BetteBack July 2, 1993: Ex “Beverley HillBilly” Sues Whoopi Goldberg And Bette Midler Over ‘Sister Act’

Frederick News Post
July 2, 1993


Ex-“Beverly Hillbilly” hits Whoopi Goldberg, Bette Midler with a $200 million lawsuit over the hit movie “Sister Act.”

Donna Douglas, who once played Elly May Clampett, and partner Curt Wilson claim flick was largely based on the book “A Nun in the Closet,” which they optioned for a movie and developed into a screenplay in the mid-’80s.

No comment from the defendants.

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