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Backstage at the Oscars: Highlights that didn’t make the broadcast of the 91st Academy Awards

APThe Oscars: Jennifer Hudson and Bette Midler came prepared By LINDSEY BAHR February 25, 2019 Backstage…

What Will Be The Watercooler Talk At Work After The Oscars? And I Hope It Is

Breaking DriftThis week on The Score – Who will win this year’s Oscars?  By Rick SincereFebruary…

Oscars 2019: How to Watch and Stream the Academy Awards – And The Nominees Are…

The 91st Academy Awards air live this Sunday, February 24th Mister D: I didn’t know Lady…

17 Pop Stars Who Successfully Crossed Over Into Film

Vogue17 Pop Stars Who Successfully Crossed Over Into Filmby ORLA PENTELOW01/23/2019 As pop star Lady Gaga…

White Christmas: The 10 Best Versions

Billboard Magazine10 Best Versions of ‘White Christmas’by Xavier Piedra11/30/2018 “White Christmas” is known for being one…

Banned Karaoke Songs! And Yes, Bette Midler Is On The List

Readers Digest Banned Karaoke Songs! posted by Kelly Bryant – Jul 31, 2018 6:01AM Sure, there…

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,…

Audio: Lady Gaga Vs Bette Midler – A Million Reasons And A Rose (Sir Hank Mashup)

Lady Gaga Vs Bette Midler – A Million Reasons And A Rose (Sir Hank Mashup) (Audio)

How do ya’ll feel about this? Somebody took Bette’s The Rose and overlayed Lady Gaga’s voice…

Lady Gaga, Bette Midler, Stephen Colbert & More React to Trump Firing Steve Bannon

Billboard Lady Gaga, Bette Midler, Stephen Colbert & More React to Trump Firing Steve Bannon 8/18/2017…

on the ‘girl bands’ of her youth] The Ronettes, The Chiffons, The Marvelettes, The Crystals.. they were completely and utterly wholesome and whimsical.

on the ‘girl bands’ of her youth] The Ronettes, The Chiffons, The Marvelettes, The Crystals.. they…

Freak Show Review: Worthwhile For It’s Main Actor

Das Kulture FREAKSHOW Posted on February 20, 2017 By Konrad Kögler The “Freak Show” by Trudie…

BetteBack December 10, 1973: Bette Midler Worried About First Night Stiffs At The Palace

Middlesboro Daily News December 10, 1973 New York –Bette Midler‘ll haul down about $,100,000 for three…

BetteBack December 7, 1973: Bette Midler – the biggest grosser in the history of the Palace

Madison Wisconsin State December 7, 1973 NEW YORK – Bette Midler will haul down about $300,000…

Bette Midler’s New Film ‘Freak Show’ To Play At Berlin Film Festival (Feb 9 -18, 2017)

Hollywood Reporter Berlin Film Festival Reveals Final Films in Generations Sidebars Aimed at Young Audiences 9:59…

BetteBack October 4, 1973: Bette Midler – At least we ll be able to say we knew her When

Albuquerque Journal October 4, 1973 They call her Bette (rhymes with fret) Midler She calls herself…

The 6 best celebrity feuds of a very petty year

Mashable The 6 best celebrity feuds of a very petty year BY TRICIA GILBRIDE December 31,…

Bette Midler reveals which ‘Divine Miss M’ song she wasn’t ‘crazy about’, roadblocks, and Manilow feud

Sunday Today Bette Midler reveals which ‘Divine Miss M’ song she wasn’t ‘crazy about’ By Shane…

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…

Bette Midler To Appear At The FOLD Festival October 8 At Forest Hills Stadium In Queens

Konbini Nile Rodgers Is Bringing All The Disco Legends To NYC, And We Can’t Help But…

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…

BetteBack January 17, 1997: Miss M is Divine in Las Vegas

Santa Ana Orange County Register January 17, 1997 That Bette Midler! One minute, she gets down…

Garry Marshall: Favorite Scenes From Some Of His Movies

Chicago Tribune Love Essentially: Garry Marshall inspired audiences in love and romance By Jackie Pilossoph July…

‘American Horror Story’: 13 Pop Stars We’d Cast in the Next Season

Billboard ‘American Horror Story‘: 13 Pop Stars We’d Cast in the Next Season 7/8/2016 By Patrick…

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

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BetteBack April 5, 1996: Bette Midler Joins Tribute To Rosemary Clooney

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago April 5, 1996 “Rosemary Clooney’s DemiCentennial” (A&E Home Video, 90 minutes, $19.95)…

BetteBack February 26, 1995: A Look At Grammy’s Best New Artist’s Past

Burlington Hawk Eye February 26, 1995 Whatever happened to … In the Grammy world, there are…

The best new stuff on Amazon Prime Video this week

Radio Times The best new stuff on Amazon Prime Video this week By Ellie Walker-Arnott Tuesday…

Lady Gaga: She Understands Fame’s Often-Substanceless Nature Better Than Anybody, To Be Perceived As A Risk-Taker By Risking Nothing

Time Lady Gaga’s Oscars Will Prove She’s Pop’s Reigning Champion Daniel D’Addario @DPD_ Feb. 26, 2016…

BetteBack December 26, 1993: Top 10 Concerts Of 1993

Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph December 26, 1993 The cultural phenomenon known as the Grateful Dead was…

Bette Midler’s Retro Crack PSA Is Everything

The Gay UK Bette Midler’s Retro Crack PSA Is Everything Newsdesk DATE 25th February 2016 The…

PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly Editorial Director Jess Cagle Shares His Most Memorable Oscar Moments

People PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly Editorial Director Jess Cagle Shares His Most Memorable Oscar Moments BY…

BetteBack December 24, 1993: Top Concerts Of The Year (1993)

Hutchinson News December 24, 1993 The cultural phenomenon known as the Grateful Dead was the top…

David Bowie tribute will star Debbie Harry, Pixies, Mumford & Sons and Bette Midler

The Guardian David Bowie tribute will star Debbie Harry, Pixies, Mumford & Sons and Bette Midler…

Bette Midler Up For Royal Bank of Scotland British LGBT Awards Held May 13, 2016 – Register To Vote

Daily Star The Royal Bank of Scotland British LGBT Awards February 17, 2016   19 Nov…

Lady Gaga Pay Tribute To David Bowie At The Grammy’s To Mixed Response

Mister D: One magazine said the tribute looked like Bette Midler was forced to do it last second…

Fifteen Movies for People Who Hate Valentine’s Day

Time Magazine 15 Movies for People Who Hate Valentine’s Day Eliza Berman @lizabeaner Feb. 12, 2016…

BetteBack December 5, 1993: Top 10 Concerts This Week

Lethbridge Herald December 5, 1993 TOP CONCERT GROSSES 1. Michael Jackson, 812,543,400, Mexico City, five days…

Sophie Von Haselberg: How To Crash Your Mom’s Photo Shoot

W Magazine How to Crash a Marc Jacobs Campaign With Your Mom Actress Sophie von Haselberg…

2014 – Bette Midler, Lady Gaga, Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey arrive at 2014 Oscars

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Oscar Predictions: Lady Gaga – “She’s Becoming Bette Midler…”

Inside The Magic Oscar Predictions: “Star Wars” should dominate the sound categories IN DISNEY, ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES,…

Bette Midler Stars In New Marc Jacobs Campaign & Here’s Why

Bustle Bette Midler Stars In New Marc Jacobs Campaign & You Need To See The Epic…

Top 25 Richest Female Musicians (Part 1 & 2) Part 3 Coming Soon!

Top 25 Richest Female Musicians PPCorn.com December 28, 2015 Female musicians have been having a moment…

Bette Loses A Grammy Nod To These Artists:

  • The Silver Lining: The Songs Of Jerome Kern Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap [RPM…

On The Road To Making The Sophie Tucker Story With Bette Midler

The Citizen ‘Outrageous’ ode: The little-known Auburn connection of one of vaudeville’s biggest stars September 06,…

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…

Bette Talks Show Biz, It’s The Girls, Sleeping In Separate Rooms, Keeping Grounded, And Touring

Bette Midler, Gay Marriage and the End of Gay Culture

THE GAY CURMUDGEON Bette Midler, Gay Marriage and the End of Gay Culture By Paul Hallasy…

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 16, 1990: Bette Midler’s Horoscope For 1990 By Sydney Omarr

Santa Fe New Mexican January 16, 1990 Bette Midler: Outspoken Sagittarian actress Bette Midler will not…

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,…

Bette Midler talks girl groups and her 20th concert tour

Tampa Bay Times Bette Midler talks girl groups and her 20th concert tour Tuesday, May 5,…

Bette Midler: I live by three commandments

XPose Bette Midler: I live by three commandments April 23, 2015 Bette Midler insists she’s a…

Bette Midler Talks Hawaii, The Jewish Experience, Broadway, And Movies

The Times Of Israel Bette Midler talks Jewish shop on London tour stop While promoting her…

Bette Midler Defends Miley Cyrus And Rihanna

Hollywood.com Bette Midler: ‘Twerking is harmless’ BY: WENN.COM NOV 19, 2014 | 8:30AM EST ...  Read More

Pre-Sale, VIP Packages On Sale Seattle, WA Is Nov 19th

KeyArena, Seattle, WA Onsale Dates and Times •NOV•19WED American Express Cardmember Presale  10:00 PST Ends Fri, November 21, 2014 at 00:00…

Classic Artists Get An Infusion From The Young

Washington Post Bette Midler covers TLC’s ‘Waterfalls’ while Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga hit PBS By…

Pop vets draw inspiration from the past this fall

Pop vets draw inspiration from the past this fall Elysa Gardner, USA TODAY 5:01 p.m. EDT…

The 12 Greatest Female Gay Icons of All Time By Michael Musto

Out Magazine The 12 Greatest Female Gay Icons of All Time 8.25.2014 BY MICHAEL MUSTO Who…

A Thank You From Bette

A gigantic MWAAAH to all of you for coming through for our kids! We have exceeded…

Musicians: Streaming will sweep us into poverty

By ERIK SHERMAN MONEYWATCH July 23, 2014, 6:00 AM Musicians: Streaming will sweep us into poverty…

Dining With The Stars! Top 50 Restaurants For Celebrity Sightings

Parade Dining With The Stars! Top 50 Restaurants For Celebrity Sightings Posted: Thursday, June 5, 2014 3:23…

Video: Bette Midler On The Insider This Morning

Bette Midler took over a Manhattan Barnes & Noble store for a book signing for the…

Carole King Named MusiCares Person of the Year; Bette Midler, James Taylor, Lady Gaga and More Will Perform

Playbill Carole King Named MusiCares Person of the Year; Bette Midler, James Taylor, Lady Gaga and…

MTV Video Music Awards Sunday Night

In 1984 Dan Aykroyd and Bette Midler hosted an award show at Radio City Music Hall.…

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…

Some Notes On Bette Midler’s Appearance On Oprah

  * She loved doing Vegas, but had adrenal failure towards the end (extremely fatigued) *…

Book Review: Cyndi Lauper ~ A Memoir

The Telegraph Cyndi Lauper‘s new memoir shows she had more fun than Madonna By Bernadette McNulty…

2 Articles Take On Lady Gaga And The Tactics Of The Little Monsters

Mister D: I’ll open this up with a snippet from another article from the Huffington Post:…

Who Else Started In A Bathhouse Like Bette Midler? Why Judy Tenuta!

NBC Bay Area‎ Judy Tenuta‘s New Book — in Blonde Comedienne’s new tome has the funny,…

Mainstream Use Of Pot And The Divide Between The Law

Mister D: Not sure where this article got the information that Bette still smokes pot since…

Eyewear Gone Divine

CBS Baltimore Celebrities Gaga Over Baltimore Designer’s Extravagant Eye Wear January 20, 2012 (not a true…

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…

Celebrate The 12 Divas Of Christmas

Windy City Times Pop Making Sense by David Byrne with Tony Peregrin 2011-11-23 This holiday season,…

Kelly Clarkson Talks Favorite Divas

mjsbigblog Kelly Clarkson Dishes On Broadway And Lady Gaga 11/12/2011 Up first, Kelly dishes about heading…

Let Lady Gaga Have It!

The Washington Post Bette Midler to auction her costume collection, suggests Lady Gaga purchase it By…

Oh No, Lady Gaga Does It Again! Madonna, Bette, Annie, And Now…Stevie Nicks!

Gather Is Lady Gaga Now Copying Stevie Nicks? by Jim Kane September 12, 2011 11:20 AM…

Attn All BetteHeads!!! TV Show Based In London Looking For Bette Midler SuperFans

"We are looking for Superfans for a new TV Show about celebrities and their Superfans. Are…

BetteBack: The Battle For Top Billing!

Winnipeg Free Press PEOPLE November 29, 2011 Shelley Long and Bette Midler both have reputations for…

Who’s In Line To Win ‘Best Variety’ Emmy?

Los Angeles Times Can Lady Gaga squash Oprah and Pee-wee Herman at the Emmys? August 31,…

Lady Gaga: Not Again! Say It Ain’t So!

E Online Not Again! Did Jo Calderone—Er, Lady Gaga—Rip Off Annie Lennox‘s Gender-Bending Past?! Today 7:39…

Bette Midler And Billy Crystal To Make Baseball Movie?

KMPH News Billy Crystal Talks Exclusively To KMPH News Posted: Aug 28, 2011 10:33 PM CDT…

Since Bette Midler In 1984, MTV Goes Emcee-Less For Upcoming MTV Video Awards

International Business Times No Host for the MTV Video Music Awards, Confirmed August 26, 2011 Another…

Fight For Your Rights!

InfosFashion.com From Kim K to Lindsay Lohan: Celebs Who are Sue Happy August 19th, 2011 From…

Road to the Emmys: Variety, Musical or Comedy Special

Variety Fri., Aug. 19, 2011, 4:00am PT ‘Kennedy Center’ seeks threepeat Road to the Emmys: Variety,…

Lucille Ball On Bette (Thanks Erik!)

Lucille Ball mentioned Bette in this 1980 article from People, located here: http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20075802,00.html The quote: Who…

Katy Perry: The New Bette Midler? Say What?

THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Katy Perry: candy-coated pop perfection at Nokia August 6th, 2011, 6:00 pm…

Awww, Lady Bunny 66 Can Be Sexy, Too!

Huffington Post RuPaul’s Drag U: Lady Bunny John Gascot I have fond (if not a bit…

Lady Gaga Brings Up Copying On Jimmy Kimmel

Mister D: Actually she reads very flippant about her copying in this article, but to be…

Bette Midler Thinks He’s Divine

Montreal Gazette Vegas impressionist Eddie Edwards out-divas Cher, Bette and Babs in Montreal July 29-30 July…

Concerning Lady Gaga, Madonna Tells Bette To Let It Go

Star Magazine Stargazing Malene Arpe July 25, 2011 Bette Midler accuses Lady Gaga of stealing her…

Others Lady Gaga Has Been Accused Of Copying Besides Bette!

OMG! Bette Midler is One of Many Artists Lady Gaga Has Been Accused of Copying By…

Look/Sound-A-Likes In Commercials

HULIQ Kim Kardashian vs. Old Navy, is it really a look-alike? Submitted by Paula Duffy on…

Meet Actor Dylan Hartigan

Patch Ramapo’s Dylan Hartigan: Actor, Singer, Video Game Player Local teen has been in the business…

‘Mermaidgate’ Goes International;Bette Offers Olive Branch;Gaga’s Silent;Little Monsters In Denial

Mister D: There’s not much to add to all the posts I’ve already made. The majority…

GaGa Over Delores: A Different Perspective

Ramp Up Lady Gaga performs in a wheelchair. Why all the fuss? by Stella Young 15…

Mister D’s Playlist Is Up (June 2011)

New music is up in Mister D’s Playlist featuring music from Lady Gaga, Nona Hendryx, Jennifer…

Divas And The Cheese Factor

Quad-Cities Online Lady Gaga isn’t the first diva to cut the cheese By Hunter Hauk March…

SmartTalk: From A BetteHeads Point Of View (Thanks TJ)

Mister D: TJ wants everyone to know that he is not quoting Bette verbatim, but this…

Could hosting the VMAs be the most unrewarding job in Hollywood?

Popwatch.com Could hosting the VMAs be the most unrewarding job in Hollywood? by Tanner Stransky Could…

“Sweet Jesus” Is Bette In This Movie?

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

The Tinkerbell Syndrome (Thanks Hales On Wheels)

Mail Online The Tinker Bell syndrome: Can being small in stature drive ambition? By JANE GORDON Last updated…

Adam Baran: “Queens need to come and get schooled by Bette!” or Bette Midler as the Original Gaga

PAPERMAG Ira Sachs and Adam Baran on “Queer/Art/Film” and Bette Midler as the Original Gaga BY…

Don’t Insult Gay Icons Like Bette Midler

Mediaite.com New York Times Insults Lady Gaga by Redefining “Gay Icon” by Michael Triplett | 5:56…

Is She Or Isn’t She? Sweet Baby Jesus!

Mister D: I’m still getting word from Bette’s camp that this is not officially confirmed yet,…

Bette Midler To Guest At Carnegie Hall Tonight (Almay Rainforest Concert)

Mister D: I asked and Bette will not be performing…at the least, she is not on…