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Ugly Betty Could Become Hollywood Film

'Ugly Betty' could soon be turned into a Hollywood movie.The comedy-drama show, which ran from 2006 to 2010, has developed a cult following and the cast of the show are apparently badgering its writer, Silvio...

Billy Crystal Breaks Down At Robin Williams' Memorial

Billy Crystal broke down at Robin Williams' memorial service.The 66-year-old actor - who previously paid tribute to the star at this year's Emmy Awards in Los Angeles - hosted the touching ceremony at the Curran...

Bette Midler Announces New Studio Album

Bette Midler has announced the release of her first new studio album in eight years.The multiple-Grammy Award winning artist will bring out 'It's The Girls!' this November and the LP's tracklisting is made up of...

Bette Midler Prepares First Album In Eight Years

Legendary entertainer Bette Midler will salute her biggest girl group influences on her first new studio album in eight years.It's The Girls will feature the Beaches star's covers of songs by The Boswell Sisters, The...

Tributes Pour In For Maya Angelou

Oprah Winfrey and U.S. President Barack Obama have joined stars including Bette Midler, Tony Bennett, Rihanna and Pharrell Williams to pay tribute to celebrated writer/poet Maya Angelou following her death on Wednesday (28May14).The influential author...

50 Cent And Bette Midler? Our Favorite Celebrity Bffs

Unlike Jennifer Lawrence and her rather normal best friend, Laura Simpson, celebs often pick other famous people to have as their BFFs. They all probably bump into each other at so many events that it’s...

L'wren Scott Death: Bianca Jagger Leads Tributes To Fashion Designer And Mick Jagger Girlfriend

L'Wren Scott has been found dead in her Manhattan apartment this morning after what is believed to have been a suicide. The 49 year-old fashion designer and girlfriend of The Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger...

Oscar Producers Zadan And Meron Tease Some Of This Year's Biggest Moments

Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron made a controversial hit out of the Oscars last year, but they might be on thin ice this time. Getting Seth McFarlane to host anything is a risky...

Bette Midler Fielding Oscars Song Requests

Veteran entertainer Bette Midler is fielding song requests from fans to help her decide what to sing at the Academy Awards next month (Mar14).The Beaches actress and Grammy-winning singer will take centre stage at the...

Chris Martin Spends £400,000 On Banksy Painting

Chris Martin splashed out £400,000 on a painting.The Coldplay frontman happily forked out the huge sum for a one-of-a-kind design by famed street artist Banksy at a fundraiser for Haiti earthquake victims on Saturday night...

Bette Midler To Star As Mae West In New Biopic

Veteran actress Bette Midler is slated to take on the role of Mae West in a new biopic about the movie legend.The Beaches actress is attached to star and executive produce the project, which is...

Bette Midler Skipping Thanksgiving Festivities

Singer/actress Bette Midler is skipping America's Thanksgiving festivities this year (13) to focus on the Jewish holiday Chanukah.The Beaches star and her husband, Martin von Haselberg, will be alone for the holiday because their daughter,...

Bette Midler: 'Young Female Stars Are Starting To Get Gross'

Veteran entertainer Bette Midler has urged young pop stars like Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga to show some class as they continue to test the boundaries of sexiness and creativity, because they risk...

Hollywood Pays Tribute To Karen Black

Hollywood stars including Juliette Lewis, Bette Midler and Mia Farrow have voiced their sorrow following the death of actress Karen Black.The 74-year-old Easy Rider star passed away on Thursday (08Aug13) after a battle with cancer,...

Bette Midler: 'Dennis Farina Was One Of A Kind'

Bette Midler has added her tribute to That Old Feeling co-star Dennis Farina following his death on Monday (22Jul13).The stars played divorced parents in the 1997 romantic comedy, and Midler has spoken of her sadness...

Helen Mirren Cut Short Italian Family Vacation To Work With Pacino

Dame Helen Mirren cut short a family holiday in Italy to work with David Mamet and Al Pacino on Tv movie Phil Spector last year (12) after Bette Midler dropped out of the project.The Queen...

Bette Midler Sings For Dying Fan

Veteran entertainer Bette Midler made a dying fan's dream come true by singing to the woman in an emotional phone call.The actress met Anna Greenberg, who was battling rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer, at...

Bette Midler Praises Michael Douglas

Bette Midler has praised Michael Douglas for revealing his throat cancer was caused by oral sex.The 'Behind the Candelabra' star, who was diagnosed with stage four cancer in 2010, believes the illness was caused by...

Jane Fonda: 'I Didn't Turn Down Chinatown'

Jane Fonda has taken issue with a line in Bette Midler's hit Broadway play I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers because it continues the myth she was offered the lead in cult...

Bette Midler's Broadway Return Recoups Initial Investment

Bette Midler's stage turn as Hollywood talent agent Sue Mengers is officially a Broadway hit - I'll Eat You Last has recouped its $2.4 million (£1.55 million) investment in less than two months.The one-woman play,...

Django Unchained Stays Chained To First Place In Sales, Rentals

For the second week in a row, Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained remained the top-selling home video release, according to Nielsen VideoScan First Alert. It was also No. 1 in rentals, said Home Media magazine. Coming...

Gay Icons And Stars Celebrate Jason Collins' 'Coming Out'

Bette Midler, Ricky Martin and Rosie O'donnell have applauded basketball star Jason Collins for his bravery after becoming America's first professional male athlete to 'come out' as gay.The sportsman made the big revelation in a...

Tom Hanks And Nathan Lane Land Drama Desk Awards Nominations

Tom Hanks, Bette Midler and Nathan Lane's latest theatre turns in New York have landed them nominations for the 2013 Drama Desk Awards.Hanks (Lucky Guy) will compete against Lane (The Nance) for the Outstanding Actor...

Bette Midler, The Toast Of Broadway For One-woman Show 'I'll Eat You Last'

Bette Midler has made her triumphant return to the floorboards of New York's most famous theatre district, having been away from the stages of Broadway for some thirty years, staring in the John Logan-penned one-woman...

Bette Midler Wins Stellar Reviews As Talent Agent Sue Mengers

Bette Midler's turn as talent agent Sue Mengers has been hailed as the most "lusciously entertaining performance of the Broadway season" by critics following the opening night of I'll Eat You Last.The Hollywood veteran plays...

Opening Night: Bette Midler In 'I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers' [Pictures]

Bette Midler stars in I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers. The play tells the story of the fading glamour of one of 1970s Hollywood’s leading agents. Midler’s new venture opened last night...

'I'll Eat You Last' Sees Beth Midler At Her Very Best As The Witty And Cynical Sue Mengers

Bette Midler is Sue Mengers. In I’ll Eat You Last, the funny, outspoken actress plays the infamous 70s talent agent with such clarity and wit, that you can’t help but believe her throughout. Midler is...

Russell Crowe Bothered By Birds

Russell Crowe is being bothered by birds.The 'Les Miserables' actor has been struggling to go about his normal business at home because of the noise made by a huge group of cockatoos outside his window.He...

Bettle Midler Shocked By Bird Sex

Bette Midler has spied two birds having sex on her window sill.The comedienne-and-actress was startled to see the winged creatures mating outside her home but was relieved when she discovered they were practising safe sex.She...

Patty Andrews, Last Surviving Member Of The Andrews Sisters Dies, Aged 94

The singer Patty Andrews has passed away at the age of 94, The Telegraph have reported. She was the last remaining member of The Andrews Sisters, the war-time entertainment group that entertained allied forces and...

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