BootLeg Betty

“When my guts tell me to go, I go. I wanted to go last year (2002) but I wasn’t strong enough. . . .

“When my guts tell me to go, I go. I wanted to go last year (2002)…

“You have to hang on to your health,” says Midler, who turned 58 on Dec. 1.

“You have to hang on to your health,” says Midler, who turned 58 on Dec. 1.…

If you let your character define your personality instead of keeping your true self separate, your character will get you. (Rolling Stone: December 9, 1982)

If you let your character define your personality instead of keeping your true self separate, your…

As for being categorized, I don’t think anyone could categorize me at all because I]m beginning to get all kinds of people now.

As for being categorized, I don’t think anyone could categorize me at all because I]m beginning…

BetteBack February 22, 1973: Pop Music

The Harvard Crimson Pop Music February 22, 1973 Bette Midler. You have to go all the…

BetteBack February 19, 1973: After A While Bette Is Infectious

The Chicago Tribune February 19, 1973 WELL, I may as well come out with this without…

BetteBack June 22, 1995: VH-1 Honors Aims To Be An Event

Burlington Times News June 22, 1995 If you want to do music live on TV, you…

Notes From Bette’s Talk On SandyLand Today With Sandra Bernhard

  Favorite Tree: European Birch Trump is like an addiction. You can’t turn him off. She…

It’s best not to be too pompous about yourself…

It’s best not to be too pompous about yourself,” she says. “It’s better not to need…

BetteBack February 25, 1994: Judge Dismisses Martha Raye’s Lawsuit Against Bette Midler

Kokomo Tribune February 25, 1994 LOS ANGELES (AP) — “For the Boys,” wasn’t for Martha Raye,…

BetteBack July 28,1993: Judge tosses out part of Martha Raye suit against Bette Midler

Kokomo (Ind.) Tribune Judge tosses out part of suit Wednesday, July 28,1993 LOS ANGELES (AP) —…

BetteBack September 16, 1991: Gala raises $1 million to fight AIDS; Bette Midler Honored

Syracuse Herald Journal September 16, 1991 LOS ANGELES — A glitzy show billed as Hollywood’s largest…

BetteBack April 14, 1990: Tom Waits Sues Commercial Based On Bette Midler Case

Santa Fe New Mexican April 14, 1990 Musician Tom Waits said that the first time he…

BetteBack October 31, 1989: Midler Talks About The Copyright Lawsuit

Kokomo Tribune October 31, 1989 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Entertainer Bette Midler will be $400,000 richer…

BetteBack July 28, 1993: Martha Raye Part II

Daily Globe People & Places July 28, 1993 LOS ANGELES CAP) — A j u d…

BetteBack January 10, 1993: More On Midler vs Raye

Kokomo Tribune Personality Parade January 10, 1993 Q One of my favorite films of the past…