Monthly Archives: November 2015

Monday, November 30, 2015

Why Bette Midler Is Her “Fucking Hero” And 16 Other Things About Adele

Rolling Stone
17 Things You Learn Hanging Out With Adele
BY BRIAN HIATT November 30, 2015

When Adele sat for her Rolling Stone cover-story interviews in early October, the world had yet to hear 25. The album and its first single, “Hello,” were weeks away from breaking every available record, from video streams to first-week sales, but Adele wasn’t focused on those possibilities. “I don’t care if 10 people buy the album as long as those, like, 10 people believe me,” she said. “That’s the most important thing to me, is just being believed.” Here’s more from Adele on her life and music. Read More

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BetteBack November 15, 1992: Celebrities turn to psychoanalysis

Joplin Globe
November 15, 1992

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HOLLYWOOD. Calif The glib and the glamorous and the glitzy some of Hollywood’s brightest stars have sought help on the psychiatric couch.

Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn, Billy Crystal, Barbra Streisand and Jack Nicholson are among the celebrities who relate their experiences in an article by David Ragan in the current issue of Cosmopolitan.

“It took many years of analysis to discover I could be famous and still be me,” Ms. Hawn said. “I was afraid of it at first. 1 feared analysis might make me lose what I liked about myself – the little person who delights in little things, a woman who doesn’t need diamonds and furs to be happy. But I found that analysis made the ‘little me’ bigger and stronger. After seven years, I came away with more awareness and confidence.” Read More

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1985 – Bette Midler – Soph Jokes – Mud Will Be Flung Tonight

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BetteBack November 13, 1992: Director Mark Rydell On ‘For The Boys,’ Bette Midler, And James Caan

Winslow Mail
November 13, 1992


Director Mark Rydell says he “loved desperately” his film “For the Boys,” which fared poorly at the box office.

Although its star, James Caan, blamed the failure on co-star Bette Midler, whom he called “incredibly stupid,”

Rydell says the picture was marketed wrong.

He says, “It was an error to try to sell it as a Bette Midler musical.

Some people thought it was a concert film about the Persian Gulf.”

As for Caan’s ill-considered comment. Read More

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For Free – Continental Baths – Bette Midler – 1971

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Sunday, November 29, 2015

2011 – Acura Commercial – Bette Midler

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1998 – GMA – Laughing Matters – Bette Midler

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The 2nd Edition Of Bette’s Q & A Column Is Out! Take A Look!


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BetteBack September 26, 1992: Bette And Martin Attend “Valentino: 30 Years of Magic” Gala In NY (Receives Award)

Pacific Stars And Stripes
September 26, 1992


Opera star Placido Domingo, actress singer Bette Midler and “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin sang “Happy Anniversary” to Italian fashion designer Valentino Garavani, who’s celebrating his 30th year in business.

The gala bash in New York doubled as an awards ceremony.

Valentino used the occasion to present his first annual Rose of Life awards to honor humanitarian contributions.

Domingo, Midler and Franklin were among the recipients of the award, a gold rose. Read More

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