Madison Wisconsin State Journal
January 28, 1990
While Midler knows her alter ego, who has been .known to wear a mermaid costume and travels by wheelchair, is a handful, her colleagues are impressed by how different the two personas are.
In the winter issue of Jupiter, Peter.Coyote, Midler’s co-star in “Outrageous Fortune,” says: “I remember one day when we were rehearsing for the film, Bette walked in, and she looked like this not-so-attractive girl with a lot on her mind. Then something hit her, and she switched on. When that happens, she grows about 12 feet, her breasts are bigger, and her smile warms everything up.