Monthly Archives: November 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Here’s Bette Midler in 1991 Talking About Geraldo Rivera Drugging and Groping Her Without Consent

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Here’s Bette Midler in 1991 Talking About Geraldo Rivera Drugging and Groping Her Without Consent
By Megan Reynolds
November 30, 2017

Fox News host Geraldo Rivera had a minor meltdown on Wednesday defending former NBC News host Matt Lauer, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women. “News is a flirty business,” Rivera wrote on Twitter. “It seems like [the] current epidemic of sex harassment allegations may be criminalizing courtship and conflating it [with] predation.” Read More

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On The Origin Of “All Girls Productions

On The Origin Of “All Girls Productions:” “We were there in the conference room, and we were all girls..We kind of liked that name because it had a certain arrogance to it that we felt we needed because we were so brand-new in this game. We really didn’t know how the game worked. Also, we wanted a sense of humor, a little wit. We didn’t want to be just ‘Gigantic Pictures’ or ‘Magnificent Pictures.’ We didn’t want anything abstract. We wanted to let people know who we really were.” (Los Angeles, 1991) – Bette Midler Read More

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Bette Midler: Bootleg Betty: Becoming Vickie Eydie – Around The World-Istanbul-Fiesta In Rio

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On All The Magazine Articles About Her In 1973

On All The Magazine Articles About Her In 1973: “All these articles? I ignore them. It just goes in one ear and out the other. Occasionally I keep articles for when I’m 80, by which time my life will have deteriorated to nothing. (New Musical Express 1973) – Bette Midler

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Bette Midler – One Night Only – Wind Beneath My Wings – 2014

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10 Fab People To Follow On Facebook

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10 Fab People To Follow On Facebook
Also: Naughty cabaret explodes on the NYC scene
by Michael Musto 20h ago

Are you at your friending max on Facebook? Well, then, drop 10 people—come on, throw them into oncoming traffic—and ask for the following people’s friendship while crossing your little fingers. Maybe it’ll happen. If so, you’ll be privy to a bevy of fascinating figures who have something to say and a memorable way of saying it. And if not, there’s always following—or Twitter/Instagram. Read More

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Hollywood Reacts to Matt Lauer’s Firing: ‘Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out’

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Hollywood Reacts to Matt Lauer’s Firing: ‘Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out’
By Variety – November 29, 2017
November 29, 2017 10:50AM PT

Rose McGowan, Bette Midler, and Corey Feldman were among the celebrities and media figures who weighed in on Wednesday’s news that longtime “Today” show host Matt Lauer has been fired from NBC News following sexual harassment allegations.

McGowan, a central figure in the Harvey Weinstein scandal, tweeted, “Don’t let the door hit you on the way out, Matt Lauer.” Read More

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Bette Midler’s Final ‘Hello, Dolly! Bow to Benefit Actors Fund

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Bette Midler’s Final ‘Hello, Dolly! Bow to Benefit Actors Fund
8:52 AM PST 11/29/2017 by David Rooney

The Tony-winning star’s Jan. 14 farewell performance caps a historic run that has shattered house records at the Shubert Theatre eight times, most recently nudging $2.5 million during Thanksgiving week.

When Bette Midler whispers “So Long Dearie” for the last time on Jan. 14, ending her record-breaking run in Hello, Dolly!, the performance will double as a benefit for The Actors Fund. Read More

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Platt, Bette Midler Nominated for Grammys

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Platt, Bette Midler Nominated for Grammys
David Gordon • Broadway • Nov 28, 2017

The 2017 Grammy Award nominations, including several Broadway vets in the Best Musical Theater Album category, have been announced.

The nominees for Best Musical Theater Album are as follows:

Come From Away — Ian Eisendrath, August Eriksmoen, David Hein, David Lai & Irene Sankoff, producers; David Hein & Irene Sankoff, composers/lyricists

Dear Evan Hansen — Ben Platt, principal soloist; Alex Lacamoire, Stacey Mindich, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, producers; Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, composers/lyricists Read More

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Bette Midler 2003 Larry King Part Six

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