BootLeg Betty

28 stars who are just one trophy away from the most coveted award in Hollywood

Insider 28 stars who are just one trophy away from the most coveted award in Hollywood…

18 Stars Who Are Only One Award Away From Snagging An EGOT (Emmy, Golden Globe, Oscar, Tony)

Ranker 18 Stars Who Are Only One Award Away From Snagging An EGOT Matt Manser One…

Artists React To Doug Jones Victory In Alabama

News Radio Artists React To Doug Jones Victory In Alabama December 13, 2017 at 9:24 am…

(On being a producer) “It doesn’t pay for me. There’s no money in it.

(On being a producer) “It doesn’t pay for me. There’s no money in it. No money.…

When You Switch Up on a (Broadway) Star

New York Times When You Switch Up on a (Broadway) Star By BEN BRANTLEY and JESSE…

“I’m pretty gutsy, but I’m intimidated by tremendous accomplishment… and by people who are very tall” – Bette Midler

“I’m pretty gutsy, but I’m intimidated by tremendous accomplishment… and by people who are very tall”…

BetteBack January 24, 1975: Bette Midler’s Like A Hot Fudge Sundae

Garden City Telegram January 24, 1975 Calling Bette Midler a singer is like calling a hot…

“I’m as confident as Cleopatra’s pussy.” — Bette Midler

“I’m as confident as Cleopatra’s pussy.” — Bette Midler

“Me, I’m just a hack. I’m just a schlepper. I just do what I can do.” –Bette Midler

“Me, I’m just a hack. I’m just a schlepper. I just do what I can do.”…

New Book Out About Bette Midler: One Life: Memoirs of A Star!

One Life: Memoirs of A Star! by Mr Rafael Stewart (Author, Draft Writer), The Bette Midler…

It’s dangerous to read reviews – the good ones or the bad ones.

It’s dangerous to read reviews – the good ones or the bad ones. I was crippled…

I think that people should never stop working no matter how old they are. I think there should be no such thing as retirement.

I think that people should never stop working no matter how old they are. I think…

People have said nice things about me and incredibly nasty things about me, it’s hard for me – I won’t say it isn’t. But in this business, you can’t play it safe.

People have said nice things about me and incredibly nasty things about me, it’s hard for…

I became more sure of myself as a person when I took the anti-advertising stand and decided I wouldn’t let them tell me what personality to have

I became more sure of myself as a person when I took the anti-advertising stand and…

We’re all divine, but I was the only one who had the nerve to call myself that. And I thought of it first. So there! – Bette Midler

We’re all divine, but I was the only one who had the nerve to call myself…

The Tonys: Secrets of the Campaign Trail With Bette Midler, ‘Evan Hansen’ and More

Variety The Tonys: Secrets of the Campaign Trail With Bette Midler, ‘Evan Hansen’ and More By…

My Interview With Luke Martin-Jones From “Spanish Views”: Interview with Don Bradshaw, from online scrapbook ‘Bootleg Betty.’

In my fourth ‘Luke Martin-Jones Interview,’ I have had the pleasure of speaking to Don Bradshaw,…

Cats always seem so very wise, when staring with their half-closed eyes. Can they be thinking, “I’ll be nice, and maybe she will feed me twice?” = Bette Midler

Cats always seem so very wise, when staring with their half-closed eyes. Can they be thinking,…

I’m working my way toward divinity. – Bette Midler

I’m working my way toward divinity. – Bette Midler

I wouldn’t say I invented tacky, but I definitely brought it to its present high popularity. – Bette Midler

I wouldn’t say I invented tacky, but I definitely brought it to its present high popularity.…

If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to do it? – Bette Midler

If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how…

The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you. – Bette Midler

The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you. –…

Bette Midler criticizes Monsanto’s seed patent contracts—and gets schooled by farmers

Bette Midler criticizes Monsanto’s seed patent contracts—and gets schooled by farmers Michelle Miller | June 1,…

How Becoming a Student Again Led Hello, Dolly!’s Gavin Creel to a 3rd Tony Nomination

Theatermania How Becoming a Student Again Led Hello, Dolly!’s Gavin Creel to a 3rd Tony Nomination…

Cherish forever what makes you unique, ‘cuz you’re really a yawn if it goes. – Bette Midler

Cherish forever what makes you unique, ‘cuz you’re really a yawn if it goes. – Bette…

I have my standards. They may be low, but I have them. – Bette Midler

I have my standards. They may be low, but I have them. – Bette Midler

I never know how much of what I say is true – Bette Midler

I never know how much of what I say is true – Bette Midler

I bear no grudges. I have a mind that retains nothing. – Bette Midler

I bear no grudges. I have a mind that retains nothing. – Bette Midler

Bette Midler: “I’m as confident as Cleopatra’s pussy.”

Bette Midler: “I’m as confident as Cleopatra’s pussy.”

Bette Midler To A Heckler: Shut your hole honey, mines making money!

Bette Midler To A Heckler: Shut your hole honey, mines making money! (The Depression Tour, 1975-1976)

Director Jerry Zaks On The Love Story Behind ‘Hello, Dolly!’ – And Working With Bette Midler

Deadline Director Jerry Zaks On The Love Stories Behind ‘Hello, Dolly!’ – And Zero Mostel’s Mezuzah…

“Don’t let me wake up tomorrow and wanna put a fried egg on my head”

“Don’t let me wake up tomorrow and wanna put a fried egg on my head” (The…

Stars Rally Behind Adele After Grammys Tribute Re-Start: You Get Every ‘Do-Over You Ever Need’

People Stars Rally Behind Adele After Grammys Tribute Re-Start: You Get Every ‘Do-Over You Ever Need’…

BetteBack February 11, 1974: As the World Rocks . . .

Albuquerque Journal As the World Rocks . . . February 11, 1974 Rock music is a…

BetteBack January 18, 1974: 1974 Grammy Nominations Announced – Bette Up For Three

Delaware County Daily Times January 18, 1974 LOS ANGELES (AP) —Singer and composer Stevie Wonder has…

[on “Misery”] “I turned that down because I didn’t want to saw off someone’s foot, even though the role won an Oscar [for Kathy Bates].

[on “Misery”] “I turned that down because I didn’t want to saw off someone’s foot, even…

Kim Kardashian finally gets Bette Midler nude…but at a price!

9 News Bette Midler Snaps Her Own Scandalous Selfie, Asks Kim Kardashian to Use Nude Pics…

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…

Bette Midler lights up KeyArena | Seattle Concert review

Seattle Times Bette Midler lights up KeyArena | Concert review Originally published June 2, 2015 at…

Bette Midler Makes Top ten ‘FOMO’ (Fear of Missing Out) must-see acts!

Express Fleetwood Mac top the list of top 10 FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) must-see acts…

Kelly Clarkson Goes After Pop Singers Who Use Sex To Sell…Uh Huh!

New York Daily News Kelly Clarkson‘s ‘Piece By Piece’ review: New album is weighed down by…

Bette Midler and Barbra Streisand duet axed, but there’s always next time!

Mister D: Streisand’s album ended up being an all males duet affair. The good newa is…

Bette, Darlene Love, Other Inductees Perform At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Awards

Los Angeles Times/Pop And Hiss Live from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony:…

Bette Tippy Toes To The Podium

Rolling Stone By J. Edward Keyes MARCH 14, 2011 10:10 PM ET Appropriately, the 26th Rock…