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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...

Midler Has No Plans For Autobiography

BETTE MIDLER has no plans to write a book about her life - because she would hate to promote an autobiography.The veteran entertainer has previously penned a children's tale, The Saga of Baby Divine, but...

Midler Proud Of New York Parks Project

Legendary entertainer BETTE MIDLER is proud of her work to turn New York green - insisting it means more to her than winning industry awards.The star has been honoured with two Oscars and four Grammy...

Midler: 'Gaga Could Never Live Up To Jones'

Veteran entertainer BETTE MIDLER is unconvinced by the hype surrounding LADY GAGA - insisting nobody could ever live up to her flamboyant heroine GRACE JONES.The singer/actress is a fan of the Poker Face hitmaker's music,...

Bette Midler's Titanic Las Vegas Shows

Bette Midler has compared her two-year residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas to performing on the Titanic. The 'Wind Beneath My Wings' singer finished a concert series at the venue worth a reported $150...

Midler Onboard For Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert

Veteran entertainer BETTE MIDLER has signed on to co-produce quirky Broadway-bound stage musical PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT.The zany stage show, adapted from 1994 comedy The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - about...

Midler Urges Teenage Bullies To 'Live And Let Live'

Veteran entertainer BETTE MIDLER has reached out to homophobic bullies, urging them to "live and let live" in the wake of a string of teenage suicides in America.The gay icon was saddened to read about...

Gavin Approved Charlotte Church's New Man

Charlotte Church asked Gavin Henson for “permission” before embarking on a new relationship.The 24-year-old singer – who has two children, Ruby, three, and 20-month-old Dexter, with her former fiance – first met her current boyfriend,...

Pixie Lott's 'Crazy' Cast

Pixie Lott thinks it's "crazy" that she is to play Sharon Stone's daughter in a new film.The British singer has landed a role in 'Sweet Baby Jesus' - which follows a pregnant woman and her...

Sharon Stone To Play Pixie Lott's Mother

Sharon Stone has signed on for a role in 'Sweet Baby Jesus'. The 'Basic Instinct' actress will play Darlene in the movie - the mother of the main star Pixie Lott, who plays Mary in...

Stewart Offers Concert Tickets To Midler's Charity Auction

Fans can bid for the chance to meet ROD STEWART before his sold-out upcoming gig at London's O2 Arena at an auction held by BETTE MIDLER's charity.The Maggie May rocker has offered up two tickets...

Catherine Zeta Jones Proud Of Husband

Catherine Zeta Jones gave a tearful speech as her husband Michael Douglas received the Chaplin Award on Monday (24.05.10).The 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' actor - who has 31-year-old son Cameron from his previous marriage...

Ono, Clapton And Midler Join Forces For One-off Show

YOKO ONO was joined by a star-studded line-up including ERIC CLAPTON, BETTE MIDLER and the SCISSOR SISTERS on Tuesday night (16Feb10) to perform the first PLASTIC ONO BAND show in 40 years.Clapton joined bassist Klaus...

Midler Stages Haiti Benefit At Las Vegas Concert

BETTE MIDLER raised more than $35,000 (£21,875) during a single Las Vegas concert on Saturday (16Jan10) to benefit earthquake-devastated Haiti.The singer was on-stage performing her The Showgirl Must Go On gig at Sin City's Caesars...

Beyonce In Talks For Vegas Show

BEYONCE is in talks to follow in the footsteps of pop icons CELINE DION, BETTE MIDLER and CHER and star in her own Las Vegas revue.The superstar is negotiating terms for her own show at...

Midler's Daughter To Try Performing

BETTE MIDLER is passing on performance tips to her daughter SOPHIE, who has decided to follow in her mum's footsteps by pursuing a career in the spotlight.The Wind Beneath My Wings hitmaker has enjoyed decades...

Midler Urges Yankees To Clean Up New York

BETTE MIDLER is urging her hometown baseball team the New York Yankees to set a 'green' example for fans following the team's World Series win - insisting the players should help clean up the city.The...

Midler To Close Vegas Residency In January

Veteran entertainer BETTE MIDLER will bring the curtain down on her Las Vegas residency in January (10).The Hollywood singer/actress has been a regular at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino since debuting The...

Bette Midler Invigorated By 50

Bette Midler says 50 Cent has "made her life worth living".The 'Wind Beneath My Wings' singer revealed the rapper, who has been helping Midler's group the New York Restoration Project build a public garden in...

Midler: 'Hollywood Is Sexist'

BETTE MIDLER has accused Hollywood of sexism, insisting there are no movie roles for middle-aged women like her. Midler has made just three movies in nine years, and blames misogynistic studio chiefs for pushing older actress...

Midler Is A Big Ne-yo Fan

R&B hitmaker NE-YO has an unlikely fan in BETTE MIDLER after wowing the veteran entertainer at a recent New York concert. Midler joined hundreds of young Ne-Yo fans to check out the So Sick singer's gig...

Midler Rejects Career In Politics

Campaigning entertainer BETTE MIDLER has rejected the notion she'll ever get involved in politics, because she hasn't got the brains. The actress/singer works tirelessly for conservation charities, prompting the suggestion she should run for political office....

Midler Urges Spears To Take Las Vegas

BETTE MIDLER is urging BRITNEY SPEARS to follow in her footsteps and headline a Las Vegas residency. Midler kicked off her own Sin City set, The Showgirl Must Go On, this year (09), replacing Celine Dion...

Midler Gives Single Aniston Love Advice

Happily married BETTE MIDLER wants to play matchmaker for JENNIFER ANISTON - because the single actress deserves to be "cherished". Legendary entertainer Midler will celebrate her 25th wedding anniversary with husband Martin von Haselberg in December...

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