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Sarah Jessica Parker Reacts To ‘Hocus Pocus’ Co-Star Bette Midler Calling Her A ‘Girl In The Back’

ET CanadaSarah Jessica Parker Reacts To ‘Hocus Pocus’ Co-Star Bette Midler Calling Her A ‘Girl In…

Sharon Stone Dropped A Tidbit: Says She Will Be Working With Bette Midler

HLN Sharon Stone: “Always known that I would become a star” Annelies Roebben & Kristien Morato…

Looking Back At Geraldo Rivera’s 1991 Is Like Looking At The Bible Of Workplace Harrassment

Daily Beast Geraldo Rivera’s 1991 Memoir Is a Horndog’s Bible of Workplace Harassment Erin Gloria Ryan…

These Leaked Text Messages Are Giving Us a Million Reasons to Believe Lady Gaga Is Shady AF

In Touch These Leaked Text Messages Are Giving Us a Million Reasons to Believe Lady Gaga…

BetteBack July 24, 1992: Are Barbra Streisand and Bette Midler sisters? (LOL)

Harrisonburg Daily News Record July 24, 1992 Are Barbra Streisand and Bette Midler sisters? — C.L…

BetteBack June 12, 1992: A Very Disappointed Waiter

Lethbridge Herald June 12, 1992 BETTE BE CAREFUL: There was one very disappointed waiter at the…

Is Ugly Betty the movie coming? More importantly, will Bette Midler have a cameo role?

Metro Is Ugly Betty the movie coming? More importantly, will Bette Midler have a cameo role?…

BetteBack November 9, 1980: A Psychics’ Prediction

Salina Journal November 9, 1980   Bette Midler: “Wow! She should have two films coming up…

BetteBack November 5, 1980: Short People And Drinking

Winnipeg Free Press November 5, 1980 Don’t offer Bette Midler a drink thinking you’re doing her…

BetteBack July 31, 1980: The Check

Winnipeg Free Press July 31, 1980 While she was autographing copies of her new book, A…

BetteBack May 21, 1980: Who’s Bette Dating Now?

Salina Journal May 21, 1980 Q: Has Bette Midler finally decided to limit herself to one,…

BetteBack May 1, 1980: Bette Leaves Peter Riegert

Pacific Stars And Stripes May 1, 1980 Bette Midler has called it quits with long-time love,…

Midler’s Next Album A Tribute To Girl Groups? Sounds Perfect

Showbiz411 Bette Midler Plans Girl Group Album After Conquering Broadway April 26, 2013 Exclusive: Now that…

BetteBack November 7, 1979: Bette Midler And Robert DeNiro?!

Garden City Telegram November 7, 1979 NEW DUO: The latest celebrity twosome is sort of interesting.…

BetteBack September 4, 1979: Bette On Elton John

Winnipeg Free Press September 4, 1979 When Elton John announced he was bisexual (“You mean he…

BetteBack June 18, 1978: How Bette Midler Avoids Autograph Hounds

Salina Journal How Bette Midler Avoids Autograph Hounds June 18, 1978 Related articles BetteBack April 25,…

BetteBack April 13, 1978: A BUNCH OF BULLION

Elyria Chronicle Telegram April 13, 1978 ...  Read More

BetteBack January 9, 1978: Bette Midler Goes Missing

Boston Herald Monday, January 9, 1978

BetteBack November 14, 1977: Bette Titles Her TV Special

Grand Prairie Daily News November 14, 1977 First Frank Sinatra billed himself as Ole Blue Eyes…

BetteBack October 8, 1977: Does Bette Work Too Blue?

Van Nuys Valley News October 8, 1977 If Bette Midler, Buddy Hackett and Redd Foxx were…

BetteBack August 28, 1977: Who’s Bette’s New Man?

Salina Journal August 28, 1977 Q: Are the rumors true that Bette Midler has found real…

BetteBack July 11, 1977: Bette Gets Caps

San Antonio Light July 11, 1977 You’ll hardly recognize Bette Midler next time you see her.…

BetteBack June 26, 1977: Are Bette And Barry Still Friends?

Lima News Gossip Column June 26, 1977 Q: Are Bette Midler and Barry Manilow close friends…

New Life For ‘First Wives Club’ Sequel?

Telegram Liz Smith January 18, 2013 Rumorville: That Paul Rudnick is working on a sequel to…

BetteBack March 17, 1977: Bette Midler Nixes Joan Rivers Script

Star News Bv AARON GOLD March 17, 1977 Bette Midler, sometimes known as the Divine Miss…

BetteBack February 26, 1977: Bette Wails Against Liz Smith Item

Colorado Springs Gazette Liz Smith February 26, 1977 THE MORE YOU ARE TALKED ABOUT, THE LESS…

BetteBack January 23 1977: Bette Midler Finds A New Boyfriend ~ Peter Riegert

Van Nuys Valley News By Liz Smith January 23, 1977 The Divine Miss M — Bette…

BetteBack November 6, 1976: The ThreePenny Opera

Dunkirk Evening Observer November 6, 1976     Q:. Can it be true that Bette Midler…

BetteBack 1976: Bruiser? (February 9, 1976)

State Times Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA) Monday, February 9, 1976

BetteBack 1976: More On That One, Two Punch

Mansfield News Journal The Gossip Column February 15, 1976 DISCORD IN DISCOLAND: The record world is…

BetteBack 1976: Bette Does Boffo Box Office

San Antonio Light People In The Spotlight February 1, 1976 For those who wonder what became…

BetteBack 1976: Bette Throws A Right Punch At Radio Promoter

Indiana Evening Gazette Leisure Viewpoint January 31, 1976 Bette’s Smash Hits: Bette Midler recently proved how…

BetteBack 1975: She Really Likes Aaron Russo

State Times Advocate Hollywood Hotline Thursday, November 20, 1975

BetteBack 1975: Bette Gets A Five Special Deal

Mister D: Yeah, right!!!! Idaho Falls Post Register The Midnight Earl By Earl Wilson October 22,…

BetteBack 1975: Bette Enlists The Average White Band For New Record!

Gastonia Gazette Rolling Stone’s Random Notes October 22, 1975 BETTE MIDLER and Average White Band guitar…

BetteBack 1975: Paul Simon Dumps Bette For Phoebe Snow…”Gone At Last”

Newark Advocate Rolling Stone’s Random Notes September 4, 1975 Plans to release the Paul Simon–Art Garfunkel…

BetteBack 1975: “…Dirty Little Girl”

Idaho Falls Post Register THE MIDNIGHT EARL By Earl Wilson August 19, 1975 Bette Midler says…

BetteBack 1975: Bette Starts Singing Lessons

Press Telegram THE MIDNIGHT EARL By Earl Wilson July 2, 1975 Bette Midler said at Stars…

BetteBack 1975: Bette Gets Offered To Do A Television Special With ABC

Tyrone Daily Herald Television In Review July 17, 1975 NEW YORK (UPI) — Bette Midler, the…

’21’ Club’s Own Fashion Police ~ It’s A Hard Job, But…

PaperMag Chatting With Shaker Naini, ’21’ Club’s Fashion Policeman By Julie Besonen October 19, 2012 Keeping…

Thank You Zap2It ~ Re: Glee…Somebody Gets It Right!

Mister D: As I stated earlier Bette has not said “yes” or “no” and there has…

Dispatches From The Camp: Glee Rumors

Just to keep expectations in line, I just got official word that Bette has not said…

BetteBack 1975: Bette Midler’s Answer To Violence In Films/TV

Elyria Chronicle Telegram A Quotebag Full March 16, 1975 BETTE MIDLER, the singer, on a solution…

BetteBack 1975: So…What’s The Taste Level of “Clams?”

Lima News THE MIDNIGHT EARL April 01, 2012 Bette Midler, opening April 14 at the Minskoff…

BetteBack 1975: Bette Takes “Clams” To Philly For Preview Before Broadway

Idaho Falls Post Register Earl Wilson April 3, 1975 Bette Midler arranged for Lionel Hampton to…

BetteBack 1975: Who Got Bette Midler To Work Again?

Lima News The GOSSIP Column March 10, 1975 ...  Read More

BetteBack 1975: Bette Records Self-Penned Song With Todd Rundgren And Moogy Klingman At The Helm

Newark Advocate Rolling Stone’s Random Notes March 12, 1975 Bette Midler has been recording in New…

BetteBack 1975: Bette Howls At “The Ritz”

Logansport Pharos Tribune And Press More Stations May Drop ‘Hot L’ February 21, 1975 Bette Midler…

BetteBack 1975: Bette Heads Back Into The Recording Studio, But…

Gastonia Gazette Rolling Stone Gossip February 18, 1975 Paul Simon went to the studios in New…

BetteBack 1975: Bette’s Coming Back To BROADWAY, BABY!

News Journal Mansfield Ohio Rolling Stone Gossip February 11, 1975 20-20 News: Bette Midler is set…

BetteBack 1975: Bette Midler To Return To Broadway

Lima News Earl Wilson’s Column February 10, 1975 Bette Midler returns to Broadway (the Minskoff, maybe…

BetteBack 1975: Bette And Elton Age For The Upcoming Cher Special

Time People Feb. 3, 1975 The kind of schlock-rock life led by Elton John, 27, was…

BetteBack 1974: Bette Announces Plans For “Delores Holopena and the Clams on the Halfshell Revue”

Dunkirk Evening Observer Dunkirk Fredonia New York The Gossip Column by Robin Sloan December 21, 1974…

BetteBack 1974: Bette Midler, Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, And David Bowie Take In A Show!

Uniontown Morning Herald On The Town By Earl Wilson December 12, 1974 Bob Dylan, Tom Waits,…

BetteBack 1974: Bette Midler Takes A Break From The Spotlight!

San Mateo Times FOR THE ASK THEM YOURSELF EDITOR September 21, 1974 I just love Bette…

Bette Midler 1974: A Movie Comes Back To Haunt Bette

Bradford Era The Voice of Broadway By JACKO’BRIAN May 4, 1974 Patricia Lanigan of E. Meadow,…

BetteBack Gossip 1974: Extra Security?

Lebanon Daily News The VOICE of BROADWAY By JACK O’BRIAN March 2, 1974 Bette Midler had…

Was Bette Midler At Ryan Reynolds & Blake Lively’s Wedding?

Mister D: Couldn’t get confirmation because someone is on vacation, but I wouldn’t be surprised. Bette…

BetteBack Gossip 1974: Bette Midler Wants To Change Her Image

Bluefield Daily Telegraph The Voice Of Broadway February 13, 1974 Bette Midler, self-described “last of the…

BetteBack Gossip 1974: Trash With Flash ~ Truth In Packaging?

Bradford Era Voice of Broadway By JACKO’BRIAN February 6, 1974 Bette Midler showed off her guy…

BetteBack Gossip 1974: Bette Midler Denied Service At Restaurant

Press Telegram Cafe fight tops Ali and Joe’s By Earl Wilson February 1, 1974 Bette Midler…

BetteBack 1974: Bette Becomes Disillusioned With Fame

Mister D: Most of Bette’s disillusionment of fame had to do with Rolling Stone magazine‘s bilious…

BetteBack: Miss Midler To Show Appreciation

Cedar Rapids Gazette Along Broadway By Leonard Lyons December 26, 1973 Bette Midler‘s manager, Aaron Russo,…

BetteBack: Bette Midler Gains New Audience…

San Mateo Times Lyons Den LEONARD LYONS December 22, 1973 Bloomingdale’s is now selling towels inscribed…

BetteBack: Bette Midler At The Palace

Wisconsin State Journal Bette Midler Gets Big Money in N.Y. By Earl Wilson December 7, 1973…

BetteBack: Who Will Play The Life Of Janis Joplin? 3 Choices ~ December 1, 1973

Dunkirk Evening Observer The Gossip Column By Robin Adams Sloane December 1, 1973 Q: Who will…

BetteBack Gossip: Bette Didn’t Want To Work Vegas

Middlesboro Daily News By Earl Wilson November 30, 1973 Bette Midler, who doesn’t want to work…

BetteBack: According To Bette, ABC Was To Tape One Palace Engagement…

San Mateo Times Lyons Den By LEONARD LYONS November 24, 1973 Bette Midler, dining at Justin’s,…

BetteBack Gossip: Bette Signs Up For First TV Special ~ June 20, 1973

Independent Hollywood Hotline Marilyn Beck June 20, 1973 Up, up and away: Bette Midle r,  t…

Book Excerpt: Bette, Bowie, And Jagger In A Closet?

Mister D: Bette‘s version of events is quite different from what’s in this book. In an…

BetteBack: Bette’s First Movie Association As Lead In “Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York.” ~ September 20, 1972

Mister D: The film went on to star Jeannie Berlin (in the original “The Heartbreak Kid“)…

BetteBack August 7, 1993: Bette Midler Options Stories Of Lainie Kazan And Florence Greenberg For Big Screen

Indiana Gazette Scoop Liz Smith August 7, 1993 “It’s a hard life. It is a very…

BetteBack July 28, 1993: Martha Raye Part II

Daily Globe People & Places July 28, 1993 LOS ANGELES CAP) — A j u d…

BetteBack July 3, 1993: “I Killed Myself Making A Picture For A Grown-Up Audience…”

Indiana Gazette Scoop Liz Smith July 3, 1993 Endquotes: Leave it to Rex Reed, star-profiler deluxe,…

BetteBack August 18, 1992: James Caan Turns Out To Be An Ignorant Ass

European Stars And Stripes Caan blames Midler for “For The Boys” Failure August 18, 1992 James…

BetteBack February 13, 1992: Bette And The Baths

The Lethbridge Herald Gossip By ROBIN ADAMS SLOAN February 13, 1992 Q: We all know Hat…

BetteBack January 17, 1992: Pee Wee’s Passion

The Lethbridge Herald Gossip January 17, 1992 QUESTION: We hear that Pee-wee Herman has a private passion.…

BetteBack January 12, 1992: Gossip, Gossip, Gossip

Pacific Stars And Stripes The Gossip Column Robin Adams Sloan January 12, 1992 Q: Isn’t it…

BetteBack December 21, 1990: James Caan Goes On UpSwing!

Twin Falls Times News Gossip December 21, 1990 Q: Are James Caan‘s infrequent appearances on screen…

BetteBack Gossip

Twin Falls Times News Midler innocent of attack on Stanwyck Friday, February 16,1990 Q: Why did…