BootLeg Betty

On What Bette Midler Wants To Accomplish: “I want to do it all. Everything.” She flings her arms wide at the TV camera in her best doomed grand dame voice, “I want to live fast, die hard, live hard, die young, leave a brilliant memory.”

On What Bette Midler Wants To Accomplish: “I want to do it all. Everything.” She flings…

Bette Midler On Seeing The “Theater Of The Ridiculousness”: “I remember one girl came out as Waterfront Woman – you know, from the Josef von Sternberg movies, all in shadows except the face? His women were so mysterious, always getting on boats or disappearing on docks into the fog…

Bette Midler On Seeing The “Theater Of The Ridiculousness”: “I remember one girl came out as…

Bette Midler On Growing Up In Hawaii: “Here I was, white, in this Samoan neighborhood, always different, terrified of physical violence, made to feel afraid, unattractive. But I used to wander the old red light district…

Bette Midler On Growing Up In Hawaii: “Here I was, white, in this Samoan neighborhood, always…

Lily Tomlin On Whether There Were Feuds With Bette On The Set Of Big Business: “I’m very fond of Bette and I felt that we were very cute together. I thought that if we could be to the ultimate what we both are, it could be super.”

Lily Tomlin On Whether There Were Feuds With Bette On The Set Of Big Business: “I’m…

60 Minutes Australia -1990 – Bette Midler – Stella Interview

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I’m incapable of doing anything other than entertaining. I can barely add and I’ve never been able to do my own taxes. It’s a good thing I’ve been blessed with this fantastic will to go forward, even when I hit the skids.

“I’m incapable of doing anything other than entertaining. I can barely add and I’ve never been…

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,…

I love to work. I love the idea of putting a show together, and I love the idea of putting musical numbers together …

“I love to work. I love the idea of putting a show together, and I love…

[Our father] didn’t like us wearing make up and we had a curfew some ridiculous hour like ten o’clock, and if you weren’t in the house you usually got locked out…

“[Our father] didn’t like us wearing make up and we had a curfew some ridiculous hour…

I like art and I like work…

“I like art and I like work. And the whole thrust of my life has been…

I didn’t belong as a kid, and that always bothered me…

“I didn’t belong as a kid, and that always bothered me. If only I’d known that…

I am never very far away from my spirit. it’s just a quarter of an inch below the surface of my skin…

“I am never very far away from my spirit., it’s just a quarter of an inch…

I adore deceit and I don’t mind being misquoted…

“I adore deceit and I don’t mind being misquoted. I will not, however, allow myself to…

My idea of superwoman is someone who scrubs her own floors.

My idea of superwoman is someone who scrubs her own floors.

Bette Midler – Hell I’d Go – Experience The Divine – 1993 – for the hardcore fans due to rough footage.

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Find your light…

“Find your light…they can’t love you, if they can’t see you.” (The Showgirl must go on…

This is the Divine Miss M

“This is the Divine Miss M — everything you’re afraid your little girls will grow up…

Bette Midler On Barbra Streisand

Bette Midler On Barbra Streisand: “I think she’s prettier than me. Have you seen her in…

Bette Midler On Thighs And Whispers:

Bette Midler On Thighs And Whispers: “I think this is a good album; the best I’ve…

The March Bootleg Betty Jukebox Is Open!

The March Bootleg Betty Jukebox is open to help bring warmth from the chill. Let the…

BetteBack January 14, 1994: Did Bette Hire Strippers For Her Birthday Party?

Medicine Hat News January 14, 1994 Q: What’s this about Bette Midler hosting a private party…

Bette Midler – Papa Loves Mambo from Jinxed

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Bette Midler with the letterbook she received for her 70th birthday from fans.

Bette Midler with the letterbook she received for her 70th birthday from fans. Related articles Bette…

The 7 Divas Who Shaped Adele’s Signature Beauty Look

Vogue The 7 Divas Who Shaped Adele’s Signature Beauty Look FEBRUARY 12, 2016 10:00 AM by…

2005 – Nine News Australia – Bette Midler

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BetteBack August 21, 1993: Flack, Midler sing their greatest hits

Independence Examiner August 21, 1993 â–  Softly with these Songs: The Best of Roberta Flack. (Atlantic)…

Amazing Golden Globe Moments From Years Past

NBC Miami Amazing Golden Globe Moments From Years Past By Colin Bertram 12/22/2015 A little more…

2005 – 730 Report Australia – Bette Midler

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BetteBack January 17, 1992: Mr. Blackwell Releases His Worst And Best Dressed List For 1991

Pacific Stars And Stripes January 17, 1992 Fashion arbiter Mr. Blackwell has his hook out for…

BetteBack Review January 11, 1980: THIGHS AND WHISPERS

The Canberra Times MOSTLY JAZZ by MICHAEL FOSTER EXCITING MIDLER REVIVAL THIGHS AND WHISPERS, Bette Midler,…

BetteBack January 10, 1991: Bette Midler Nabs 3 Grammy Nominations

Syracuse Herald Journal January 10, 1991 The British singer and songwriter Phil Collins, the producer Quincy…

BetteBack September 21, 1990: A Fan Wants To Know The Basics Of Bette Midler

Kokomo Tribune September 21, 1990 I am an admirer ofBette Midler and especially loved her role…

BetteBack Bette Made Movie History! Now It’s Goldie’s Turn?

Santa Ana Orange County Register April 23, 1990 DON’T MISS the May issue of Fame with…

BetteBack February 18, 1990: And The 1990 Grammy Predictions Are Here…

Cedar Rapids Gazette February 18, 1990 Some predictions for this year’s Grammy Awards, broadcast live Wednesday…

Divine Intervention Meet And Greets: Gary And Hilary Quinn And Bette Midler

We had our meet and greet with Bette on 26 June at MSG. The show was…

Conversations With Michael Eisner: Bette Midler Talks To Michael Eisner (2006 Transcript And Video)

Mister D: Thank God Mr. Eisner helped rescue Bette’s career, but during this interview it seems…

Billboard’s Top Concert BoxScore Charts

All of Bette Midler‘s Divine Intervention Shows entered Billboard’s Top Concert BoxScore Charts this week. All…

BetteBack February 15, 1973: Rolling Stone -The Gold Lamé Dream of Bette Midler

Rolling Stone Magazine The Gold Lamé Dream of Bette Midler What does the ‘last of the…

The 30 Most WTF Things About “The First Wives Club”

Buzzfeed The 30 Most WTF Things About “The First Wives Club” posted on May. 31, 2013,…

The June Bette Midler JukeBox Is Open

June brings roses, fresh and fair, And the cherries ripe and rare. June brings Midler Music…

Divine Intervention: “New band. Old girls. But in new positions.”

Miami Herald Bette Midler brings ‘Divine Intervention’ to Hard Rock Live By Howard Cohen May 2,…

Beaches: Time Out Review

  CC and Hillary first meet under the boardwalk in Atlantic City. CC is a vulgar,…

BetteBack June 24, 1988: Midler Dominates The Screen

Brandon Sun June 24, 1988 Big Business is to film-making what paint-by-numbef pictufes are to art.…

BetteBack January 7, 1988: Bette Gets Nominated For A Golden Globe 1988

Joplin Globe January 7, 1988 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) A pair of comedies, “Broadcast News” and…

The 10 Biggest Feuds Of 2014: From Drake Vs. Tyga Beef, To Katy Perry Vs. Taylor Swift Drama

Fashion and Style The 10 Biggest Feuds Of 2014: From Drake Vs. Tyga Beef, To Katy…

VIP Tickets On Sale For Denver Is November 19th

American Express® Preferred Seating Presale Available Wed 11/19 10AM – Fri 11/21 5PM. Find Tickets Buy…

BetteBack May 8, 1980 ~ Review: A View From A Broad

Daily Herald May 8, 1980 A View from a Broad tells of the travels of a…

BetteBack October 10, 1978: Bette Midler To Pen A Book

Blytheville Courier News October 10, 1978 …”The World As the Divine Miss M Perceives It” will…

Bette Tweets: Guns, Alex Jones, Mental Health, And Politics As Usual

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler I had to post that Alex Jones rant. This guy is making his posse…

Top hotels for celebrity spotting in Sydney

The West Australian Sydney’s top hotels for celebrity spotting Leah McLennan, AAP June 1, 2011, 3:04…