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[on growing up in Hawaii]: We were very poor, it was a hard-scrabble childhood, not particularly happy.

[on growing up in Hawaii]: We were very poor, it was a hard-scrabble childhood, not particularly…

OPINION: Do straight people deserve to be classified as gay icons? Billboard declares Ariana Grande as the gay icon of her generation, but people are fuming

Gay Star News OPINION: Do straight people deserve to be classified as gay icons? by James…

My parents (mother Ruth a seamstress, father Fred a painter) were not encouraging. My father put everybody down.

My parents (mother Ruth a seamstress, father Fred a painter) were not encouraging. My father put…

Bette Midler: Bootleg Betty: Waterfalls – Jimmy Fallon -2014

How to Get Tickets to Broadway’s Sold Out Shows!

Broadway World How to Get Tickets to Broadway’s Sold Out Shows! by BWW News Desk Jul.…

1991 – For The Boys Interview – Bette Midler – James Caan

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I’m an open-space person. I’m not a believer in sprawl. I don’t particularly care for postmodern architecture.

“I’m an open-space person. I’m not a believer in sprawl. I don’t particularly care for postmodern…

Bette Midler – Walk Right In – Kiss My Brass – 2004

6 Ways to Land Tickets to the Tony-Winning Revival of Hello, Dolly!

Playbill 6 Ways to Land Tickets to the Tony-Winning Revival of Hello, Dolly! BY RUTHIE FIERBERG…

I’m glad my daughter has been [university educated]. I sometimes think I should go back to school to learn French and music, but who would have me?” – Bette Midler

“I’m glad my daughter has been [university educated]. I sometimes think I should go back to…

Bette Midler: Bootleg Betty: Leader Of The Pack – 1978

A Bootleg Betty Exclusive – The missing lyrics: “I Put My Hand In” from Hello, Dolly! For now, Bette’s extra verse can only be heard on Broadway

A Bootleg Betty Exclusive  The missing lyrics: “I Put My Hand In” from Hello, Dolly!  For…

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R.I.P. Beaches and Home Alone Star John Heard 1946-2017

Noise 11 R.I.P. Beaches and Home Alone Star John Heard 1946-2017 by PAUL CASHMERE on JULY 23, 2017 in NEWS…

1991 Bette Midler – For The Boys – Entertainment Tonight

Bette Midler – Hello Dolly! Doll by CyGuyDolls

Bette Midler – Hello Dolly! Doll by CyGuyDolls

“I’ve never been to a sex orgy in my entire life. Studio 54 was way worse than the baths.” – Bette Midler

“I’ve never been to a sex orgy in my entire life. Studio 54 was way worse…

Bette Midler – When A Man Loves A Woman – Kiss My Brass – 2004

HELLO, DOLLY! Understudy Linda Mugleston Made Her Dolly Gallagher Levi Debut At Wednesday’s Matinee

Broadway World HELLO, DOLLY! Understudy Linda Mugleston Made Her Dolly Gallagher Levi Debut Yesterday!\ by BWW…

I was riveting. Yes, it was a place where gay men met and had sex. I didn’t see that. Someone sent me a picture showing me in a 1930s costume with my hair pulled back and all these cute young men in bathrobes watching me.

“I was riveting. Yes, it was a place where gay men met and had sex. I…

Bette Midler: Bootleg Betty: Rainbow Sleeve – Divine Madness

Trudie Styler Explains The Message Behind Her New Queer Teen Movie Featuring A Cameo By Bette Midler

Huffpost Trudie Styler Explains The Message Behind Her New Queer Teen Movie Featuring A Cameo By…

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Bette Midler – Scenes From A Mall Interview – Good Morning America

Thank God for the gays. I don’t know what would have happened but I know what did happen. Good for them and good for me. – Bette Midler

Thank God for the gays. I don’t know what would have happened but I know what…

Bette Midler – I Think It’s Going To Rain Today – Kiss My Brass

Kenny Ortega does not want a “Hocus Pocus” remake — because he has a better idea

Hello Giggles Kenny Ortega does not want a “Hocus Pocus” remake — because he has a…

I love Barbara Hershey and Lainie Kazan. I had no idea “Beaches” was an ‘uberweepie’! The nerve!

I love Barbara Hershey and Lainie Kazan. I had no idea “Beaches” was an ‘uberweepie’! The…

1994 – Roses’s Turn – The Emmy’s

Hello, Dolly! (Masterworks Broadway) Soundtrack

DC Metro Hello, Dolly! (Masterworks Broadway) by Steve Cohen on July 20, 2017 Taylor Trensch, Bette Midler,…

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60 Minutes Australia -1990 – Bette Midler – Stella Interview

I’m kind of healthy but have a little bit of arthritis, my eyes are a little shaky. I drank a little, I didn’t do drugs to any great extent.

I’m kind of healthy but have a little bit of arthritis, my eyes are a little…

Bette Midler – Chapel Of Love – Kiss My Brass – 2004

The Hello Dolly Program Is Now Available In The Online Store (Also Other Merchandise, Too!)

FYI…the Hello Dolly!  program is now available on line…with other merch too! To Buy Merchandise: Click…

I want world peace. Please. Just for my sake, before I go. I also hope that Meryl Streep has the good taste to step aside and let the rest of us have a crack… but I know she won’t.

I want world peace. Please. Just for my sake, before I go. I also hope that…

Bette Midler – Comic Relief/Shiver Me Timbers – Divine Madness

Twitter Wants The ‘Hidden Figures’ Stars To Reboot ‘Hocus Pocus’ And We’re Here For It

Elite Daily Twitter Wants The ‘Hidden Figures’ Stars To Reboot ‘Hocus Pocus‘ And We’re Here For…

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Earth Day Special Clip – Bette Midler

[when asked by Parade magazine whether she will retire after her show in Las Vegas]

[when asked by Parade magazine whether she will retire after her show in Las Vegas] I…

Bette Midler – Tenderly – Kiss My Brass – 2004

BetteBack February 11, 1975: Bette Midler Slated For Big Broadway Return

Anderson Herald Bulletin February 11, 1975 20-20 News: Bette Midler is set for a “big Broadway…

You know, I wanted to leave you with the memory of the good beneath the gaudy, the saint beneath the paint, the pure little soul that lurks beneath this lurid exterior… but then again I figured: Fuck’EM IF THEY CAN’T TAKE A JOKE!

“You know, I wanted to leave you with the memory of the good beneath the gaudy,…

Bette Midler – Hey There – Kiss My Brass – 2004

Sentimental Journey – Bette Midler

BetteBack February 8, 1975: What To Expect On The Cher Special

Hillsdale Daily News February 8, 1975 Music: Elton John sings hit version of the Beatle’s song…

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