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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…

BetteBack December 12, 1998: Bette And Cher Show Up At The Billboard Music Awards

Indiana Gazette December 12, 1998 Bette Midler and Cher were quite something at the Billboard Music…

BetteBack October 31, 1998: Bette Midler Gets A Reunion Of Sorts

Northwest Florida Daily October 31, 1998 Roseanne orchestrated a little reunion for Bette Midler with her…

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 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

All Music September 1998 This 12-song album tries to be all things to all Bette Midler…

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 Singing:

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

Bette Midler On Her Character:

Bette Midler On Her Character: “I’d like to think of myself as a positive kind of…

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

    Bette Midler as “The Rose” (Photo by Christy Labonte) Bette with guest and Darlene…

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 Second Leg Of Experience The Divine:

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

Bette Midler On Clams:

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

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 On Marriage:

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

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 Singing State Songs In Concert:

Bette Midler On Singing State Songs In Concert: “It gives me a laugh. I really do…

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 Being Labeled Outrageous:

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

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,…

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: “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…

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…