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BetteBack October 22, 1975: Liza Disses Bette!

New York Post October 22, 1975 I guess you know there’s a card-carrying, triple-A feud going…

BetteBack Sep 4, 1975: Paul Simon Disses Miss M Over Recording

Newark Advocate Sep 4, 1975 Paul Simon‘s new single, “Gone At Last” features Phoebe Snow singing…

10 legendary gay icons and how they earned their titles

Fansided 10 legendary gay icons and how they earned their titles by Marco Saveriano June 24,…

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

Lawton Constitiution May 14, 1975 “Clams on the Half Shell,” Minskoff Theatre — The Divine Miss…

NYRP Hulaween: Just like Bette Midler, YOU TOO can be simply DIVINE!

Bette Midler sporting costumes from ‘Fellini Hulaweenie,’ ‘Hell’s Night on Hulaween Island,’ and ‘Hulaween in the…

OPINION: Do straight people deserve to be classified as gay icons? Billboard declares Ariana Grande as the gay icon of her generation, but people are fuming

Gay Star News OPINION: Do straight people deserve to be classified as gay icons? by James…

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…

BetteBack December 6, 1974: Is the Divine Miss M (Bette Midler) going to have her ABC Special soon?

Burlington Daily Times News December 6, 1974 Is the Divine Miss M (Bette Midler) going to…

BetteBack September 14, 1974: Bette Midler, Among Others To Receive The MLLE Award

Appleton Post Crescent September 14, 1974 Mademoiselle magazine will stage its 30th annual awards presentation at…

BetteBack July 27, 1974: What’s With The Divine Mr. J Film?

Tucson Daily Citizen July 27, 1974 Q: What’s this about Bette Midler making her film debut…

BetteBack April 1974: Bette Midler by Bette Midler

Bette Midler: Bette Midler (Atlantic) April 1974 ALL THIS diverse material – old Broadway show tunes,…

BetteBack December 14, 1973: Bette Midler Comes Down To Earth On Second Album

Wheeling Herald December 14, 1973 “Bette Midler” (Atlantic records). The Divine Miss M has come down…

BetteBack December 6, 1973: Bette Midler To Receive Entertainer Of The Year Award

Kenosha News December 6, 1973 Sammy Davis, Jr. was named “ Entertainer of the y e…

BetteBack November 30, 1998: Miss M’s Horoscope For 1998

Naugatuck Daily News November 30, 1998 Multitalented performer Bette Midler has her sun and Mercury in…

BetteBack October 8, 1973: It had been a bad few days for Bette Midler

Albuquerque Journal October 8, 1973 By the time Bette Midler began the second half of her…

BetteBack June 24, 1998: Liz Smith Compares Sandra Bernhard To Bette Midler

Indiana Gazette August 8, 1998 The other night I caught Sandra Bernhard’s HBO special. Seven months…

BetteBack July 25, 1973: Bette Midler Prepares For New Tour

San Mateo Times July 25, 1973 Bette Midler, who is preparing another national tour beginning .Aug.30…

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 July 14, 1973: Bette Midler To Release Second Album Soon

Kenosha News July 14, 1973 Bette Midler, the new singing sensation, will star in her first…

BetteBack July 4, 1973: Bette Who?

Salt Lake Tribune July 4, 1973 When Martin” Starger, president of ABC Entertainment, announced his network…

BetteBack June 30, 1973: Bette Midler To Appear At Lee Strasberg Theater

San Mateo Times June 30, 1973 Bette‘ Midler has been added to the list of weekly…

BetteBack April 11, 1973: Bette Midler Flounces And Minces

Redlands Daily Facts April 11, 1973 BERKELEY, Calif. — (NEA) — She flounces and minces, coos…

BetteBack April 5, 1973: Bette Midler Feeds You Some Emotion

Arcadia Tribune April 5, 1973 This week it s equal time for female singers, but only…

BetteBack March 23, 1973: The Divine Miss M Hits The Top 5 On The Charts

Van Nuys News March 23, 1973 It looks as if Roberta Flack has become a permanent…

BetteBack March 3, 1973: Bette Midler Hits Troy

Bennington Banner March 3, 1973 The ice underfoot, thinly covered with sheets of wood, fends a…

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: “The music business is so treacherous and crowded. There’s people who can barely sing, but that doesn’t stop them.”

Bette Midler: “The music business is so treacherous and crowded. There’s people who can barely sing,…

Bette Midler: “Oh, I don’t think connecting with an audience is something that most of today’s young artists consider.”

Bette Midler: “Oh, I don’t think connecting with an audience is something that most of today’s…

Bette Midler: “I miss being unreachable Remember when people were afraid of being followed?” (Divine Intervention, 2015)

Bette Midler: “I miss being unreachable Remember when people were afraid of being followed?” (Divine Intervention,…

Bette Midler Re-Issuing Remastered ‘The Divine Miss M,’ Mentoring on ‘The Voice’

Billboard Bette Midler Re-Issuing Remastered ‘The Divine Miss M,’ Mentoring on ‘The Voice’ 9/9/2016 by Billboard…

Bette Midler: “I could kick myself for not having the brains to monetize my sex life. I could’ve been a billionaire at 30!” (Divine Intervention, 2015)

Bette Midler: “I could kick myself for not having the brains to monetize my sex life.…

Bette Midler: “Everyone likes to sing along to this next song. Please don’t. There’s only room for one diva in this hockey arena, and that’d be me.”

Bette Midler: “Everyone likes to sing along to this next song. Please don’t. There’s only room…

Bette Midler: “Haley’s Comet comes once every 76 years and so do I” (Divine Intervention, 2015)

Bette Midler: “Haley’s Comet comes once every 76 years and so do I” (Divine Intervention, 2015)…

Bette Midler On What’s Next For The Divine Miss M:

Bette Midler On What’s Next For The Divine Miss M: “Next? Sanitation commissioner of New York…

Bette Midler On The Show Biz Establishment:

Bette Midler On The Show Biz Establishment: “I was trying to get jobs in the theater,…

Bette Midler On The Show Biz Establishment:

Bette Midler On The Show Biz Establishment: “When I decided that I didn’t want to look…

Bette Midler On What She Might Do After The Rose:

Bette Midler On What She Might Do After The Rose: “I might do an opera, who…

BetteBack October 15, 1973: Getting “enough” from Miss M

Chicago Tribune October 15, 1973 WELL, CAN ANYONE not know who Bette Midler is by now?…

Bette Midler On Coming Into Her Own:

Bette Midler On Coming Into Her Own: “I kept trying to be like everyone else, but…

Hello Dolly Updates

Hello Dolly! – Bette Midler Tickets should go on sale mid-September around the 18th or 19th…

Bette Midler reveals what she had to do to taste success

Starts At 60 Bette Midler reveals what she had to do to taste success Aug 23…

Bette Midler’s Family Has the Craziest Pool House: “It’s Like a Mullet”

Elle Decor HOUSE TOUR: Bette Midler‘s Minimalist, Moroccan-Inspired Pool House In New York By Nancy Hass…

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…

Bette Midler Disses The Kardashians Again: Rob’s Sharing A Stepchild With Kylie Jenner?

Hollywood Life Bette Midler Disses The Kardashians Again: Rob’s Sharing A Stepchild With Kylie Jenner? Thu,…

Bette Midler On Adopting New Personas:

Bette Midler On Adopting New Personas: “Even today, I love slipping into a new persona as…

Divine Intervention Meet And Greets: Gary And Hilary Quinn And Bette Midler

We had our meet and greet with Bette on 26 June at MSG. The show was…

What Would Kylie Minogue Sing If Auditioning For “The Voice?”

Daily Mail She’s one of the biggest names in music, but what would Kylie Minogue sing…

A Diva DVD Christmas: Which One’s The Best?

Metro Weekly A Diva DVD Christmas Chances are your favorite diva has got a concert DVD…

Margaret Cho Speaks Of Bette Midler And New CD

Mister D: This little tidbit came from Tim Park’s Media Ho blog. You can read the…

“Sweet Jesus” Is Bette In This Movie?

Press Release Source: Interscope Records On Monday August 23, 2010, 6:00 am EDT NEW YORK, Aug.…