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BetteBack July 2, 1975: Bette Midler Begins Singing Lessons

Press Telegram July 2, 1975 Bette Midler said at Stars Deli she’s taking singing lessons (Don’t…

BetteBack April 6, 1975: What Did Bette Midler Start Taking?

Kannapolis Daily Independent April 6, 1975 Now that she’s a star, sort of, Bette Midler decided…

BetteBack July 20, 1974: What Does It Feel Like to Create Today’s Music?

Kenosha News July 20, 1974 “This isn’t what I want my career to be, but what…

BetteBack December 18, 1998: Bette Doesn’t Cher The Spotlight Nicely

Syracuse Herald December 18, 1998 New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom wasn’t big enough for dueling divas Bette…

BetteBack October 31, 1998: Bette Midler Gets A Reunion Of Sorts

Northwest Florida Daily October 31, 1998 Roseanne orchestrated a little reunion for Bette Midler with her…

BetteBack June 12, 1998: Bette Midler To Star In Jackie Susann Bio

Lowell Sun June 12, 1998 The late Jackie Susann, author of 60’s bestsellers like ‘Valley Of…

BetteBack May 26, 1998: Rosie O’Donnell On Bette Midler

Syracuse Herald May 26, 1998 Ever since Rosie O’Donnell was eleven years old, she’s known exactly…

BetteBack January 14, 1998: Bette Midler Moving Forward With “Harlettes” TV Series

Daily News January 14, 1998 They’re moving forward on the “Harlettes” TV series pilot, being produced…

Bette Midler On Why Bette And Martin Moved To New York:

Bette Midler On Why Bette And Martin Moved To New York: “After we were in the…

Bette Midler’s Favorite Song From Gypsy:

Bette Midler‘s Favorite Song From Gypsy: “Rose’s Turn,” it’s a terrifying piece of music because it’s…

Bette Midler At Hulaween 2016 (She Came As Winnie And Left As “The Rose”)

    Bette Midler as “The Rose” (Photo by Christy Labonte) Bette with guest and Darlene…

BetteBack January 22, 1974: Bette Browses Bookstore

Morris Daily Herald January 22, 1974 J U S T A N O R D IN…

Bette Midler On Putting On Shows:

Bette Midler On Putting On Shows: “Today, there are a lot of big shows, but very…

Bette Midler On Clams:

Bette Midler On Clams: “My big question is whether the lack of friction that usually existed…

Bette Midler About Singing 70’s Material:

Bette Midler About Singing 70’s Material: “I started in 1976 with a Cleveland HBO show. And,…

Reminder: Bette Midler To Host TCM Movies Wed/Thurs Oct 6 – 7 At 8:00 PM To 3:30 AM

Bette Midler To Host TCM Movies Wed/Thurs Oct 6 – 7 At 8:00 PM To 3:30…

Experience The Divine: “Finally, ultimately, I want to be, I want to do, what it is that I do, not what somebody else does. That really is what drove me back on stage.” (1993)

Bette Midler On Experience The Divine: “Finally, ultimately, I want to be, I want to do,…

Bette Midler On Stardom:

Bette Midler On Stardom: “I think when I was very young it meant a lot, because…

Bette Midler: “Oh my God! I’m seventeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!” (2015)

Bette Midler: “Oh my God! I’m seventeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!” (2015) Related articles Bette Midler’s ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Rounds Out…

Bette Davis to Bette Midler at a party: ‘I don’t understand how you can be a superstar and go out of the house with so little glamour.’ (1987)

Bette Davis to Bette Midler at a party: ‘I don’t understand how you can be a…

This is an actual Bette Midler Cookie from Oh, Sugar! Events

This is an actual Bette Midler Cookie from Oh, Sugar! Events

Bette Midler: I won`t tell you how much my breasts weigh,“ says Bette Midler, “but I consulted a postage scale. It costs $87.50 to send `em to Brazil. Third class.“ (1988)

Bette Midler: I won`t tell you how much my breasts weigh,“ says Bette Midler, “but I…

Bette Midler: “I think everything about me shocks my husband. [Laughs] Everything. I get real fat sometimes, and that always stuns him.” (1991)

Bette Midler: “I think everything about me shocks my husband. [Laughs] Everything. I get real fat…

Bette Midler On working with Shelly Long:

Bette Midler On working with Shelly Long: “I didn’t really get along very well with her.…

Bette Midler: On Mae West’s Beauty Secret:

Bette Midler: On Mae West’s Beauty Secret: “ Enemas. Yeah, I heard that. Well, she didn’t…

Bette Midler: ‘I don’t like the extremes we’ve gone to with sexual exploitation. It’s like women are taking part in thdegradeir own ation.’ (2014)

Bette Midler: ‘I don’t like the extremes we’ve gone to with sexual exploitation. It’s like women…

Bette Midler: ‘It’s hard to get a job in movies over 40.

Bette Midler: ‘It’s hard to get a job in movies over 40. Glenn Close put it…

Bette Midler: “Women now, they [have to] pose. They don’t want those ugly pictures of them on the internet, and I don’t blame them. It’s like a war! It’s poisonous, totally toxic If you get on that red carpet, you better be prepared for the results, truly.” (2014)

Bette Midler: “Women now, they [have to] pose. They don’t want those ugly pictures of them…

“I made up my mind a long time ago–if you’re gonna read the good you gotta read the bad, too. And since I had no tolerance at all for even one bad word, even a suggestion, it became impossible for me to read not only reviews, but also any interview that I had ever given

Bette Midler: “I made up my mind a long time ago–if you’re gonna read the good…

Bette Midler On Marriage: “Marriage is a hard proposition and you have to be willing to make sacrifices and to compromise and it has to be worth it.

Bette Midler On Marriage: “Marriage is a hard proposition and you have to be willing to…

Bette Midler On Today’s New Crop Of Singers: “The chip they’re missing is charm. Oh, they have it all right; they just don’t bother using it” (2015)

Bette Midler On Today’s New Crop Of Singers: “The chip they’re missing is charm. Oh, they…

Bette Midler: On her Vegas experience: “I enjoyed it up to a point. Then it was like, ‘Who do you have to sleep with to get out of here?’” (2010)

Bette Midler: On her Vegas experience: “I enjoyed it up to a point. Then it was…

BetteBack February 21, 1991: Bette Is Marvelous But ‘Scenes’ Goes Nowhere

Seguin Gazette Enterprise February 21, 1991 Paul Mazursky is a master of intimacy. He has a…