Bette Midler’s Chicken, Named Kim Kardashian, Died of a Yeast Infection
June 2, 2016 @ 3:15 PM
By Stephanie Webber
RIP, chick. Bette Midler’s Kardashian coop is getting smaller. The actress-comedian has revealed that her chicken named Kim Kardashian recently passed away.
“Kim died of a yeast infection, so we had to get some different ones,” Midler, 70, told Us Weekly and other reporters at the New York Restoration Project Spring Picnic in NYC on Wednesday, June 1.
Last year, Midler told Jimmy Kimmel that she named some of her chickens after the famous reality TV family. At the time, she also poked fun of Kardashian, 35, by singing some of her more ridiculous tweets.
Midler has shared her disdain for the mom of two before. More recently, the two women had a war of words when Midler called out Kardashian for posting a nude selfie.
“Kim Kardashian tweeted a nude selfie today,” Midler tweeted on March 7. “If Kim wants us to see a part of her we’ve never seen, she’s gonna have to swallow the camera.” (Kardashian made an infamous sex tape with ex Ray J in 2003.)
Kardashian wasted no time in responding. She tweeted back that it was past Midler’s bedtime and penned a powerful essay about female empowerment.