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Midler To Sing At Kidman's Wedding

BETTE MIDLER will perform at NICOLE KIDMAN and KEITH URBAN's wedding next month (JUN06), singing her hit WIND BENEATH MY WINGS. Kidman begged Midler to take to the stage, because the track is her all-time...

George And Julia Go Green For Vanity Fair

Hollywood pals GEORGE CLOONEY and JULIA ROBERTS have gone green for the cover of style magazine Vanity Fair's upcoming environmental issue. The couple, who played man and wife in OCEAN'S ELEVEN, appear alongside environmentalists AL...

Midler Offers To Mentor + Dress Pink

BETTE MIDLER has become such a big fan of pop star PINK she has offered to mentor her - and give her parts of her outlandish wardrobe. Pink performed THE ROSE with Midler onstage with...

Notting Hill Star Angry At Midler

NOTTING HILL funnyman JAMES DREYFUS has slammed BETTE MIDLER for ruining his chance to achieve Hollywood superstardom. After playing HUGH GRANT's silly bookshop colleague in the 1999 movie, Dreyfus thought he had finally made the...

Midler's Aids Sadness

Actress and singer BETTE MIDLER felt compelled to campaign for AIDS charities after watching friends die from the virus. AIDS made a massive impact on the Jewish star's life when she lost a number of...

Midler: 'Cocaine Is Unattractive'

BEACHES star BETTE MIDLER gave up cocaine because she hated the way it made her grind her teeth and talk endlessly. The 60-year-old actress experimented with narcotics when she was younger but was turned off...

Hawn Blasts Hollywood Sexism

GOLDIE HAWN has slammed America's film industry for its sexist values - insisting actresses are treated badly in relation to their male counterparts. The PRIVATE BENJAMIN beauty came up against Hollywood's misogynistic attitudes when she...

Midler's Marriage Shock

Hollywood actress BETTE MIDLER has admitted she did not love her husband MARTIN VON HASELBERG when she married him. The BEACHES star tied the knot with the commodities broker in a Las Vegas chapel...

Midler Preparing For Big Surprise

BETTE MIDLER is bracing herself for a 60th birthday surprise because she knows her husband is arranging something grand. The WIND BENEATH MY WINGS singer is convinced her husband MARTIN is planning a big...

Elton Auctions Off Villa Stays

ELTON JOHN has opened the doors to his homes in Venice, Italy and Nice, France for wealthy fans who are prepared to pay high rents to his Aids Foundation charity. The rocker auctioned off...

Destiny's Child Take Number Ones To Number One

DESTINY'S CHILD have taken their final album of number one hits to the top of the US charts. The soon-to-disband R+B trio's #1'S album debuted at the top with 113,000 copies sold. Canadian...

John Plans A Birthday Treat For Midler

SIR ELTON JOHN is planning a special treat for BETTE MIDLER's 60th birthday on 31 October (05) - he'll perform at a benefit gala held in her honour. Midler plans to combine her big...

Williams And Cosby Blast Bush Over Katrina Response

A series of celebrities including ROBIN WILLIAMS and BILL COSBY have slammed US President GEORGE W BUSH for his response to last month's (AUG05) Hurricane Katrina. Speaking at New York's Higher Ground benefit on...

Stewart Gives Katrina Fundraiser The Cold Shoulder

Veteran rocker ROD STEWART has pulled out of a fundraising concert for the victims of Hurricane Katrina after doctors told him to rest following shoulder surgery. The DO YA THINK I'M SEXY? vocalist was...

Another Telethon For Hurricane Victims

America's Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) has become the latest network to announce a Hurricane Katrina telethon. ELVIS COSTELLO and his wife DIANA KRALL, BETTE MIDLER, PAUL SIMON and JAMES TAYLOR will be among the...

Stars Line-up For New York Relief Show

ROD STEWART, ELTON JOHN, STEVIE NICKS, JIMMY BUFFETT and LENNY KRAVITZ are among the stars who have signed up for a benefit concert for Hurricane Katrina relief in New York later this month (20SEP05)....

Stars Plan A Big Turn-out For Luther's Send-off

DIONNE WARWICK, ALICIA KEYS, BETTE MIDLER and DIANA ROSS will be among the stars saying a fond farewell to soul legend LUTHER VANDROSS today (08JUL05) as the singer is remembered at a memorial service in...

Soul Superstar Luther Vandross Dead At 54

Soul star LUTHER VANDROSS has died at the age of 54. The GIVE ME THE REASON singer never fully recovered from a massive stroke in April 2003, which left him in a coma....

Midler Begs Boats To Slow Down

Actress BETTE MIDLER has urged New York City Council officials to pass a law enforcing boats to slow down on the busy Harlem River. The flamboyant singer, who heads the New York Restoration...

Midler Slams Pop Babes

BETTE MIDLER has blasted the endless stream of characterless female pop stars in the contemporary music scene. The veteran singer and actress is baffled by the popularity of modern women artists, because they all...

Midler: 'What Britney Movie?'

BETTE MIDLER's planned movie collaboration with BRITNEY SPEARS has been ditched by Hollywood bosses. The veteran entertainer and TOXIC star Spears were poised to team up in a film called IN THE PINK, but...

Spears Gearing Up For Second Film Role

Newlywed pop star BRITNEY SPEARS is busy learning lines for her second movie role, which begins filming later this month (MAR05). The TOXIC singer is set to play door-to-door saleswoman DREW HEART alongside CHER,...

Be Cool Spoof Raises A Laugh

Marketing bosses at film studio MGM are hoping to boost the fortunes of JOHN TRAVOLTA's new movie BE COOL by releasing a parody of trade magazine DAILY VARIETY, featuring stories about the characters in the...

Midler Bemoans Concert Ticket Prices

Veteran singer BETTE MIDLER is so disgusted with the spiralling costs of concert tickets, she's considering scaling down her shows to curb prices. Midler, who's currently on the second leg of her KISS MY...

Rod Gets Out The Great American Songbook Again

ROD STEWART has recorded another installment of his hit THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK series after signing up ERIC CLAPTON, STEVIE WONDER and DOLLY PARTON to perform standards with him. Stevie Wonder plays harmonica on...

Midler Runs To Keep Voice In Shape

BETTE MIDLER puts herself through a gruelling regime to prepare herself for live shows - a 3.6 kilometre (two mile) run before each performance. The singer and actress, 58, likes to get her body...

Milder Announces Second Leg Of Tour

Singer and actress BETTE MIDLER has announced a second leg of her hugely successful KISS MY BRASS! tour. The GRAMMY winner's additional dates will kick off on 30 September (04) at the Verizon Arena...

Broderick Would Love A Stepford Wife

Comedy actor MATTHEW BRODERICK "likes the idea" of the domestic goddesses in FRANK OZ's movie remake THE STEPFORD WIVES. The 42-year-old - husband of SEX AND THE CITY star SARAH JESSICA PARKER - confesses...

Midler Takes Crash Course On Stepford Wives

BETTE MIDLER had a lot of research to do after landing a role in the comedy remake of THE STEPFORD WIVES - because she had never seen the original before. The 58-year-old singer and...

Midler Stunned At Hilton's Post-sex Tape Survival

BETTE MIDLER is stunned to see how PARIS HILTON has managed to still have her public image intact after the unveiling of her sex tape. While the 58-year-old singer and actress is pleased that...

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