BootLeg Betty

BetteBack October 22, 1974: The Disasterous Roast Of Johnny Carson

Star News October 22, 1974 Johnny Carson explained to Filmland friends Saturday evening. .”I’ve married three times because, as a…

BetteBack September 4, 1974: Bette Midler Makes Number One On Worst Dressed List

Appleton Post Crescent September 4, 1974 Singer Bette Midler is No. 1 on Mr. Blackwell‘s list of the 10 worst…

BetteBack December 1, 1973: What Stars Are Up For Playing Janis Joplin’s Life?

Dunkirk Evening Observer December 1, 1973 Q: Who will play Janis Joplin in the movie of her life? – Y.E.,…

BetteBack September 29, 1998: Nathan Lane Talks Bette Midler

Amarillo Daily News September 29, 1998 Nathan Lane felt instant chemistry with Bette Midler on the set of Isn’t She…

Bette Midler On Radio Demographics:

Bette Midler On Radio Demographics: “I think for the most part radio stinks. All this demographic stuff and all this…

BetteBack May 14, 1998: Bette Midler Submitted Script For Miss Mississippi

Marshall Chronicle May 14, 1998 The script for “Miss Mississippi” has been submitted to Jonathan Taylor Thomas and Bette Midler.…

BetteBack May 23, 1973: Bette Midler Brings Back Nostalgia

Boone News Republican May 23, 1973 Thinking along the lines of the nostalgia generated by the moving of the Queen…

Bette Midler On Her Recording Career:

Bette Midler On Her Recording Career: “The Scud missile of show business.” (Buffalo News, 1994)

Bette Midler On Her Song Choices:

Bette Midler On Her Song Choices: “I never intended to concentrate on the oldies — in fact, I don’t. 1…

Bette Midler On Living In Hollywood in 1977:

Bette Midler On Living In Hollywood in 1977: “The other day I discovered a robin in one of the plastic…

Bette Midler On Her Last Appearance On Johnny Carson:

Bette Midler On Her Last Appearance On Johnny Carson: “It was probably the happiest night of my whole life, completely…

Bette Midler On Why She Would Discourage Sophie Going Into Show Business:

Bette Midler On Why She Would Discourage Sophie Going Into Show Business: “I think it’s a very hard life, especially…

BetteBack December 18, 1973: Bette Midler At The Palace

Mattoon Journal Gazette December 18, 1973 Bette Midler’ll haul down about $300,000 for three weeks of doing her “trash with…

Bette Midler On “The Rose” Character:

Bette Midler On “The Rose” Character: “No, it’s not a thinly veiled movie about Janis Joplin. Although there will be…