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BetteBack July 31, 1975: Bette Midler – “I hate it when they call me ugly…”

Van Nuys Valley News July 31, 1975 Inside Bette Midler, who made her reputation as the…

BetteBack July 2, 1975: Bette Midler Begins Singing Lessons

Press Telegram July 2, 1975 Bette Midler said at Stars Deli she’s taking singing lessons (Don’t…

The 10 Best Movie Gangs Who’ve Gotten (Back) Together

Elle The 10 Best Movie Gangs Who’ve Gotten (Back) Together BY R. ERIC THOMAS JUN 13,…

Bette Midler & Others Lend Support – Everything You Need to Know About the March for Our Lives

The Cut Everything You Need to Know About the March for Our Lives By Madeleine Aggeler…

BetteBack June 13, 1975: The Divine Miss “M” scores personal success on Broadway

Mister D: It’s so funny to read these old articles to be reminded of how edgy…

BetteBack May 14, 1975: ‘Clams’ Does Nothing But Entertain

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BetteBack April 30, 1975: Bette Midler Is Back Rashy And Gimmicky (‘Clams’)

Lawton Constitiution April 30, 1975 NEW YORK (AP ) — A strenuous comeback bid is being…

25 Rich Guys With Even Richer Wives

Money Magazine 25 Rich Guys With Even Richer Wives By SERGEI KLEBNIKOV July 11, 2017 Rich guys…

An Exhaustive Guide To All the “Haters” Kim Kardashian Is Gifting Her KKW

W An Exhaustive Guide To All the “Haters” Kim Kardashian Is Gifting Her KKW Kimoji Hearts…

Kim K Is Celebrating Her New Fragrance By Sending One To All Of Her Haters, Including Bette Midler

Mister D: I can pretty much safely say that Bette Midler does not hate Kim K.…

BetteBack April 6, 1975: What Did Bette Midler Start Taking?

Kannapolis Daily Independent April 6, 1975 Now that she’s a star, sort of, Bette Midler decided…

Pink Talks About Fighting Cristina Aguilera And Defending Bette Midler

People Pink Reveals Christina Aguilera Tried to Punch Her: ‘She Swung at Me in a Club’…

Hugh Hefner: Why Lionize A Pig?

The Nation Feminism, Not Hugh Hefner, Liberated Sex By Katha Pollitt October 5, 2017 Even in…

BetteBack February 13, 1975: Cher comes back – A TV Review

Appleton Post Crescent February 13, 1975 Once upon a time there lived a couple named Sonny…

BetteBack February 8, 1975: What To Expect On The Cher Special

Hillsdale Daily News February 8, 1975 Music: Elton John sings hit version of the Beatle’s song…

BetteBack February 6, 1975: Critics Get A Preview Of The Cher Special

San Mateo Times February 6, 1975 There is no question that when Sonny Bono started his…

BetteBack December 25, 1974: Is the Bette Midler movie, “The Divine Mr. J,” going to play on TV?

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BetteBack December 21, 1974: What is happening with Bette Midler these days? When can we see her in person again?

Dunkirk Evening Observer December 21, 1974 Q: What is happening with Bette Midler these days? When…

BetteBack May 25, 1974: Bette Midler Sues Over ‘The Greatest Story Ever Overtold’

Independent Press Telegram May 25, 1974 Singer Bette Midler asked a New York state court Friday…

BetteBack May 23, 1974: Buzzy Linhart (‘Friends’ Writer) Puts Out First Album

Santa Ana Register May 23, 1974 Pussycats Can Go Far, Buzzy Linliart: Atco SD 7044 Buzzy…

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…

Betteback September 25, 1998: Midler Mostly Divine On Bathhouse Betty

Lowell Sun September 25, 1998 The Divine Miss M returns with a new CD that is…

BetteBack September 9, 1998: Is Victoria Principle Bette Midler’s Sister?

Altoona Mirror September 9, 1998 Q: Late one night I was listening to the radio, and…

BetteBack June 12, 1998: Bette Midler To Star In Jackie Susann Bio

Lowell Sun June 12, 1998 The late Jackie Susann, author of 60’s bestsellers like ‘Valley Of…

BetteBack May 26, 1998: Rosie O’Donnell On Bette Midler

Syracuse Herald May 26, 1998 Ever since Rosie O’Donnell was eleven years old, she’s known exactly…

BetteBack September 24, 1998: Bathhouse Betty Review (Hartford Courant)

Hartfort Courant September 24, 1998|By GREG MORAGO When America sees Bette Midler perform, it’s usually in…

BetteBack September 1998: Bathhouse Betty Review (Gay Today)

Gay Today CD Review By Jack Nichols September 1998 It was early autumn, 1970. Manhattan‘s Continental…

BetteBack September 1998: Bathhouse Betty Review

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BetteBack January 16, 1998: Bette Midler Lined Up To Star With Anjelica Houston In ‘The Mammy’

The Mirror January 16, 1998 DUBLIN funnyman Brendan O’Carroll has pulled off a major coup for…

BetteBack January 14, 1998: Bette Midler Moving Forward With “Harlettes” TV Series

Daily News January 14, 1998 They’re moving forward on the “Harlettes” TV series pilot, being produced…

BetteBack January 15, 1998: Kathy Najimy On Bette Midler

New Braunfels Herald January 15, 1998 People who knew me in high school thought I was…

Bette Midler On Going Back On The Road:

Bette Midler On Going Back On The Road: “I had a variety of motivations for going…

Bette Midler On Being Stereotyped As Outrageous:

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

Bette Midler On Singing And Performing:

Bette Midler On Singing And Performing: “I don’t like to scream anymore. And now I’m much…

Bette Midler At Hulaween 2016 (She Came As Winnie And Left As “The Rose”)

Bette Midler as Winnifred Sanderson from Hocus Pocus!   Bette Midler with daughter, Sophie von Haselberg…

Bette Midler On The Movie Business:

Bette Midler On The Movie Business: “It’s disheartening to do a film, which is very hard…

Bette Midler On Lack Of Appreciation For Culture:

Bette Midler On Lack Of Appreciation For Culture: “Particularly in music, all you ever hear today…

BetteBack January 22, 1974: Bette Browses Bookstore

Morris Daily Herald January 22, 1974 J U S T A N O R D IN…

Bette Midler On Experience The Divine:

Bette Midler On Experience The Divine: “I sort of forced people to look at our culture.…

Love Disney’s spooky seasonal classic Hocus Pocus? Then you need this book

Den Of Geek Hocus Pocus In Focus review By Sarah Dobbs Oct 27, 2016 What are…

BetteBack May 12, 1997: How do you have a happy marriage when you’re more famous than your partner?

Altoona Mirror May 12, 1997 Q: How do you have a happy marriage when you’re more…

Bette Midler On Second Leg Of Experience The Divine:

Bette Midler On Second Leg Of Experience The Divine: “Ah, the ’70s! A fabulous decade in…

Bette Midler Speaks Up: People Are Reading Into Her Tweets Seriously

Parent Herald Bette Midler Speaks Up: People Are Reading Into Her Tweets Seriously By Paulene Seymour,…

Queen Of Twitter: We’re Taking Bette Midler’s Tweets About Kim Kardashian and Justin Bieber Way Too Seriously

Vanity Fair We’re Taking Bette Midler’s Tweets About Kim Kardashian and Justin Bieber Way Too Seriously…

Bette Midler On Clams:

Bette Midler On Clams: “There’ll be lots of tapping,” Bette says, “but I will not be…

Bette Midler Talks Social Media — and Why She Sent Kim Kardashian ‘Kudos’ After Their Twitter Feud

People Bette Midler Talks Social Media — and Why She Sent Kim Kardashian ‘Kudos’ After Their…

Bette Midler On Her Distinctive Style Of Performing:

Bette Midler On Her Distinctive Style Of Performing: “I guess the extra ingredient is energy. I…

Bette Midler-Led Hello, Dolly! Revival Finds Its Minnie Fay

Bette Midler-Led Hello, Dolly! Revival Finds Its Minnie Fay The new production of the musical classic…

Bette Midler On Marriage:

Bette Midler On Marriage: “ It’s a struggle. It hasn’t been easy. We’ve had a lot…

BetteBack January 12, 1973: Divine Miss M Album Review

Van Nuys Valley News January 12, 1973 Every once in a great while there comes along…

Bette Midler On Her Early Plans:

Bette Midler On Her Early Plans: “I have a few more musical statements to make before…

Bette Midler On Performing:

Bette Midler On Performing: “I love performing anywhere; I thrive on the madness,” she said. “Even…

Bette Midler In Concert:

Bette Midler In Concert: “I’m the last of the tacky women. . . trash with flash.”…

Bette Midler On Her Early Costumes:

Bette Midler On Her Early Costumes: “If I’m feeling good, I may trash it up with…

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…

Bette Midler On Experience The Divine:

Bette Midler On Experience The Divine: “I’ve been pushed around by directors for 10 years. What…

Bette Midler On Singing:

Bette Midler On Singing: “I really feel I’ve improved as a singer. Plus, I took up…

Hocus Pocus: The Original Script Focused More On The Sanderson Sisters; Studio Shifted Focus To Teenagers

Huffington Post There’s Actually A Good Reason To Make A ‘Hocus Pocus’ Sequel Sarah Jessica Parker…

Bette Midler About Singing 70’s Material:

Bette Midler About Singing 70’s Material: “I started in 1976 with a Cleveland HBO show. And,…

Sarah Jessica Parker Talks Sex and the City and Hocus Pocus Sequels

Peop Sarah Jessica Parker Talks Sex and the City and Hocus Pocus Sequels BY KAREN MIZOGUCHI…

Bette Midler On Experience The Divine:

Bette Midler On Experience The Divine: “I had a variety of motivations for going back on…

Bette Midler On Becoming The Divine Mrs. M:

Bette Midler On Becoming The Divine Mrs. M: “I’d like to think of myself as a…

Bette Midler On Becoming The Divine Mrs. M:

Bette Midler On Becoming The Divine Mrs. M: “My language isn’t as strong as it was,…

When Will ‘Hocus Pocus’ Be On TV 2016? Every Time The Halloween Movie Will Air On Freeform’s ‘13 Nights’

IBTimes When Will ‘Hocus Pocus’ Be On TV 2016? Every Time The Halloween Movie Will Air…

Bette Midler On Delores DeLago In Experience The Divine:

Bette Midler On Delores DeLago In Experience The Divine: “She’s been lonely. She hasn’t worked in…

Reminder: Bette Midler To Host TCM Movies Wed/Thurs Oct 6 – 7 At 8:00 PM To 3:30 AM

Bette Midler To Host TCM Movies Wed/Thurs Oct 6 – 7 At 8:00 PM To 3:30…

Experience The Divine: “Finally, ultimately, I want to be, I want to do, what it is that I do, not what somebody else does. That really is what drove me back on stage.” (1993)

Bette Midler On Experience The Divine: “Finally, ultimately, I want to be, I want to do,…

Book Review — “Hocus Pocus in Focus: The Thinking Fan’s Guide to Disney’s Halloween Classic”

Laughing Place Book Review — “Hocus Pocus in Focus: The Thinking Fan’s Guide to Disney’s Halloween…

Bette Midler On Stardom:

Bette Midler On Stardom: “I think when I was very young it meant a lot, because…

Bette Midler On Work Ethic:

Bette Midler On Work Ethic: “Now you feel entitled to it without working for it. You…

Bette Midler On Society As A Whole:

Bette Midler On Society As A Whole: “The whole world has become disposable. People use things…

Bette Midler On the music business in 2014:

Bette Midler On the music business in 2014: “It’s terrible! It’s always surprising to see someone…

Bette Midler: “Oh my God! I’m seventeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!” (2015)

Bette Midler: “Oh my God! I’m seventeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!” (2015) Related articles Bette Midler’s ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Rounds Out…

BetteBack May 9, 1996: Keep The Green Clean

Doylestown Intelligencer May 9, 1996 Bette Midler: Grammy winner, Oscar nominee and now, Compost Queen. “My…

Bette Midler: “Can you sing any song that won the Academy Award in the last few years?”

Bette Midler: “Can you sing any song that won the Academy Award in the last few…

Bette Davis to Bette Midler at a party: ‘I don’t understand how you can be a superstar and go out of the house with so little glamour.’ (1987)

Bette Davis to Bette Midler at a party: ‘I don’t understand how you can be a…

This is an actual Bette Midler Cookie from Oh, Sugar! Events

This is an actual Bette Midler Cookie from Oh, Sugar! Events

Bette Midler: I won`t tell you how much my breasts weigh,“ says Bette Midler, “but I consulted a postage scale. It costs $87.50 to send `em to Brazil. Third class.“ (1988)

Bette Midler: I won`t tell you how much my breasts weigh,“ says Bette Midler, “but I…

You Still Don’t Own Me: What Each Member of ‘The First Wives Club’ Is Up To Now!

Bette Midler: “I think everything about me shocks my husband. [Laughs] Everything. I get real fat sometimes, and that always stuns him.” (1991)

Bette Midler: “I think everything about me shocks my husband. [Laughs] Everything. I get real fat…

Bette Midler On working with Shelly Long:

Bette Midler On working with Shelly Long: “I didn’t really get along very well with her.…

Bette Midler On working with Lily Tomlin:

Bette Midler On working with Lily Tomlin: “Well, Lily is really a perfectionist. I kept saying,…

Bette Midler: On Mae West’s Beauty Secret:

Bette Midler: On Mae West’s Beauty Secret: “ Enemas. Yeah, I heard that. Well, she didn’t…

Bette Midler: ‘I don’t like the extremes we’ve gone to with sexual exploitation. It’s like women are taking part in thdegradeir own ation.’ (2014)

Bette Midler: ‘I don’t like the extremes we’ve gone to with sexual exploitation. It’s like women…

Bette Midler: ‘It’s hard to get a job in movies over 40.

Bette Midler: ‘It’s hard to get a job in movies over 40. Glenn Close put it…

Bette Midler: “You don’t get multi-tasking entertainers any more.

Bette Midler: “You don’t get multi-tasking entertainers any more. Nowadays, “the comics don’t make music and…

Bette Midler: “Women now, they [have to] pose. They don’t want those ugly pictures of them on the internet, and I don’t blame them. It’s like a war! It’s poisonous, totally toxic If you get on that red carpet, you better be prepared for the results, truly.” (2014)

Bette Midler: “Women now, they [have to] pose. They don’t want those ugly pictures of them…

Hello Dolly! Tickets On Sale Now (Link & Prices In Article

Hello Dolly! Summary!   To Buy Tickets: Click Here! Back where they belong. Bette Midler. Hello,…

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…

“I made up my mind a long time ago–if you’re gonna read the good you gotta read the bad, too. And since I had no tolerance at all for even one bad word, even a suggestion, it became impossible for me to read not only reviews, but also any interview that I had ever given

Bette Midler: “I made up my mind a long time ago–if you’re gonna read the good…

BetteBack April 3, 1997: Being married and being Bette Midler not easy

Alton Telegraph April 3, 1997 You have to be careful what you say on the Internet.…

Bette Midler: “Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Social Media…It’s become “a perfect storm of useless information.” (Divine Intervention, 2015)

Bette Midler: “Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Social Media…It’s become “a perfect storm of useless information.” (Divine Intervention,…

Bruce Vilanch Comes To Bette Midler’s Defense On Her Caitlyn Jenner Joke

Instinct Magazine Is It Okay To Make Fun Of Caitlyn Jenner? Instinct Staff | September 6,…

Bette Midler On The Song Lullaby In Blue:

Bette Midler On The Song Lullaby In Blue: “It’s a very moving situation. I never heard…

Bette Midler On The Song I’m Beautiful:

Bette Midler On The Song I’m Beautiful: “It’s a very upbeat message. because it says something.…

Bette Midler On How She Got The Name Bathhouse Betty:

Bette Midler On How She Got The Name Bathhouse Betty: “I was in my house down…

Bette Midler’s Art Or Bust HBO Special premiered on August 18, 1984.

Bette Midler‘s Art Or Bust HBO Special premiered on August 18, 1984. How many of you…

Bette Midler On Her Favorite Kind Of Humor:

Bette Midler On Her Favorite Kind Of Humor: “The Monty Python group – they’re just staggering,…

Kim Kardashian Has One Last Word For Bette Midler, Proving Once Again, She Has No Sense Of Humor

Too Fab Kim Kardashian Is Still Clapping Back at Bette Midler: “No Need to Tear Someone…

Bette Midler On Making The Divine Miss M Album:

Bette Midler On Making The Divine Miss M Album: “I couldn’t really stand on my own…

Bette Midler On Her Show Vision:

Bette Midler On Her Show Vision: “Oh, no. I work with tacky sets. Things that are…

From An Intimate Evening With Bette:

From An Intimate Evening With Bette: “Did you like the TV special?” I did…I was real…

Bette Midler On Karen Carpenter and Helen Reddy:

Bette Midler On Karen Carpenter and Helen Reddy: “I can’t believe I’m on the same stage…

What Bette Midler, The Rock Goddess, Wants To Be:

What Bette Midler, The Rock Goddess, Wants To Be: “What I want is to be a…

Bette Midler On Being Brought Up Self Sufficient:

Bette Midler On Being Brought Up Self Sufficient: “I was never taught that little girls should…

Bette Midler On Being Just A Fad: “I’m not a freaky fad,” she says angrily. “What I do may be, but I’m not. If this doesn’t go, I’ll just find something else. I have stories to tell, characters I have to be. I’m not afraid…

Bette Midler On Being Just A Fad: “I’m not a freaky fad,” she says angrily. “What…

Bette Midler On Alice Cooper: “Alice is so super keen. One of these days I’m gonna get him to twitch my knockers.”

Bette Midler On Alice Cooper: “Alice is so super keen. One of these days I’m gonna…

Bette Midler On Hesitancy To Tell Sophie About Her Past: “I’ve really protected Sophie a lot. Maybe too much. We don’t watch TV and she doesn’t hear the news…

Bette Midler On Hesitancy To Tell Sophie About Her Past: “I’ve really protected Sophie a lot.…

Bette Midler On Society: “There’s too much emphasis on youth and beauty today, she maintains. What else is there – there’s youth, beauty, drugs and sex. The truth is there’s the real world and the world the media project on to the real world, which is not the real world…

Bette Midler On Society: “There’s too much emphasis on youth and beauty today, she maintains. What…

Bette Midler On Marruage And Divorce: “You know what I think, too many people have unrealistic expectations about life and marriage is a tough road…

Bette Midler On Marruage And Divorce: “You know what I think, too many people have unrealistic…

Bette Midler’s Chicken, Named Kim Kardashian, Died of a Yeast Infection

US Magazine Bette Midler’s Chicken, Named Kim Kardashian, Died of a Yeast Infection June 2, 2016…

On The Paparazzi: “The paparazzi haven’t been too much of a problem. You expect them at premieres and things. That’s your job. Let’s face it. But the other day my husband and I were having lunch at an outside cafe in New York.

On The Paparazzi: “The paparazzi haven’t been too much of a problem. You expect them at…

Bette Midler On Her Family: “We both very much wanted to get married,” she says. “My career has had its ups and downs but nothing compares to my family…

Bette Midler On Her Family: “We both very much wanted to get married,” she says. “My…

Bette Midler On Revenge: “Oh, revenge is very healthy. I like it. If I didn’t believe that what goes around comes around, I would have to kill myself. It is the cornerstone of my life.”

Bette Midler On Revenge: “Oh, revenge is very healthy. I like it. If I didn’t believe…

Bette Midler On Martin: “He was exactly what I was looking for,” said Bette. “I had nobody to tell my troubles to. And I wanted to settle down. I wanted to have a family…

Bette Midler On Martin: “He was exactly what I was looking for,” said Bette. “I had…

Bette Midler On Her Mother And Family: “I think I made her happy. I think we all did…I’m sorry. I get very emotional about these family issues… I don’t know why.”

Bette Midler On Her Mother And Family: “I think I made her happy. I think we…

Bette Midler On Success: “I didn’t die from it, I’m proud to say. I did survive it. And I survived it by being basically kind of cynical. I never let it go to my head…

Bette Midler On Success: “I didn’t die from it, I’m proud to say. I did survive…

On Experience The Divine Tour: The tour is called “Experience the Divine” but, snaps Midler, “it’ll probably be called `Experience the Profane’ by the time we get out there.”

On Experience The Divine Tour: The tour is called “Experience the Divine” but, snaps Midler, “it’ll…

Kendall & Kylie Jenner Confronted Bette Midler After Met Over Kardashian Disses

Hollywood Life Kendall & Kylie Jenner Confronted Bette Midler After Met Over Kardashian Disses Wed, May…

Met Gala: Hosted By Bette Midler’s Long Lashes Of Elegance

D-Listed Open Post: Hosted By Bette Midler’s Long Lashes Of Elegance May 3, 2016 / Posted…

What Are Your Top 3 Favorite Songs From Bette Midler’s Album, Bette?

What Are Your Top 3 Favorite Songs From Bette Midler‘s Album, Bette? That’s How Heartaches Are…

Becky With The Good Hair finally reveals herself to Beyonce

Daily Mirror Becky With The Good Hair finally reveals herself to Beyonce 15:17, 29 APR 2016…

A lot of people say that my life is wasted on me because I could be a bigger asshole than I am, but I’ve chosen not to be…

“A lot of people say that my life is wasted on me because I could be…