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Photo: Bette Midler Gets Married To Martin Von Haselberg

Bette Midler and Martin von Haselberg got married on  December 16, 1984 in Las Vegas, almost…

‘Hocus Pocus’ Director Kenny Ortega on Film’s Remake Without Bette Midler & Sarah Jessica Parker

9 Mews ‘Hocus Pocus‘ Director Kenny Ortega on Film’s Remake Without Bette Midler & Sarah Jessica…

[when asked by Parade magazine whether she will retire after her show in Las Vegas]

[when asked by Parade magazine whether she will retire after her show in Las Vegas] I…

BetteBack January 19, 1975: What Happened After The Cher Special Taping?

Lubbock Avalanche Journal January 19, 1975 When Cher Bono wrapped up taping her first CBS-TV special,…

Bette Midler On Briefly Appearing Half Nude At One Performance:

Bette Midler On Briefly Appearing Half Nude At One Performance: “Many people objected but to me…

BetteBack January 28, 2000: ‘Great’ Bette for a good time

The Boston Herald January 28, 2000 | Verniere, James “Isn’t She Great.” Rated R. At Copley…

BetteBack September 30, 1974: Bette Midler To Roast Johnny Carson At Charity Dinner

Anderson Herald Bulletin September 30, 1974 Anybody surprised that Bob Hope will be emcee at the…

BetteBack January 28, 2000: Isn’t She Great? No. Grating? Yes.

Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL) January 28, 2000 | Gire, Dann “Isn’t She Great” Written by…

BetteBack September 21, 1974: How Come We Don’t Hear More About Bette Midler Lately?

San Mateo Times September 21, 1974 I just love Bette Midler. How come we don’t read…

BetteBack April 14, 1974: Rock stars easily refuse big Las Vegas offers

Salina Journal April 14, 1974 Alice Cooper dropped in to see Liza Minnelli perform at the…

BetteBack December 12, 1973: Bette Midler On Singing ‘God Bless The Child’

Corpus Christi Times December 12, 1973 Bette Midler, 27, is a native of Hawaii. She went…

BetteBack December 11, 1973: It s a sick. sick sick sick world

Bradford Era December 11, 1973 It s a sick. sick. sick sick world Bette Midler s…

BetteBack November 25, 1973: MGM Grand Ends Negotiations With Bette Midler

Lubbock Avalanche Journal November 25, 1973 LAS VEGAS BUFFS are probably awaiting with anticipation the opening…

Bette Midler On Life And Aging:

Bette Midler On Life And Aging: “The teenagers think that life is over when a person…

Bette Midler: “I don’t know if I should sing to you or talk to you about the advantages of a reverse mortgage” (Divine Intervention, 2015)

Bette Midler: “I don’t know if I should sing to you or talk to you about…

Bette Midler: “Aren’t my girls wonderful? They used to be fact-checkers at FOX News. Then I snatched them up, and nobody knew they were gone!” (Divine Intervention, 2015)

Bette Midler: “Aren’t my girls wonderful? They used to be fact-checkers at FOX News. Then I…

Bette Midler On Her Funny Lady Image:

Bette Midler On Her Funny Lady Image: “I’ll keep that. I think it’s important. I love…

BetteBack October 24, 1996: ‘First Wives’ review revealed male bias

South Holland Star October 24, 1996 To the Editor: I don’t often write letters to editors.…

Age Ain’t Nothin’ But a Number: Sia & Other Artists Who Topped the Hot 100 After 40

BillBoard Age Ain’t Nothin’ But a Number: Sia & Other Artists Who Topped the Hot 100…

On Kiss My Brass: “I always want a beautiful stage show. When I fell in love with the theater, I really fell in love with colored lights and glittery costumes…

On Kiss My Brass: “I always want a beautiful stage show. When I fell in love…

On Kiss My Brass: “I’m starting to think, ‘Enough already with the fishtails.’ At this stage of the game it’s a lot of work and too much hopping. Even getting into the tail is a major struggle.”

On Kiss My Brass: “I’m starting to think, ‘Enough already with the fishtails.’ At this stage…

On Entertaining The Masses: “I’ve tried to keep it cheerful and upbeat, and not so dark, The trend over the last 9 or 10 years has been toward so much darkness…

On Entertaining The Masses: “I’ve tried to keep it cheerful and upbeat, and not so dark,…

On Trashiness In Show Biz: “Hey, wait a minute. I should talk, right? Who am I to throw stones.? I practically invented trashiness. You get to the point where you say, ‘The line has been definitely crossed now’. But I never meant to cross that line”

On Trashiness In Show Biz: “Hey, wait a minute. I should talk, right? Who am I…

BetteBack August 18, 1995: Richard Dreyfuss Bows Out Of “That Old Feeling”

Cedar Rapids Gazette August 18, 1995 “Foul!” cry Richard Dreyfuss’ reps to reports that he’s bowed…

Carole Bayer Sager Lands Deal With Simon & Schuster

Galley Cat Carole Bayer Sager Lands Deal With Simon & Schuster By Maryann Yin on Mar.…

BetteBack May 23, 1992: Goodbye Johnny Carson!

Lethbridge Herald May 23, 1992 Thursday night’s show, the last with celebrity guests and a public…

BetteBack Review November 30, 1991: “For the Boys” presents Midler in her full-blown glory

Kokomo Tribune November 30, 1991 Since her astonishing debut in “The Rose,” the full realization of…

BetteBack March 27, 1991: Bette Midler Slides On The HollyWood Powerful List (One Of Few Stars To Make It)

Mount Carmel Daily Republican Register March 27, 1991 HOLLYWOOD POWER SHUFFLE: Superagent Michael Ovitz is ranked…

BetteBack May 17, 2010: Another Loosely Translated Article…Gets A Little Politically Charged…Showgirl Period

Billboard’s Top Concert BoxScore Charts

All of Bette Midler‘s Divine Intervention Shows entered Billboard’s Top Concert BoxScore Charts this week. All…

Divine Intervention Meet and Greets: Bette Midler and Lady Puffy

DIVINE INTERVENTION TOUR, SAP Center, San Jose, Ca. , May 26, 2015 I walked over to…

Song Facts: Wind Beneath My Wings

It was in 1982 when Nashville songwriters Jeff Silbar and Larry Henley wrote and recorded the…

Bette Midler: Divine Intervention on tour

Post-Examiner Bette Midler: Divine Intervention on tour May 15, 2015 The Divine Miss M is back…

Bette Midler knows who the star really is

Denver Post Bette Midler knows who the star really is By Ray Mark Rinaldi Denver Post…

Bette Midler talks ‘Divine Intervention,’ driving in Atlanta and covering TLC

Atlanta Journal Bette Midler talks ‘Divine Intervention,’ driving in Atlanta and covering TLC May 8, 2015…

From Celine To Mariah – Caesars Palace’s Highest Wattage Pop-Star Residencies

Billboard From Celine To Mariah – Caesars Palace’s Highest Wattage Pop-Star Residencies 3/19/2015 A look back…

BetteBack October 30, 1988: Lainie Kazan Plays Bette Midler’s Mother In Beaches

Anderson Herald Bulletin October 30, 1988 QUESTION: What’s this about Lainie Kazan, the ever-chubby singer-actress, losing…

Fifteen Movie Homes And What They’re Worth (Hocus Pocus)

Mental Floss The Real Values of 15 Movie Homes Maeve Kannar It’s hard to imagine Steve…

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…

DMM New Year’s Eve Vegas – 1999 (Article And Audio)

New York Daily News BACK FOR Y2K: MISS M! BETTE HITS TOWN ON THE ROAD TO…

Bette Midler To Tour In 2015

New York Daily News Divinity has arrived in the Bronx — with a huge pair of…

BetteBack November 2, 1986: Is Bette’s Husband Harry Or Martin?

Santa Ana Orange County Register November 2, 1986 Q Bette Midler is supposed to be pregnant…

Bette Seeks Therapy After Las Vegas Residency

Contact Bette Midler – Bette Midler Needed Therapy After Las Vegas Residency 18 December 2012 Veteran…

BetteBack 1976: Midler Meets Las Vegas (March 25, 1976)

Albuquerque Tribune Midler meets Las Vegas March 25, 1976 LAS VEGAS, NEV.-The two weeks of April…

Reminder: Ask Bette A Question For “Parade” Interview!

Do you have a burning question for Bette Midler? We want Bette Midler fans to submit their…

Bette Midler Plum Tuckered Out After Las Vegas Residency

Hollywood Bette Midler suffered with exhaustion after Las Vegas residency Monday, November 12, 2012 The Oscar…

BetteBack Gossip: Bette Didn’t Want To Work Vegas

Middlesboro Daily News By Earl Wilson November 30, 1973 Bette Midler, who doesn’t want to work…

BetteBack: Margo On Bette’s Fashion Sense ~ July 4, 1972

News Journal Mansfield Ohio Margo On Fashion July 4, 1972 I guess you could call Bette…

BetteBack August 6, 1972: The Cult Of Bette

Salina Journal Singer has an eager following August 6, 1972 Bette Midler, who rose to fame…

Billboard Korea Premieres K-Pop Masters Event Presented By MGM Grand Friday, November 25. Marketing Weekly News…

Las Vegas Conservative Examiner: Streisand/Midler Symbols Of All That’s Wrong With Our Country

Examiner.com Streisand equals Leftist ideology; Republican Primary candidates equal hypocrisy Sara Crusade, Las Vegas Conservative Examiner September…

BetteBack: Bette Gets Married! 1984

The Galveston Daily News Three entertainers marry Tuesday Morning, December 18,1984 LOS A N G E…

For The Aussies: The Showgirl Must Go On Airs On TV April 16

TV Tonight Airdate: Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On By David Knox on April 7,…

Midler Wants To Go Country

Star Tribune Mellower Midler is still a best Bette By KRISTIN TILLOTSON, Star Tribune January 15,…

BetteBack: Bette, The Clotheshorse!

Margo Mansfield News Journal July 4, 1972, Mansfield, Ohio I guess you could call Bette Midler…

What (cat) life number are you in now? “I think I’m in number 8.”

Inquirer Entertainment / Entertainment ONLY IN HOLLYWOOD Only in Hollywood : Bette Midler loves Cebu inmates’…