BootLeg Betty

BetteBack June 29, 1980: Bette’s Favorite Designer

Santa Fe New Mexican June 29, 1980 FOR BETTE MIDLER, actress, recording star and author of…

BetteBack June 3, 1980: Day Of The Child

Syracuse Post Standard June 3, 1980 NEW YORK (UPI) – “The Divine Miss M” did her…

BetteBack June 1, 1980: A Masseuse?

Elyria Chronicle Telegram June 1, 1980 Q: By winning an Oscar nomination for tbc film, “The…

BetteBack May 21, 1980: Who’s Bette Dating Now?

Salina Journal May 21, 1980 Q: Has Bette Midler finally decided to limit herself to one,…

BetteBack May 14, 1980: Another Bookstore Riot

Winnipeg Free Press May 14, 1980 Bette Midler sold 750 copies of her book A View…

BetteBack May 2, 1980: Bette Signs Autographs For “View From A Broad”

Elyria Chronicle Telegram May 2, 1980 BETTE’S BROAD BOOK: When Bette Midler showed up Thursday at…

BetteBack May 1, 1980: Bette Leaves Peter Riegert

Pacific Stars And Stripes May 1, 1980 Bette Midler has called it quits with long-time love,…

BetteBack April 29, 1980: What’s Bette Doing After “The Rose?”

Salina Journal April 29, 1980 Q: Has Bette Midler finally decided to give up her concert…

BetteBack April 20, 1980: BWBB Question

Madison Wisconsin State Journal April 20, 1980 Dear Stephanie: Wasn’t the song that brought Bette Midler…

BetteBack April 9, 1980: Notes On The Best Actress Field

Hutchinson News April 9, 1980 Sure, Jill Clayburgh in “Starting Over” and Marsha Mason in “Chapter…

BetteBack April 9, 1980: One Critic’s Predictions For The Oscars

Indiana Gazette April 9, 1980 The Oscars are coming! The Oscars are coming! You may hoot…

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…

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…

BetteBack March 27, 1980: Bette Gets Interviewed By Barbara Walters

Tyrone Daily Herald March 27, 1980 The show that will get the largest audience is ABC’s…

BetteBack March 26, 1980: Is There A Rivalry Between Bette Midler And Sally Field?

Salina Journal March 26, 1980 Q: Isn’t there rivalry developing between Bette Midler and Sally Field…

BetteBack March 14, 1980: ‘A View From A Broad’ Hits The Bestsellers List

Elyria Chronicle Telegram March 14, 1980 Bestsellers Fiction 1. The Bourne Identity Robert Ludlum Z. Princess…

BetteBack March 5, 1980: Divine Madness Has Been Filmed

European Stars And Stripes March 5, 1980 Divine Madness, the Bette Midler one-woman show that set…

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 25, 1980: Bette Midler Nominated For Oscar (The Rose)

News February 25, 1980 HOLLYWOOD (AP) – “All That Jazz.” Bob Fosse‘s controversial musical version of…

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…

BetteBack February 1, 1980: Bette Midler’s Vegas Odds For Best Actress Oscar

Brandon Sun February 1, 1980 Some odds and ends from the world of entertainment. In Las…

BetteBack January 28, 1980: Bette Midler Picks Up Two Golden Globes

Santa Fe New Mexican January 28, 1980 HOLLYWOOD (AP) — “Kramer vs. Kramer,” adding to its…

BetteBack January 19, 1980: Exciting field of Oscar candidates

Winnipeg Free Press January 19, 1980 HOLLYWOOD — The only point to the otherwise forlorn exercise…

BetteBack January 16, 1980: Success Blooms for Bette Midler as “The Rose’ Heads Her Toward Oscar

Altoona Mirror January 16, 1980 If there is anything that’s certain in this life, besides death,…

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…

BetteBack January 13, 1980: Bette’s Footwear Preference

Kokomo Tribune January 13, 1980 FOR BETTE MIDLER, star of The Rose Is It true that…

BetteBack January 12, 1980: Bette Midler Sure To Be Nominated For An Oscar

Lethbridge Herald January 12, 1980 HOLLYWOOD – If there is anything that’s for certain in this…

BetteBack January 10, 1980: Bette Midler Nominated For Golden Globes

Annapolis Capital January 10, 1980 HOLLYWOOD (AP) – “Kramer vs. Kramer,” an emotional drama of the…

BetteBack January 9, 1980: Bette’s hoping for a rosy future

Winnipeg Free Press January 9, 1980 Singer-turned-actress Bette Midler hasn’t changed much since her tremendous success…

BetteBack January 3, 1980: Predicting The Oscar Nominations

Pacific Stars And Stripes January 3, 1980 Insiders report that studios are earmarking record amounts for…

BetteBack December 30, 1979: Bette Midler cleans up her act (Divine Madness)

Lawrence Journal World December 30, 1979 NEW YORK (AP) — Bette Midler has taken control of…

It’s National Siblings Day ~ The 17 Weirdest Movie Siblings (Thanks Andy!)

Moviefone The 17 Weirdest Movie Siblings April 19, 2012 In honor of National Siblings Day (yes,…

Celebrities Lash Out After Senate Gun Control Vote

  According to a Gallup poll released April 15, only four percent of Americans think gun…

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 21, 1979: Midler, producers deny ‘Rose’ is about Joplin

Santa Fe New Mexican December 21, 1979 The creators of “The Rose” now at the Coronado,…

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: ‘The Rose’: Suicidal artists ‘illuminating the shadows’

Elyria Chronicle Telegram December 16, 1979 CHICAGO – Janis Joplin. Marilyn Monroe. James Dean. Charlie Parker.…

Celebrities React To Boston Marathon Explosion

NKOTB’s Joey McIntyre, marathon runner, tweets he is OK Lorena Blas, USA TODAY8:02 p.m. EDT April…

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 16, 1979: How Did Bette Lose Weight For “The Rose?”

Salina Journal December 16, 1979 Q: How did Bette Midler manage to lose so much weight?…

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…

Bette Midler Regrets Not Taking More Chances In Film Roles (New Interview)

Daily Actor Bette Midler: “I just took what the studios gave me, didn’t do my homework…

Audio: Love Me With A Feeling by Bette Midler

Love Me With a Feeling by Bette Midler [Man:] “All right! She’s gonna sing!” [Rose:] “All…

BetteBack December 6, 1979: Is There Rivalry Between Bette And Barbra?

Salina Journal December 6, 1979 Q. Isn’t there a quiet but furious rivalry developing between Bette…

BetteBack December 2, 1979: What Was Bette’s Salary For ‘The Rose?’

Cedar Rapids Gazette December 2, 1979 Q. I would appreciate if you could tell how much…

BetteBack November 20, 1979: Opinion Piece Damning ‘The Rose’ And Rock Stars

Blytheville Courier News November 20, 1979 A new movie called “The Rose,” starring Bette Midler, has…

BetteBack December 1, 1979: Screaming Oscar…What’s Next?

Winnipeg Free Press December 1, 1979 Q. — They are already screaming Oscar for Bette Midler‘s…

BetteBack November 25, 1979: Midler Film Most Controversial Of The Year

Pacific Stars And Stripes November 25, 1979 HOLLYWOOD (UPI) — By any measure “The Rose,” a…

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…