s…

Video: Stuff Like That There

BetteBack: Second Album To Be Released Early November

Phoenix Arizona Republic Phoenix Arizona The elusive rock dollar October 18, 1973 LINER NOTES . .…

BetteBack: “…now let’s sing it out this time for “Tinkerbell”

Wisconsin State Journal How’s She.Doing? Great, You Bette! By DONALD DAVIES October 17, 1973 The reigning…

Watch An Educational Program From NYRP

BetteMidler Watch one of@NYRP’s education programs come to life in this video: bit.ly/PUG20Gsay.ly/soq3Ymb  

BetteBack: “Bette & Barry: Back to the Bathhouse” Performances Continuing Through September 12.

Theater Ink Bette & Barry: Back to the Bathhouse By John Rowell: August 8 – 15…

Video: The Lottery

“The Lottery” was a film made in 1989 starring Bette Midler and directed by Gary Marshall…

BetteBack: An “….Intensified, More Dramatic Version Of Peggy Lee”

Capital Times Bette Midler: Campy, Kooky, And Terrific By ROBERT LaBRASCA October 17, 1973 You have…

Actress Bette Midler Attends Funeral Services For Composer Marvin Hamlisch in New York, August 14, 2012

Bette Midler, Other Celebrities, Politicians, Attend The Funeral Of Marvin Hamlisch (Thanks Nicola!)

Liza Minnelli lead mourners at ‘people’s composer’ Marvin Hamlisch‘s funeral By DAILY MAIL REPORTER PUBLISHED: 14:58…

Swindler Cove Makes Audubon’s 7 Scenic Nature Destinations For Summer And Fall

PR Newswire Audubon Shares Seven Scenic Nature Destinations For Last-minute Summer And Fall Travel Explore Wildlife,…

40th Annual Dunwoody Home Tour Features “Parental Guidance” House

The Crier Dunwoody Home Tour features Hollywood set Posted: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 A great-looking movie…

Michael Kors New Public Company Soars Past The Competition

Forbes Kors Breezes Past Wall Street Estimates In Style, Lifts Full-Year Forecast Abram Brown, Forbes Staff…

Video: To Be Or Not To Be ~ The Hamlet Song

Same Songs, Other Voices Playlist For August Is Playing Now

This playlist features songs that Bette Midler has performed/recorded at one point in her life, but…

BetteBack: Bette Enchants Even On A Particularly Bad Night!

Albuquerque Journal Bette Midler Enchants Audience By SCOTT BEAVEN October 8, 1973 ...  Read More

Old 1973 Ad For Bette’s The Divine Miss M Tour

Parental Guidance: Bailee Madison Worked With Bette Midler The Most ~ New Hallmark TV Movie Out August 18, 2012

Young actress heads back to Atlanta for charity By Jennifer Brett The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 6:46 a.m.…

Video: Is That All There Is?

Bette Midler‘s brilliant live in-studio performance of the Lieber & Stoller/Peggy Lee classic. This is a…

BetteBack: “A blasto from the pasto” ~ October 4, 1973

Albuquerque Journal The Divine Miss M To Appear Here Tonight October 4, 1973 They call her…

Mister D’s August Playlist Ready ~ Old Crow Edition

Featuring new music by Nona Hendryx, Maroon 5, Elle Varner, Elton John Versus Pnau, Susanna Hoffs,…

Video: Bette On The Boards Presents ~ The Wind Beneath My Wings

Donna Maxon’s Packing Them In: BETTE & BARRY: BACK TO THE BATHHOUSE Plays Through 9/12 At Laurie Beechman Theatre

Broadway World BACK TO THE BATHHOUSE Extends Through 9/12 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre Thursday, August…

Music: The Bootleg Betty Jukebox Is Running Again

The Bootleg Betty Jukebox Is Back Up And Running Again For The Month Of August…Hope You…

CC Bloom And The Rise Of Monotasking Women

The Telegraph Women with one-track minds The super-successful sportswomen competing at the London Games are a…

BetteBack Gossip: Bette Signs Up For First TV Special ~ June 20, 1973

Independent Hollywood Hotline Marilyn Beck June 20, 1973 Up, up and away: Bette Midle r,  t…

Video: Ready To Begin Again!

Mister D: A wise young man told me, “Never make a big decision when you’re angry!”…

What’s Next For Bette Midler? A Movie And “Rock N’ Roll”?

Philadelphia Inquirer Sideshow: Divine Midler shifts genres By Tirdad Derakhshani Bette Midler hasn’t been on the…

Video: Bette Midler – Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – Retrospective (Done Right)

BetteBack: “Hollywood isn’t dead. It’s sitting right in this chair.” ~ October 4, 1973

Albuquerque Tribune Superstar Bette Midler brings caravan to Albq October 4, 1973 For those who like…

Save The Date: Hulaween! ~ Oct 31, 2012 ~ Waldorf Astoria ~ 6:30 PM

From NYRP: Mark your calendar and save the date for Bette Midler‘s Hulaween, the annual gala…

Bette Midler And Billy Crystal To Sing Duet In “Parental Guidance”

USA Today Sneak peek: Crystal, Midler in ‘Parental Guidance’ 3:51 PM, Aug 6, 2012 By Susan…

Video: 100 songs clip with Bette Midler

BetteBack: Bette Shimmy’s And Shakes The Phoenix Symphony Hall ~ October 4, 1973

Phoenix Arizona Republic Miss M shakes the house By Hardy Price October 4, 1973 You’ve all…

Calling All UK Bette Midler & Barry Manilow Fans ~ Tribute Show Arriving!!! ~ August 25, 2012

Calling all UK Bette Midler & Barry Manilow Fans ~ The UK’s ONLY tribute to these two…

Video: Recording Artist, Brett Every’s Song For Marriage Equality ~ ‘What A Beautiful Day’

Mister D: A loyal friend, a proud BetteHead, and a successful recording artist to boot, Brett…

SCTV’s Andrea Martin (Edith Prickley) Parodies Bette Midler At The Baths ~ Thanks Richard!!!

Mister D: My friend, Richard Knight, Jr (Scrooge & Marley) sent this wonderful clip to me.…

Beliefnet Announces Top 100 Most Inspiring Songs

(PRWEB) August 06, 2012 Beliefnet Announces Top 100 Most Inspiring Songs People Find Inspiration through Popular…

Video: Bette At The Baths

Director Malcolm Ingram is chronicling the legendary bathhouse’s infamous history in his upcoming documentary, Continental. He…

Video: Brad Pitt’s Butt! (Thanks Nicola!)

BetteBack: “Martha Raye would give her eye teeth and a box of poppers for a tour like ours.”

San Mateo Times THE MARQUEE By Barbara Bladen Flashy, Trashy and Infectious Miss M October 1,…

Same Songs Other Voices JukeBox Ready ~ August 5, 2012

The Same Songs, Other Voices Jukebox is ready for play…with other singers warbling some of your…

Video: Bette Midler Celebrity Interview – Spills Secrets about “Kiss My Brass” Tour

BetteBack Concert Review: “She gave so much. I want to go see her again” ~ September 29, 1973

Oakland Tribune Bette Comes Back September 29, 1973 With due respect to Carol, Little Darlin’ and…

Video: Bette Midler talks backstage at her Kiss My Brass Tour

BetteBack: Totally Bananas! ~ September 12, 1973

Press Telegram Bette Midler—wonderful bananas! Story and Photo By DENISE KUSEL September 12, 1973 Lights dimmed.…

“Beaches” Set For “Blu-Ray” Release November 6, 2012 With Extras (Walt Disney)

  The 1988 Garry Marshall directed film “Beaches” starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey is coming…

August Is Packin’ In The BLB Jukebox ~ August 2, 2012

August Is Packin’ In The BLB Jukebox … it’s bursting at the seams, in fact.  Hope…

Oprah (OWN) Unveils UpComing Fall Season And Beyond

Mister D: Like said before, Bette will appear on “Oprah’s Next Chapter.” in the Fall. The…

BetteBack: “I would like to be the sanitation commissioner of New York City” ~ Sept. 10, 1973

Time Show Business: Trash with Flash Monday, Sept. 10, 1973 The costumes — sequins and satins…

Bette On The Boards Presents: Bette Midler – Miss Millennium Tour (Dress Rehearsal)

Clip one: Originally there was going to be a rap number during the Delores DeLago segment…

Funny Or Die!: KFC Just Loves Us Gays!

KFC Loves Gays with John Goodman from John Goodman It has come to our attention that…

By Popular Demand: The Divine Donna Maxon ~ Aug. 1 and 15 at Laurie Beecham Theatre @ 7:30 PM

Mister D: Look closely everybody and you may see our friend Matty singing background! Staten Island…