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Harlette In Distress! Our Beloved Charlo Crossley Fortier Needs Our Help! Please Help! (Special Video Included!)

From Don (Mister D): I’m glad I can help and will do more. Like my friend,…

A Bette Midler: Bootleg Betty Exclusive: Bruce Vilanch, Unfiltered

Bette Midler: Bootleg BettyExclusive: Bruce Vilanch, UnfilteredBy Guest Writer: Todd SussmanOctober 4, 2018 He’s naughty, bawdy,…

Featuring A Harlette: Video – CHARLO CROSSLEY “I KNOW WHERE I’VE BEEN” – To Support Marsha Malamet (Intro by BRUCE VILANCH)

Music & Lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman from the Musical “Hairspray!”) Performed Live (with…

Audio: Bette Midler THE CARIOCA -Tribute (Memorial) To Director, Choreographer Joe Layton -1995.mp3

“It’s forties Xavier Cugat,” director Joe Layton whispers. “It’s overproduced and terrible. And,” he hastens to…

Famed Critic Pauline Kael Speaking Of Bette Midler In “Divine Madness”

Mister D: I remember the time Pauline Kael was on Tom Snyder’s old talk show. He…

BetteBack April 12, 1975: Bette’s Back Big Time

Emporia Gazette Bette’s Back By Craig Zadan April 12, 1975 THE CRUSH of bridge chairs forms…

When I came on the scene in 1972,1 think people wanted a hearty, fuller, robust character like myself

“When I came on the scene in 1972,1 think people wanted a hearty, fuller, robust character…

How Hello Dolly! Played A Part In Ending A 20 Year Feud Between Two Top Notch Actresses

Starts At 60 Glenn Close buries the hatchet with Broadway buddy By Starts at 60 Writers…

BetteBack March 3, 1975: Bette Midler Presents Stevie Wonder With Best Album Of The Year At The Grammy’s

Kingsport Times March 3, 1975 Stevie Wonder and Olivia Newton-John took ho.me most of the marbles…

Charm is something a lot of today’s young artists could do with.

Charm is something a lot of today’s young artists could do with. Maybe I’ll start a…

“I’m the people’s diva and I go where my people are. My people happen to be drinking, gambling and whoring in Vegas.”

“I’m the people’s diva and I go where my people are. My people happen to be…

BetteBack October 20, 1974: Rex Reed On Bette Midler

Independent Press Telegram October 20, 1974 Rex Reed has had his share of difficult and embarrasing…

7 Diva Performances Not to Miss in 2017

Playbill 7 Diva Performances Not to Miss in 2017 BY ANDREW GANS DEC 30, 2016 If…

BetteBack Sept. 21, 1998: Bathhouse Betty Review

Time Sept. 21, 1998 It’s not fair that the Diva Divine makes albums only as vacations…

Bette Midler On Finding Her Musical Identity Through Ballads:

Bette Midler On Finding Her Musical Identity Through Ballads: “Well, it was a big shock. But…

Bette Midler On Being Labeled Outrageous:

Bette Midler On Being Labeled Outrageous: “Yes, it can become a kind of straitjacket. I think…

Bette Midler’s Dates To Be On “The Voice”

Bette will appear on “The Voice” October 10, 11, 17 & 18 Related articles Blake Loves Bette:…

Bette Midler On No Great Parts For Women Over 40: I don’t feel that way. I feel like I can go on forever.

Bette Midler On No Great Parts For Women Over 40: I don’t feel that way. I…

2012 – Bruce Vilanch on Bette Midler, John Travolta, and Lady Gaga

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(On Mark Rydell calling her obsessive and compulsive about making things better) “He called me obsessive and compulsive? I’m not obsessive or compulsive…

(On Mark Rydell calling her obsessive and compulsive about making things better) “He called me obsessive…

Bette Midler On Regretting Her Choice To Become A Film Star:

Bette Midler On Regretting Her Choice To Become A Film Star: “When I tried to put…

Bette Midler On Regretting Her Choice To Become A Film Star:

Bette Midler On Regretting Her Choice To Become A Film Star: “When I watched my HBO…

Bette Midler On That Old Feeling:

Bette Midler On That Old Feeling: “This movie fulfills my desire to do something broad. I…

BetteBack August 16, 1991: Bruce Vilanch Goes It Alone

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago August 16, 1991 Bruce Vilanch, the so-called “Comedian for the Stars” who…

BetteBack March 2, 1987: Bette Midler Steals Hollywood

Time Magazine Bette Midler Steals Hollywood Richard Corliss March 2, 1987 The lady knows how to…

BetteHead Review: Review – Bette Midler – Divine Intervention by Jennifer Cook

To see the entire article with photos: Click Here Bette Midler brings out an emotion response…

Save The Date: Carly Ozard to Debut MIDLER ON THE ROOF at The Duplex, 5/25, NYC

Broadway World Carly Ozard to Debut MIDLER ON THE ROOF at The Duplex, 5/25 April 16…

Review: Bruce Vilanch At 54 Below

New York Post Reviewed by Joe Regan Jr. June 13, 2013 Popping up on the 54…

Michael Musto Review: “Midler’s star power and timing have once again proved incomparable…”

Village Voice Bette Midler As Superagent Sue Mengers: My Review By Michael Musto April 25, 2013…

BetteBack December 30, 1979: Bette Midler cleans up her act (Divine Madness)

Lawrence Journal World December 30, 1979 NEW YORK (AP) — Bette Midler has taken control of…

BetteBack April 23, 1978: Bruce Vilanch

Elyria Chronicle Telegram April 23, 1978 BRUCE VILANCH, comedy writer for Bette Midler: “Has anyone else…

Video: Bruce Vilanch on John Travolta, Bette Midler, and Lady Gaga

Rich Adler interviews Bruce Vilanch on John Travolta, Bette Midler, Lady Gaga, and more at the…

Check Out Bruce Vilanch On Michael Vaccaro’s New Web Series. “Child Of The Seventies”

Bruce Vilanch has begun shooting season 2 of Michael Vaccaro’s web series, “Child of the ’70s!” Season 1 is…

BetteBack January 15, 1971: Johnny Carson Show ~ Bette’s Planned Outfit Too Risque For TV

Dover Times Reporter It Happened . . .Last Night By Earl Wilson January 15, 1971 Singer…

Best And Worst Actors Turned Musicians

Mister D: I agree Bette should be on this list, but they were somewhat harsh on…

BetteBack September 18, 1993: Bette Midler – A Force Of Nature

Scoop By Liz Smith Los Angeles Times Syndicate September 18, 1993 That force of nature, Batte…

Nancy Nall: “Bette Midler Is Perfectly Positioned To Be Madonna’s Life Coach”

Nancy Nall Oh, grow up. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH, 2012 I gotta admit: I was encouraged by…

Is Bruce Vilanch Really Shut Out Of Next Years Oscars?

The Advocate Bruce Vilanch Not Writing Oscars for Brett Ratner By Jeremy Kinser Veteran comic Bruce…

Thanks For The Well Wishes!

Thank You All For The Well Wishes! Your well wishes were heart-wrenching....that's why I can never…

BetteBack: Back To Jinxed

Midler gives director big headache Winnipeg Free Press Thursday, October 14, 1982 Film director Don Siegel…

BetteBack: For financial reasons, Bette Midler rules out marriage (1982)

Winnipeg Free Press Bette Midler Clings To Her Money Friday, September 3, 1982 The Divine Miss…

BetteBack: Midler’s ‘Divine Madness’ inspires raving

The Daily Herald Midler’s ‘Divine Madness’ inspires raving by Dann Gire October 2, 1980 “DIVINE MADNESS”…

Ahhhh!!! Whatevs Franco: The Backlash

The Daily Beast The James Franco Backlash by Chris Lee March 23, 2011 | 10:39pm After…

James Franco: Super Hot, Super Annoying

Miami New Times Lifestyle Why James Franco Is So Annoying By Elyse Wanshel, Wed., Mar. 23…

Lily Tomlin Talks Bette Midler (Thanks Stephen)

Mister D: This is a snippet from an interview where Lily Tomlin talks about working with…

Bruce Vilanch In ‘Celebrity Autobiography’ Plays Ruth Eckerd Hall

Tampa Bay Weekly Celebrity Autobiography reveals all 12-29-2010 CLEARWATER – Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words,…

Bruce Vilanch Brings One Man Show To Feinsteins in January

Bruce Vilanch Brings One Man Show To Feinsteins in January Bruce Vilanch will bring his wonderful…

Bette, Bruce, and the Cockettes Circa 1971

Bay Area Reporter Pearls Over Shanghai by Roberto Friedman Two Sundays ago, funnyman Bruce Vilanch ,…

Feast Of Fun: Ask Bruce Anything On July 20th

Feast Of Fun Ask Bruce Vilanch Anything July 19, 2010 At 4pm central tomorrow we’re talking…

Bruce Vilanch To Perform At Durham, NC Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

Durham Herald Sun Gay & Lesbian Film Festival announces August lineup 07.07.10 – 09:20 pm From…