BootLeg Betty

BetteBack July 16, 1995: The Two Sides Of Bette Midler – Bette Of Roses

Pacific Stars And Stripes July 16, 1995 Bette Midler‘s face breaks into an incandescent grin as…

BetteBack March 6, 1996: Dennis Farina Gets His First Co-Starring Role In That Old Feeling

Chicago Sun-Times March 6, 1996 | Irv Kupcinet DENNIS FARINA, a onetime Chicago cop, is on…

BetteBack May 26, 1994: Experience The Divine Again – Here’s How It’s Done, Kids!

Burlington Times News May 26, 1994 In an age when we ask so little of our…

BetteBack May 14, 1994: Bette Midler on how she figured out Hollywood

Santa Ana Orange County Register May 14, 1994 Bette Midler on how she figured out Hollywood:…

Bette Midler On Being A Teenager

Bette Midler On Being A Teenager: “I knew I was going to act. I wasn’t good…

Happy International Women’s Day!

NewsHub New Zealand Recapping women for International Women’s Day By Kanoa Lloyd Tuesday 8 Mar 2016…

Bette Midler On Being Nominated Against Rosemary Clooney For Her Tribute Album:

Bette Midler On Being Nominated Against Rosemary Clooney For Her Tribute Album: “I’m mortified. I’d really…

Bette Midler On The Real Bette Midler:

Bette Midler On The Real Bette Midler: “No, this is the real me. I am a…

Bette Midler On Hollywood And Movies:

Bette Midler On Hollywood And Movies: “My take on the world is so peculiar and so…

BetteBack December 24, 1993: Midler Receives Golden Globe Nom For ‘Gypsy’

Syracuse Herald Journal December 24, 1993 LOS .ANGELES — The Hollywood foreign press awarded six Golden Globe nominations…

BetteBack December 16, 1993: Bette Midler Receives National Board Review Award For ‘Gypsy’

Syracuse Post Standard December 16, 1993 On the heels of its best-film honor from the Los…

These Actors All Went On To Win An Oscar For Their Starring Turn In A Horror Film…But Unbelievably, They Weren’t The Director’s Original Choice!

MoviePilot These Actors All Went On To Win An Oscar For Their Starring Turn In A…

Bette Midler Presents Michael Douglas With Career Achievement Award by the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

Gulf News Michael Douglas among film stars honoured by AARP February 9, 2016 Michael Douglas was…

Michael Douglas among film stars honored by AARP

WNEM Michael Douglas among film stars honored by AARP Februay 9, 2016 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP)…

BetteBack July 23, 1993: Bette Midler’s Radio City Gig Brings In 7.5 Million Dollars – A Record

Frederick News Post July 23, 1993 Bette Midler starts her own heat wave in New York.…

BetteBack July 21, 1993: Bette Midler Takes Her Rightful Place Among The Greats In “Gypsy” (Interview)

Panama City News Bette Midler to play Mama Rose in CBS’ adaptation of ‘Gypsy‘ July 21,…

Trudie Styler (Freak Show) slams the lack of opportunities for strong leading ladies in Hollywood

Daily Mail Trudie Styler slams the lack of opportunities for strong leading ladies in Hollywood as…

Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) Tapped To Headline Freak Show

Deadline Abigail Breslin Tapped To Headline Freak Show November 25, 2015 Fresh from her eye-catching role…

BetteBack June 12, 1992: A Very Disappointed Waiter

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

BetteBack January 17, 1992: Bette Midler On Pee Wee Herman’s Private Passion

Medicine Hat News January 17, 1992 Q: We hear that Pee-wee Herman has a private passion.…

BetteBack December 26, 1991: Oscar Sure Shots And Contenders

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago December 26, 1991 The following are considered Oscar contenders: Best picture sure-shots:…

BetteBack December 17, 1991: Are Fox studio heads rolling over ‘For the Boys’ bomb?

Santa Ana Orange County Register December 17, 1991 Looks like Twentieth Century Fox boss Joe Roth…

Director Mark Rydell on Bette Midler:

Director Mark Rydell on Bette Midler: “Hollywood couldn’t figure out what to do with her at…

BetteBack U.S. Circuit Court of appeals has upheld a $400,000 award granted Bette Midler

New Castle News September 23, 1991 The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of appeals has upheld a…

BetteBack February 13, 1991: Bette Midler Nominated For A Golden Raspberry Award

Joplin Globe February 13, 1991 HOLLYWOOD — There may be some doubt about the best movies…

BetteBack January 6, 1991: Joan Rivers – Bette Was Wrong To Apologize For Karen Carpenter Jokes

Madison Wisconsin State Journal January 6, 1991 Q. Bette Midler said in a recent interview that…

Who won the Academy Award?

Who won the Academy Award? Who won? Sally Field! And she deserved to win, but after…

“Does that mean I play a drag queen?”

Midler played high camp, and in a widely quoted negative review, Arthur Bell of the Village…

BetteBack September 28, 1986: Paparazzi, Autograph Hounds, Body Guards, And Celebrities, Oh My!

Chicago-Sun Times It’s anything goes when photogs shoot the stars September 28, 1986 | Jeannine Stein…

Betteback Interview February 2, 1990: Bette Talks ‘Stella’, Single Moms, Raising Sophie, And Being The Disciplinarian

Syracuse Herald Journal February 2, 1990   As the title character in “Stella” — the third…

Bette Midler: Scenes From A Mall – Facts And Trivia

Bette Midler: Scenes From A Mall – Facts And Trivia Apparently, before filming for this movie…

BetteBack January 21, 1990: Is Bette Midler Planning A RoseMary Clooney Movie?

Hutchinson News January 21, 1990 Q: Isn’t Bette Midler planning to star in a movie biography…

BetteBack January 13, 1990: Bette Midler To Play Mother Earth In Earth Day Special

Syracuse Post Standard January 13, 1990 Saving the Earth has become the hot issue in Hollywood,…

The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week

Flavorwire The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week May 19, 2015 Temperatures are…

Divine Intervention: Notes From The Road (Thanks Todd)

Hi Don, I went to Bette (Night 2) last night. As an FYI, she deleted “Be…

Bette Midler In Show Boat

Bette Midler in the 1962 DiamondHead Theatre production of Show Boat in Hawaii…she was in the…

BetteBack May 3, 1989: Bette Helps Open Disney-MGM Studios

Doylestown Intelligencer May 3, 1989 Comedian Bob Hope helped open Disney-MGM Studios‘ new $400 million theme…

DVR Alert: Bette Midler to Appear on ABC’s JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, 3/9

ABC has announced that Bette Midler will appear on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on Monday, March 9th…

THE 25 BEST BITCHY REMARKS OF ALL TIME

PaperMag THE 25 BEST BITCHY REMARKS OF ALL TIME by Michael Musto February 25, 2015 Most…

BetteBack January 12, 1989: Bette And Babs Make Blackwell’s Worst Dressed Hall Of Fame

Marysville Yuba City Appeal Democrat January 12, 1989   LOS ANGELE S (AP ) — Frequent…

BetteBack November 27, 1988: Beaches Released Early For Oscar Consideration

Syracuse Herald Journal November 27, 1988 Two films. Back to back best-actress citations from Cannes, the…

BetteBack November 20, 1988: Hollywood Unwraps Their Winter Movies

Madison Wisconsin State Journal November 20, 1988 Entertainment News Service – Oh boy, what a summer!…

SOPHIE TUCKER: THE LAST RED HOT MAMA…The Goal – Getting Bette An Oscar (Podcast)

SOPHIE TUCKER: THE LAST RED HOT MAMA – The Halli Casser-Jayne Show She was nicknamed “The…

Bette Midler supposed to present Billboard award to Ariana Grande, calls in ‘sick’ prior to event

New York Daily News Bette Midler supposed to present Billboard award to Ariana Grande, calls in…

BetteBack December 28, 1987: Wisdom can wait, but here’s some wit

Madison Wisconsin State Journal December 28, 1987 Words of wit are much more entertaining than words of…

On Good Morning Britain Bette Boasts Of Longest Marriage In Hollywood

Daily Mail ‘We used to fight bitterly’: Bette Midler reveals that she and her husband Martin…

Outrageous Fortune Tropes And Idioms

Bette Midler and Shelley Long star in this female buddy picture from 1987. Long plays Lauren…

BetteBack April 12, 1987: What Kind Of Mother Is Bette Midler?

Publication: Salina Journal Issue Date: April 12, 1987 Bette Midler is such a raunchy character you…

Bette Midler April 6, 1987: Bette Midler Goes To Writer Tama Janowitz For Movie Idea

Publication: Winnipeg Free Press Issue Date: April 6, 1987 Writer Tama Janowitz caused a bit-of a…

BetteBack June 22, 1986: BETTE MIDLER IS UP AND IN HOLLYWOOD

New York Times BETTE MIDLER IS UP AND IN IN HOLLYWOOD By Thomas O’Connor; Thomas O’Connor…