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Barbra Streisand’s year of singing dangerously

Philly.com Barbra Streisand’s year of singing dangerously by David Patrick Stearns AUGUST 16, 2016 For the…

Bette Midler On Movies, Music, And Her Gay Fans

Mister D: Once again UK journalists outdo the US as far as interviewing. Great job! Gay…

What kind of Bettehead are you?

QuoteV What kind of Bettehead are you? This is to categorize what kind of Bettehead you…

BetteBack January 30, 1987: Outrageous Fortune Washington Post Review

By Rita Kempley Washington Post Staff Writer January 30, 1987 “Outrageous Fortune” marks a motion picture…

BetteBack February 13, 1987: Outrageous Fortune Review

Huntingdon Daily News February 13, 1987 “Whether to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,…

BetteBack June 22, 1986: BETTE MIDLER IS UP AND IN HOLLYWOOD

New York Times BETTE MIDLER IS UP AND IN IN HOLLYWOOD By Thomas O’Connor; Thomas O’Connor…

BetteBack January 29, 1987: Midler On Movies, Life, And Babies

Syracuse Herald Journal January 29, 1987 Midler and her husband, Harry Kipper, a performance artist and…

BetteBack January 22, 1987: Shelley Long On Leaving Cheers And Outrageous Fortune

Winnipeg Free Press January 22, 1987 A few weeks ago, the day Shelley Long announced she…

Updated Press Release: Bette Midler Announces ‘It’s The Girls,’ Her First Album Since 2006

For her first studio album in eight years, Bette Midler is revisiting some of the vocalists…

Bette Midler To Tour In 2015

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

What a rose! Bette Midler to unveil Bronx community garden renovated by her nonprofit

Mister D: Looks like there are plans for a tour in 2015 New York Daily News…

Bette Midler: Sweet On Marijuana (Thanks Andy)

CelebStoner Bette Midler: Sweet on Marijuana Singer/actress Bette Midler’s marijuana advocacy dates back to the ’70s.…

BetteBack November 28, 1986: Billing tug-of-war for Midler-Long film ends in compromise

Madison Capital Times November 28, 1986 HOLLYWOOD – Touchstone Pictures finally has managed to placate star…

BetteBack November 21, 1986: Midler Has A Baby

Monessen Valley Independent November 21, 1986 LOS ANGELES CAP) – Actress and singer Bette Midler and…

BetteBack October 23, 1986: Martin Lays Down The Rules On Baby Names

Logansport Pharos Tribune Logansport Indiana October 23, 1986 Bette Midler is scheduled to become a mother for…

BetteBack June 27, 1986: Roger Ebert Reviews Ruthless People

Roger Ebert June 27, 1986 It is so hard to play a lovable villain, and Danny…

BetteBack July 12, 1986: ‘Ruthless People:’ you’ll leave laughing

Madison Wisconsin State Journal July 12, 1986 Take a good, simple idea — the kidnaping of…

BetteBack May 29, 1986: Bette’s Pregnancy Makes It Tough On Shelley Long

Santa Ana Orange County Register May 29, 1986 Bette Midler‘s pregnancy is making life a bit…

Bette Midler Really Doesn’t Want You To Do Crack, Plus Four Other PSAs By Gay Icons

Every now and then celebrities feel compelled to use their platform to make a difference in…

BetteBack January 11, 1986: Bette Midler isn’t really Down and Out

Alton Telegraph January 11, 1986 NEW YORK (AP) – Bette Midler hasn’t lost any of her…

BetteBack December 21, 1985: One Critic Not Fond Of Mud Flung

Lethbridge Herald December 21, 1985 Without half trying, Bette Midler can be as catty as a…

BetteBack November 5, 1985: Midler draws laughs, tears at AIDS benefit

Midler draw laughs, tears Doylestown Intelligencer November 5, 1985 The most uproarious applause and most somber…

The Top 5 Bette Midler Movies List ~ Agree Or Disagree?

Mister D: This might be debatable but it’s a pretty good list. I still have an…

10 Surprising Bette Midler Cover Songs (Thanks DJ)

Buzzfeed 10 Surprising Bette Midler Cover Songs Over the years, Bette Midler’s music has often been dismissed…

NO DISHING AT BETTE’S

WWD Bette Midler Hosts Annual Spring Picnic Benefit June 2, 2014 NO DISHING AT BETTE’S: Amy…

Amy Poehler Dreams of Bette Midler

Vulture Amy Poehler Dreams of Bette Midler By Margaret Lyons May 30, 2014 Amy Poehler was…

BetteBack Monday, May 27, 1985: Is Bette Midler Depressed And Retiring?

ANDERSON DAILY BULLETIN Monday, May 27, 1985 Q. Is it true that Bette Midler‘s so unhappy…

BetteBack Dec. 15, 1984: Bette Midler Is Wed

Kokomo Tribune Dec. 15, 1984 Singer Bette Midler is wed LOS ANGELES (AP) – Flamboyant singer-actress…

BetteBack Sept. 4, 1984: Outrageousness, Sex, Jinxed, And Rock And Roll

Chronicle-Telegram Sept. 4, 1984 “Maybe we’ve gotten a little too outrageous.” Come again? Too outrageous for…

BetteBack 8-19-1984: Bette Midler Talks Cyndi Lauper, Oscars, Floppy Discs, And More…

Santa Fe New Mexican Saturday HBO special features Bette Midler Gannett News Service By MIKE HUGHES 8-19-1984 The trouble…

Bette Midler Sings to Barbara Walters, Makes Her Cry (Video)

Bette Midler memorably serenaded Johnny Carson on his penultimate episode as host of the Tonight Show. Friday she sang to…

Architectural Digest: Inside Bette Midler’s Penthouse

For more photos: Click Here Bette Midler, the showbiz force of nature also known as the…

Bette Midler just keeps soaring through amazing career

Des Moines Register Bette Midler just keeps soaring through amazing career Rachel Lopez, Special to The…

BetteBack October 27, 1983: We Need More Bette Midler TV Specials

Pacific Stars And Stripes October 27, 1983 Midler TV special is long overdue What television needs…

Interview: NPR Transcript Of “A View From A Broad”

  Before Bette Midler was in movies like Beaches and Down and Out in Beverly Hills, the actress and…

Interview: “I’m lucky I didn’t turn into Saddam Hussein…”

USA Today Bette Midler shows, again, why she’s simply Divine April 2, 2014 When Bette Midler…

The Divine Ms. Bookworm

Bette Midler reveals her favorite books NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, March 31, 2014, 6:30 AM…

“I opened the door for trashy singers with big tits”

New York Daily News Bette Midler on reissuing her 1980 memoir: ‘I opened the door for…

Review: Bette Midler As Sue Mengers – Delicious!

Broadway World BWW Reviews: Bette Midler a Triumphant Sue Mengers at the Geffen December 6, 2013…

Does Bette Really Know She’s Our Hero

Huffington Post David Toussaint Author, ‘DJ: The Dog Who Rescued Me’ Does Bette Midler Know That…

Betteback February 27, 1983: David Keith On Working With Bette In “The Rose”

Syracuse Herald American February 27, 1983 He did his first film, “The Rose,” with Bette Midler,…

BetteBack: DeTour ~ Something To Offend Everyone

Santa Ana Orange County Register December 29, 1982 There aren’t many performers who could get away…

Crystal, Midler true partners

San Anotonia News Crystal, Midler true partnersBY MICHAEL ORDOÑA : DECEMBER 24, 2012 : Updated: December…

Donna Maxon’s “Bette & Barry: Back to the Bathhouse” Friday, Sept 20, Laurie Beecham Theatre

After a sold out run last fall, Bette Midler tribute artist Donna Maxon revisits the glorious…

BetteBack October 14, 1982: Director Don Siegal Lashes Out At Bette Midler

Winnipeg Free Press October 14, 1982 Film director Don Siegel is really glad he’s finished with…

BetteBack September 7, 1982: Bette Midlers Goal: Not to die dumb

Santa Ana Orange County Register September 7, 1982 “My big goal is not to die dumb,”…

BetteBack August 22, 1982: Was Barry Manilow Ever Bette’s Boyfriend?

Madison Wisconsin State Journal August 22, 1982 Q. How old is singer-composer Barry Manilow? Was he…

BetteBack July 19, 1982: Jinxed Pushed Back To October

Santa Ana Orange County Register July 19, 1982 FEAST OR FAMINE: Bette Midler will really have…

BetteBack May 2, 1982: Bette Skips Oscar Interview

Salina Journal May 2, 1982 I thought Bette Midler was just super on the Academy Awards…

Essential Film Performances Part 6 ~ Ruthless People ~ Bette Midler

Pop Matters Essential Film Performances Part 6 Bette Midler—Ruthless People (Jim Abrams, David Zucker & Jerry…

Bette Mider And Lisa Fischer Talk “20 Feet From Stardom”

A special luncheon for The Weinstein Company‘s RADiUS-TWC’s new music doc, “20 Feet From Stardom”, at…

BetteBack August 20, 1981: Hurricane Bette stirs up storm

Salina Journal August 20, 1981 HOLLYWOOD (UPI) – Herb Jaffe, producer of Bctte Midler’s new movie…

BetteBack May 15, 1981: Jinxed Allows Midler Two Songs

Twin Falls Times News May 15, 1981 HOLLYWOOD (UPI) – Bette Midler will co-star with Ken…

Take A Stand On Gun Control

Bette Midler is taking a stand. The iconic performer took to Twitter on Wednesday to speak…

BetteBack March 26, 1981: Ken Wahl

Winnipeg Free Press March 26, 1981 Bette Midler is being teamed up with Ken (Fort Apache)…

BetteBack February 26, 1981: Bette Wins Grammy For “The Rose”

Hutchinson News February 26, 1981 NEW YORK (UPI) – Christopher Cross, who calls himself “the new…

BetteBack December 6, 1980: Midler shining light in dreary movie week

Lethbridge Herald December 6, 1980 This must have been the dreariest movie week of Ihe year,…

Bette Meets With Anna Greenberg’s Parents

Bruce and Alayne Greenberg, parents of Anna Greenberg, who died May 28, 2013 after a valiant struggle…

BetteBack October 20, 1980: “Sleaze with ease’ queen mellows

Elyria Chronicle Telegram October 20, 1980 NEW YORK – The carpeting leading to Bette Midler‘s suite…

BetteBack October 12, 1980: Midler walks fine line in ‘Divine Madness

Madison Wisconsin State Journal October 12, 1980 NEW YORK – “I know just how far I…

Amusing Klymaxx: Bernadette Cooper describes her new revue as ”Bette Midler on steroids — or acid”

MetroWeekly Amusing Klymaxx Bernadette Cooper describes her new revue as ”Bette Midler on steroids — or…

BetteBack October 4, 1980: Miss M strutting her stuff

Winnipeg Free Press October 4, 1980 TORONTO —Few performers can command the attention of a roomful…

BetteBack September 27, 1980: Bette Midler On Film: ‘Divine’ Entertainment

Santa Ana Orange County Register September 27, 1980 “Divine Madness” is divine entertainment — an energetic…

BetteBack September 16, 1980: Divine Madness Closes Festival

Winnipeg Free Press September 16, 1980 Midler movie ends festival By Irish Worron TORONTO (CP) —…

A Personal Story: The 17,356,317 Minute Journey…

Monday, July 1, 2013 The 17,356,317 minute journey… July 1, 2013 Have you ever had a…

BetteBack August 25, 1980: Bette Midler’s ‘Polish Nightingale’ Postponed

Pacific Stars And Stripes August 25, 1980 And it’s back to the drawing boards for “The…

I’ll Eat You Last: It’s The Final Countdown

Final Week to See Bette Midler in Broadway’s ‘I’ll Eat You Last…’ By Trish Causey, About.com…

Parents to honor daughter’s memory with Bette Midler

The Star Parents to honor daughter’s memory with Bette Midler June 22, 2013 The parents of…

BetteBack July 11, 1980: What Did Bette Do Before “The Rose”

Winnipeg Free Press July 11, 1980 Q. Has Bette Midler done any movies besides The Rose?…

Less Time Than Usual To Plan A Party

Vanity Fair Bernadette Peters Was Not Expecting Mike Bloomberg to Auction Off a Date with Her…

PLAYBILL PICKS: Readers Share Their Wish List for Bette Midler’s Next Broadway Show

Playbill PLAYBILL PICKS: Readers Share Their Wish List for Bette Midler‘s Next Broadway Show By Playbill…

BetteBack May 8, 1980 ~ Review: A View From A Broad

Daily Herald May 8, 1980 A View from a Broad tells of the travels of a…

Theater Review: “…Midler delivers the goods with razor-sharp timing…”

Toronto Star Bette Midler and Alan Cumming go it alone in two very different Broadway shows…

Theater Review: “…now that I’ve seen the show I’m even more surprised Midler wasn’t recognized by the Tonys.”

Huffington Post Theater: Brassy Bette Michael Giltz May 10, 2013 What a treat to see Bette…

BetteBack April 6, 1980: The Rose Hits London With A Bang!

Kingston Gleaner April 6, 1980 Every so often, along comes a flamboyant performance bY an actor…

Theater Review: “… it takes someone with Midler’s sheer moxie to hold the audience”

Zap2It Tony Awards 2013: Was Bette Midler dissed for ‘I’ll Eat You Last’? By Jacqueline Cutler…

Julien’s Music Icons 2013 Auction to Feature Bette Midler Awards and More, 5/18 Read more about Julien’s Music Icons 2013 Auction to Feature Bette Midler Awards and More, 5/18 by broadwayworld.com

Broadway World Julien’s Music Icons 2013 Auction to Feature Bette Midler Awards and More, 5/18 Wednesday,…

BetteBack March 27, 1980: “The Rose”: a powerful personification

Marshall Evening Chronicle March 27, 1980 During the turbulant social upheaval of the late 1960’s American…

Theater Review: Midler’s showmanship, charisma and rapport are amazing to behold.

Inquirer Charm offensive from Bette Midler By Rito P. Asilo Philippine Daily Inquirer May 3, 2013…

BetteBack February 27, 1980: “The Rose” is a knockout

Roswell Daily Record February 27, 1980 Once upon a time there was a beautiful, cheerleading, contest…

BetteBack February 22, 1980: Bette Midler going crazy for the camera

Pacific Stars And Stripes February 22, 1980 PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The concert was 40 minutes…

BetteBack February 3, 1980: Bette Left ‘The Rose’ Tired And Exhausted

Santa Ana Orange County Register Evening February 3, 1980 HOLLYWOOD — Bette Midler‘s eye shadow was…

Midler Devours Broadway

Next Avenue Bette Midler Devours Broadway The Divine Miss M dishes out tales of a Hollywood…

Midler’s Next Album A Tribute To Girl Groups? Sounds Perfect

Showbiz411 Bette Midler Plans Girl Group Album After Conquering Broadway April 26, 2013 Exclusive: Now that…

Bette Midler Wins Stellar Reviews For “I’ll Eat You Last”

Contact Music Bette Midler – Bette Midler Wins Stellar Reviews As Talent Agent Sue Mengers 25…

Review: “…an evening with Midler is always special”

Associated Press Review: Bette Midler gets to make fun of Hollywood April 24, 2013 NEW YORK…

Theater Review: “The role fits Midler like a glove…”

AM New York ’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers By MATT WINDMAN 3…

BetteBack January 18, 1980: Midler album strong effort

Santa Fe New Mexican January 18, 1980 By DAVE MARSH Rolling Stone BETTE MIDLER: “Thighs and…

What Are Midler’s Chances Of Winning A Tony?

New York Post Tony’s no laughing matter By MICHAEL RIEDEL Last Updated: 10:59 PM, April 23,…

BetteBack January 16, 1980: “The Rose” isn’t a movie for people who don’t like bad language or good rock.

Cedar Rapids Gazette Weekly News Magazine January 16, 1980 It may not be true that inside…

Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Still Enchanted by Bette Midler’s Role in Hocus Pocus

Broadway.com Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Still Enchanted by Bette Midler’s Role in Hocus Pocus By…

BetteBack December 29, 1979: Midler Wins War With The Film

Annapolis Capital December 29, 1979 “The Rose” isn’t much of a recollection of the ’60s, as…

BetteBack December 16, 1979: Midler on The Rose’: ‘Like what I lived through’

Elyria Chronicle Telegram December 16, 1979 CHICAGO — At first it seemed the casting mistake of…

BetteBack December 16, 1979: Is Bette Secretly Married?

Wisconsin State Journal December 16, 1979 Q. Isn’t Bette Midler secretly married to actor Peter Reigert?—Wesley…

BetteBack December 6, 1979: Midler afraid The Rose may fall short of success (Interview)

Lethbridge Herald December 6, 1979 NEW YORK (AP) – “To tell you the truth, I’m pretty…

After Years of Playing Bette, Another Role

The New York Times After Years of Playing Bette, Another Role By PATRICK HEALY Published: April…

BetteBack November 17, 1979: Midler reshaped for Rose (Interview)

Winnipeg Free Press November 17, 1979 NEW YORK-Waking up may be the hardest act of Bette…

BetteBack November 9, 1979 Movie Review: A Rose Is A Rose Is A … Bette Midler

Santa Ana Orange County Register Evening November 9, 1979 Movie Review: A Rose Is A Rose…

BetteBack November 9, 1979: Midler’s acting blooms in ‘Rose’

Daily Herald November 9, 1979 An out-of-state film critic pompously assured me last week that a…

BetteBack October 23, 1979: The Rose

Lethbridge Herald October 23, 1979 ROSE, THE (R) – Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Frederic Forrest. (Drama…

BetteBack September 9, 1979: Bette Drops Manager And Records New Album (Interview)

Pacific Stars And Stripes September 9, 1979 Bette Midler has started writing songs, which she describes…

BetteBack September 21, 1978: The abusive Bette Midler is a Rose

Winnipeg Free Press September 21, 1978 She burst onto the scene after having established herself as…

BetteBack October 8, 1978: Bette Midler falters, then wows ’em In Germany

European Stars And Stripes October 8, 1978 HAMBURG, Germany (S&S) — Bette Midler, her three-woman backing…

BetteBack April 13, 1978: A BUNCH OF BULLION

Elyria Chronicle Telegram April 13, 1978 BETTE MIDLER PREFERS GOLD LONDON (AP) —Singer Bette Midler, the…

BetteBack January 19, 1978: Broken Blossom Review

Galveston Daily News January 19, 1978 Bette Midler isn’t called “divine” without reason. She has a…

BetteBack January 16, 1978: Mark Rydell Set To Direct “The Rose”

Santa Ana Orange County Register Rydell To Direct Midler In Movie January 16, 1978 LOS ANGELES…

Bette Midler Leases Land To Healing Horses

KAPA‘A — Healing Horses, a nonprofit organization that offers children and adults of all abilities the…

BetteBack December 26, 1977: Bette Midler’s Roxy show year’s best pop concert

Los Angeles Times Bette Midler‘s Roxy show year’s best pop concert By ROBERT HILBURN December 26,…

BetteBack December 17, 1977: Broken Blossom Review

Colorado Springs Gazette December 17, 1977 BETTE MIDLER: “Broken Blossom” (Atlantic) Bette Midler could have been…

BetteBack December 8, 1977: The Surprise Variety Show Of The Season

Winnipeg Free Press December 8, 1977 Two specials tonight have a touch of magic: “Bette Midlex-…

BetteBack December 6, 1977: Bette Midler Holds Press Conference For “The Rose”

Abilene Reporter News December 6, 1977 TV Scout Report Bette Midler, arriving like she was some…

BetteBack December 3, 1977: TV Guides Description Of Bette’s Special

Cedar Rapids Gazette December 3, 1977 Bette Midler Highlights of the special include a “Gifts from…

BetteBack 1977: On Singing The Oldies

Syracuse Post Standard November 12, 1977 “I have pretty good instincts, I go right to the…

BetteBack November 7, 1977: Plastic Surgery?

Derrick November 7, 1977 Q: Bette Midler seems much more attractive these days. Did she have…

BetteBack October 8, 1977: Does Bette Work Too Blue?

Van Nuys Valley News October 8, 1977 If Bette Midler, Buddy Hackett and Redd Foxx were…

BetteBack 1977: “A Star Spangled Night for Rights” Turns Sour

Oxnard Press Courier September 19, 1977 LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was billed as “A Star…

Bette Midler Urges Fans To Support New York City Tree Campaign

Contact Music Bette Midler Urges Fans To Support New York City Tree Campaign January 29, 2013…

BetteBack May 13, 1977: Ya Get Me Or Ya Don’t

Columbus Telegram Divine versatility May 13, 1977 Bette Midler may well be the most versatile star…

Bette Midler Just Doesn’t “Get” Pole Dancing!

whas11.com BETTE MIDLER DOESN’T GET POLE DANCING LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bette Midler is a lousy…

BetteBack 1976: “I hate it when they call me ugly…” (October 24, 1976)

Star News October 24, 1976 Q: Bette Midler seems much more attractive these days. Did she…

BetteBack 1976: Bette’s Special Will Be Taped; Censors Worried About Off Color Language…LOL (September 14, 1976)

Lowell Sun September 14, 1976 NBC has tapped Bette Midler for her first special later this…

“But, you know what, I did make it, so good for me…!!!

Columbus Dispatch Comedy puts Midler back on big screen By Ian Spelling NEW YORK TIMES SYNDICATE…

The Challenges Of Bette Midler On The Set Of “Parental Guidance”

Fresno Bee ‘Parental Guidance’ a challenge for Bette Midler By Rick Bentley Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012…

Bette and Billy on Nightline Tonight

According to Billy Crystal, Bette and Billy will be on Nightline tonight. Check for times and…