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Nora Ephron Remembered In New York

Meg Ryan led a star-studded ensemble as they gathered to honor late filmmaker Nora Ephron today (09.07.12). The 50-year-old actress - who worked alongside the director and legendary screenwriter in 'When Harry Met Sally', 'Sleepless...

Nora Ephron Remembered In New York

Meg Ryan led a star-studded ensemble as they gathered to honour late filmmaker Nora Ephron today (09.07.12). The 50-year-old actress - who worked alongside the director and legendary screenwriter in 'When Harry Met Sally', 'Sleepless...

Chris Rock Inducting Red Hot Chili Peppers Into Hall Of Fame

Chris Rock will be among the A-list presenters at the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cleveland on April 14, 2012. The comedian has been given the enviable job of inducting...

Bette Midler Lands Songwriters Hall Of Fame Honour

Bette Midler is to be honoured for her career achievements with a special award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.The veteran singer/actress will be handed the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony in...

Bette Midler Vows To Match Fans Charity Donations

Veteran star Bette Midler is stepping up her campaign to beautify New York City by pledging to match every donation made to her environmental charity.The Beaches star founded the New York Restoration Project (Nyrp) in...

Midler's Charity Halloween Party Draws Star-studded Crowd

Stevie Wonder and Alan Cumming were among the stars who donned their costumes for Bette Midler's charity Halloween party on Friday (28Oct11).Cumming dressed as a mouse, while Wonder wore a skelton outfit for the bash...

Bette Midler 'Loved' Twitter 'Feud' With Lady Gaga

Bette Midler has laughed off her Twitter.com "feud" with Lady Gaga after the veteran entertainer accused the Poker Face hitmaker of copying her mermaid in a wheelchair performance during a recent concert.Gaga took the stage...

Bette Midler To Host Halloween Costume Party

Bette Midler is throwing a star-studded Halloween costume party on Friday (28Oct11) to raise money for charity.A whole host of famous faces - including Debra Messing, Alan Cumming and Thalia - will dress up in...

Midler To Remove Cher Shoes From Memorabilia Auction?

Bette Midler is contemplating removing a pair of bedazzled shoes from an upcoming auction because the prized keepsakes were a gift from Cher.The singer/actress has given fans a chance to own her most iconic costumes...

Bette Midler Calls On Lady Gaga To Buy Her Clothes

Bette Midler recently accused pop superstar Lady Gaga of copying her 'mermaid' routine, but the veteran entertainer now claims she'd like to sell her old costumes to the 'Born This Way' singer. The 65-year-old is...

Bette Midler To Auction Rare Memorabilia

Singer/actress Bette Midler is offering fans a chance to own her most iconic costumes as she auctions off rare memorabilia from her private collection.Midler's famous mermaid outfit, her designer clothing, flamboyant headdresses, gold records, art...

Crystal And Midler Team Up On The Big Screen

Veteran entertainers Billy Crystal and Bette Midler are set to team up as husband and wife in the new film US & Them.Midler, who recently dropped out of a biopic about disgraced music mogul Phil...

Bette Midler To Star In Us And Them

Bette Midler is to star in 'Us & Them'.The 'Beaches' actress will join Billy Crystal and 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark' star Bailee Madison in the family comedy. The film - which reunites Crystal...

50 Cent's Goldie Lunch Date

50 Cent had lunch with Goldie Hawn yesterday (11.08.11). The rapper and the 'Overboard' actress enjoyed a meal together, with both taking to twitter to compliment each other after the event. He wrote: "I had...

Bette Midler Replaced By Helen Mirren After Back Injury

Bette Midler has been replaced by British actress Helen Mirren on Hbo's upcoming Phil Spector biopic, according to The Wrap. Midler was forced to pull out of the project last week after suffering a herniated...

Dame Helen Mirren Replaces Bette Midler In Spector Film

Oscar-winner Dame Helen Mirren is to replace Bette Midler in a new biopic about disgraced music mogul Phil Spector.Midler was forced to pull out of the project due to a herniated disc in her back...

Lady Gaga Had 'No Idea' She Copied Bette Midler's Mermaid Stunt

Lady Gaga is adamant she did not copy Bette Midler's mermaid in a wheelchair performance, as she had "no idea" the veteran entertainer pulled a similar stunt 30 years before her.The Poker Face hitmaker performed...

Bette Midler Takes Aim At 'Copycat' Lady Gaga

Bette Midler has accused Lady Gaga of stealing her ideas, insisting the pop superstar's controversial wheelchair stunt in Australia was copied from her own stage show.The Poker Face hitmaker sparked outrage among disability rights groups...

Injured Bette Midler Pulls Out Of Phil Spector Biopic

Veteran entertainer Bette Midler has pulled out of her role as music mogul Phil Spector's attorney in a new TV movie after injuring her back.The singer/actress was cast as Linda Kenney Baden in May (11)...

Bette Midler To Play Phil Spector's Attorney

Bette Midler has been cast as the attorney who tried to keep music mogul Phil Spector out of jail in a new TV movie.The singer/actress will join Jeffrey Tambor and Al Pacino in the untitled...

Barry Manilow 'Duets' Album Released

Barry Manilow has released his 'Duets' album today (03.05.11).The 'Copacabana' singer collaborated with a number of the world's greatest singers, including Barbra Streisand on 'Islands in the Stream' with Reba McEntire, 'Run to Me' with...

Barry Manilow 'Duets' Album Released

Barry Manilow has released his 'Duets' album today (03.05.11).The 'Copacabana' singer collaborated with a number of the world's greatest singers, including Barbra Streisand on 'Islands in the Stream' with Reba McEntire, 'Run to Me' with...

Stars Celebrate Carnegie Hall Anniversary With Concert

Sting, James Taylor and Bette Midler were among the stars who performed at Carnegie Hall on Tuesday (12Apr11) to mark the 120th anniversary of the iconic New York venue.Steve Martin and Barbara Cook also took...

Oscar Comedy Writer Vilanch Faults Franco; Franco Faults Back

Bruce Vilanch, who has written jokes for the hosts of countless awards shows for 20 years, has criticized James Franco for not taking his role as host of this year's Oscars telecast seriously. In an...

2011 Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame Stars Inducted

Alice Cooper has warned he may be the first act to be kicked out of the Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame. The 'School's Out' singer was inducted into the US institution last night (14.03.11)...

Sarah Jessica Parker To Join Married And Cheating?

Sarah Jessica Parker is in negotiations for indie comedy 'Married and Cheating'. The 'Sex and the City' star - who is currently filming romantic comedy 'I Don't Know How She Does It' in New York...

Barbara Streisand Lands My Mother's Curse

Barbara Streisand is set to star in 'My Mother's Curse'. The singer-and-actress will play Seth Rogen's mother in the road trip comedy directed by 'The Proposal' filmmaker Anne Fletcher. 'Cars' writer Dan Fogelman has penned...

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert Hits Broadway

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, the hit musical based on the Academy Award winning film 'The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert' began its Broadway previews last night (28th February 2011).PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE...

Barbara Streisand In Talks For Gypsy Remake

Barbara Streisand is in talks to star in a cinematic version of 1959 musical 'Gypsy'. The Hollywood legend has entered into discussions with Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents to play the part of Mama Rose...

Midler Spent A Year Training For Vegas Show

Veteran entertainer BETTE MIDLER dedicated a full year to preparing for her Las Vegas revue, and endured months of gruelling exercise to ensure she could hit every note.The Grammy Award winner has been performing her...

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