BetteBack August 1, 1992: Singer-Actress Martha Raye Sues Bette Midler

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 Raye 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.

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