Monessen Valley Independent
August 1, 1992
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Singer-actress Martha Raye claims Bette Midler ripped off her life story to make the film “For the Boys. Miss RayeÂ sued Miss Midler, 20th Century Fox a n d the movie’ s director and producer Friday, claiming breach of contract and fraud
The lawsuit seeks a total of $5 million.
The Superior Court lawsuit claims Miss Raye offered to sell her life story to Miss Midler several years ago for $1 million.