Monthly Archives: May 2013

Friday, May 31, 2013

Video: Bette Midler’s 2013 Spring Picnic

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Photo: Backstage at Lucky Guy on Broadway ~ with Tom Hanks


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Photo: Differentness


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Bette Midler’s Spring Picnic 2013

Daily Mail
Simply Divine Miss M! Bette Midler teams up with Katie Couric at charity picnic
PUBLISHED: 01:22 EST, 31 May 2013 | UPDATED: 03:36 EST, 31 May 2013


They are two of America’s favourite sweethearts.

So there is little doubt fellow attendees would have been thrilled to see Bette Midler team up with newsreader Katie Couric at a charity picnic in New York on Thursday.

The pair looked like they were having a great time at the legendary singer and actress’ New York Restoration Project fundraiser at Gracie Mansion. Read More

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Photo: Bette Midler And Mayor Bloomberg Spring Picnic 2013


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Photo: The People’s Diva


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Midler’s Show Turns Profit After A Mere Eight Weeks

New York Times
May 30, 2013, 12:29 pm
Who Needs a Tony Nomination? Midler’s One-Woman Show Pays Off


Bette Midler may have been passed over for a Tony Award nomination for her Broadway play, “I’ll Eat You Last,” but there is no denying that she has become a box-office powerhouse this season. Her one-woman comedy, written by the Tony winner John Logan (“Red”) about the 1970s Hollywood super-agent Sue Mengers, has recouped its $2.4 million capitalization after eight weeks of performances, the show’s producers announced on Thursday. Read More

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Bette Midler To Appear On CBS News Sunday Morning June 2

I just got confirmation that Bette Midler will be interviewed on CBS Sunday Morning June 2, CBS, 8:00 AM Central Time


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Interview: Bette Not Ready To Be A Granny

Metro UK
Bette Midler: Being a grandparent is great but I’m not ready to be one just yet
Tuesday 28 May 2013 6:00


Bette Midler, 67, has won numerous awards for acting, comedy and singing – notably Wind Beneath My Wings – and plays a granny in film Parental Guidance.

In Parental Guidance, you and Billy Crystal play a married couple who are asked to babysit their grandchildren. What happens? It’s like the Clash Of The Titans. We raised our daughter [played by Marisa Tomei] with no structure. She has brought her own children up with lots of rules and regulations. So there’s tension because we’re very loose and unstructured. The film is fun and quite true to life. Most people are mortified by the way they themselves were raised and look forward to raising their own kids in a completely different way. It also takes a realistic look at families and how parents are striving to achieve balance in their work and personal lives. Read More

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Photo: Bette And Fergie


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