Winnipeg Free Press
January 9, 1980
Singer-turned-actress Bette Midler hasn’t changed much since her tremendous success as the Janls Joplin like rock queen in The Rose, except these days she tells audiences between numbers: “Give me some respect! I’m a screen goddess now!”
Because of that success, she says, “I’d like to spend the rest of my life doing only characters named Rose,” and is planning on doing a remake of Gypsy, based on the life of Gypsy Rose Lee.
She also suggests: “The Rose Kennedy Story, The Life of Rose Marie.