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BetteBack January 7, 1996: Jon Stewart Joins Cast Of “The First Wive’s Club”

Burlington Times News January 7, 1996 I was really surprised when they canceled Jon Stewart‘s TV…

Bette Midler On Revenge: “Oh, revenge is very healthy. I like it. If I didn’t believe that what goes around comes around, I would have to kill myself. It is the cornerstone of my life.”

Bette Midler On Revenge: “Oh, revenge is very healthy. I like it. If I didn’t believe…

Leader Of The Pack – The Bruce Forsythe Show 1978

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BetteBack November 3, 1996: BETTE MIDLER KNOWS EXACTLY HOW TO GET EVEN WITH A CHEATING MAN . . BUT TELLS PAULINE McLEOD WHY SHE’LL NEVER JOIN THE FIRST WIVES CLUB

Sunday Mirror (London, England) BETTE: MY FIRST FOR REVENGE; BETTE MIDLER KNOWS EXACTLY HOW TO GET…

On The Harlettes: “These girls are FILTHY! Simply filthy. They come here directly from Disney land where they were a ride.”

On The Harlettes: “These girls are FILTHY! Simply filthy. They come here directly from Disney land…

1998 – American Fashion Awards – Bette Midler

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BetteBack February 14, 1996: Three Actors In The Film “Get Shorty” Win American Comedy Awards

STARS OF `FRASIER,’ `GET SHORTY‘ NAMED FUNNIEST Daily News (Los Angeles, CA) February 14, 1996 |…

Experience The Divine: “I know you all want the rush of singing along…DON”T”

Experience The Divine: “I know you all want the rush of singing along…DON”T” (Observer-Reporter – Jul…

Bette Midler – Some People’s Lives – Experience The Divine – 1993

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BetteBack December 21, 1995: Bette Midler To Make Texas Guinan

Santa Ana Orange County Register December 21, 1995 At long last, Bette Midler has set up…

Bette Midler On Life: “I can’t play the victim.”

Bette Midler On Life: “I can’t play the victim.” (Syracuse Herald, February 5, 1989)

Today In History – May 21, 1991 – Bette Midler – One For My Baby – Johnny Carson

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Broadway.com Challenge! Rank Your Top 10 Favorite Roses in Gypsy (Let’s Make Bette Number One!)

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your…

You know, a lot of people tell me I was their role model when they were in college, and that makes me feel fabulous. Maybe it’s because of my straight talk and that, despite what has happened, I lived through it. Sure, things have been rough, and I wouldn’t want to live through them again…

You know, a lot of people tell me I was their role model when they were…

1998 – American Comedy Awards – Diva Las Vegas – Bette Midler

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Bette Midler On Martin: “You’re the U.S.A., he’s the USSR, and you’re talking nuclear warheads.” She laughed. “To me, it’s really like that…

Bette Midler On Martin: “You’re the U.S.A., he’s the USSR, and you’re talking nuclear warheads.” She…

Tell Him – One Night Only – Bette Midler 2014

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This Day In Rock History: May 21 – Bette’s The Last Guest On Johnny Carson

Here’s the Rock N’ Roll Diary for May 21st, from the College of Classic Rock Knowledge…

BETTE MIDLER COMPARES MITCH MCCONNELL TO INTESTINAL BLOCKAGE

If You Only News WHEN BETTE MIDLER COMPARES MITCH MCCONNELL TO INTESTINAL BLOCKAGE, TWITTER EXPLODES (TWEET)…

The History Of Donald Trump And Bette Midler On Twitter (Part Of The Story)

In October 2012, Trump tweeted about Bette Midler: “While @BetteMidler is an extremely unattractive woman, I…

Bette Midler On Martin: “He was exactly what I was looking for,” said Bette. “I had nobody to tell my troubles to. And I wanted to settle down. I wanted to have a family…

Bette Midler On Martin: “He was exactly what I was looking for,” said Bette. “I had…

1997 Emmy Awards – Bette Midler

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The Hollywood Gender Pay Gap And Can Women Be Funny?

Entertainment Weekly Seth Rogen jokes ‘our Sony hacking’ led to wage gap discussion BY DEVAN COGGAN…

Bette Midler On Her Mother And Family: “I think I made her happy. I think we all did…I’m sorry. I get very emotional about these family issues… I don’t know why.”

Bette Midler On Her Mother And Family: “I think I made her happy. I think we…

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – Burt Bacharach Special – 1973

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On The Word ‘Diva’

The Daily Beast Why Jennifer Lopez Doesn’t Want to Be Called a ‘Diva’ By Tim Teeman…

Bette Midler On Her Father: “My father never went to see my performances. I think he saw The Rose on television, and he saw me on the Johnny Carson Show., but he just wasn’t interested. He didn’t like popular culture…

Bette Midler On Her Father: “My father never went to see my performances. I think he…

Crystal Awards – Bette Midler – Diane Keaton – Steve Martin

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BetteBack December 19, 1995: First Wives Club Begins Filming

Northwest Florida Daily News December 19, 1995 Triple threats Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Goldie Hawn…

Bette Midler On Success: “I didn’t die from it, I’m proud to say. I did survive it. And I survived it by being basically kind of cynical. I never let it go to my head…

Bette Midler On Success: “I didn’t die from it, I’m proud to say. I did survive…

The Lottery Starring Bette Midler 1989

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BetteBack December 4, 1995: Mandy Patinkin Backs Out Of ‘First Wives’ Club’

Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph December 4, 1995 Mandy Patinkin was supposed to have been shooting a…

Bette Midler – The Films Of Bette Midler

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On The Quest For Fame: “You know, it’s not until you get older that you realize how incredibly juvenile that quest for fame is. You say to yourself,’ What was I thinking about?” Fame is not what’s important…

On The Quest For Fame: “You know, it’s not until you get older that you realize…

1997 – Academy Awards – Bette Midler

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BetteBack November 17, 1995: Will Bette Play ‘Auntie Mame?’

Winslow Mail November 17, 1995 Q. Is it true Bette Midler is going to revive that…

On Being In High School Plays: “My mother really ate it up. I remember her coming to the senior-class play and handing me roses over the footlights, her face just shining. She just thought this was great.”

On Being In High School Plays: “My mother really ate it up. I remember her coming…

Bette Midler – Fever – Conan O’Brien – February 3 2006

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What Makes a Good Revival?

Huffington Post What Makes a Good Revival? Thoughts on This Season’s Tony Nominees BY Cara Joy…

David Hyde Pierce Will Join Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly! At The Schubert Theatre

Playbill David Hyde Pierce Will Join Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly! BY ANDREW GANS MAY 17,…

On Singing ‘Silent Night’ In First Grade: “I got big applause, and a lightbulb went off in my head. Then I won a prize in the sixth grade and that was a big thing, too, I said, ‘Maybe I have something here.’”

On Singing ‘Silent Night’ In First Grade: “I got big applause, and a lightbulb went off…

2011 Darlene Love – Bette Midler – He’s A Rebel – RockNRoll Hall

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Bette Midler On Growing Up: “I was resented and teased by the other kids. It was bad being treated like that. But you toughen up fast. I guess that’s where 1 got my ‘showoffedness,’ because I had to entertain. I would sing and dance and tell jokes.”

Bette Midler On Growing Up: “I was resented and teased by the other kids. It was…

1997 Academy Awards – Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn and Diane Keaton

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Bette Midler On Her Dad: “He was one of those poohpooher’s—’You’ll never amount to a hill of beans.’ Maybe it was reverse psychology, hoping against hope that I would amount to something, but it was pretty painful for a long time…

Bette Midler On Her Dad: “He was one of those poohpooher’s—’You’ll never amount to a hill…

Bette Midler – Big Noise From Winnetka – Michael Parkinson – 1978

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BetteBack October 21, 1995: Bette Midler Makes Memorable Cameo in ‘Get Shorty’

Indiana Gazette October 21, 1995 And now, a few words for MGM’s sure-fire smash, “Get Shorty,”…

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO TRUMP BY OSLO DAVIS

Daily Review Australia THE WORLD ACCORDING TO TRUMP BY OSLO DAVIS By Daily Review May 16,…

Whose Queer?: A Review of ‘the 1970s: The Blossoming of a Queer

Huffington Post Whose Queer?: A Review of ‘the 1970s: The Blossoming of a Queer Enlightenment’ at…

To this day, I don’t know how my mother was able to raise us. She found her circumstances humiliating and didn’t want anyone to see her living like that. But at the same tine, she tried desperately to get out. She wanted us to have a home and when my father brought home his paycheck, she immediately put it in the bank…

“To this day, I don’t know how my mother was able to raise us. She found…