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Midler + Fisher Join Jagger's Women

BETTE MIDLER and CARRIE FISHER have joined the cast of MICK JAGGER's THE WOMEN remake. The two stars will join Meg Ryan, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Annette Bening, Eva Mendes and Candice Bergen in the film, which...

Midler's Manager Dead At 64

BETTE MIDLER's beloved manager, AARON RUSSO, has lost his cancer battle at the age of 64. The svengali, who also produced movies like Trading Places and Teachers died at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center early...

Midler Faces Fine After Destroying Trees

Hollywood actress BETTE MIDLER will be hit with a fine after illegally cutting down more than 230 trees close to her home on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. The showbiz icon may have to pay...

Midler Intimidated By Vegas Stage

BETTE MIDLER is terrified about taking over from CELINE DION's Las Vegas show when the Canadian singer stands down next year (08), and has warned fans she may suffer from stage fright. The actress/singer will...

Midler To Take Over From Dion In Vegas

Showbiz icon BETTE MIDLER has agreed to take over CELINE DION's Las Vegas show when the Canadian singer stands down next year (08). Midler will begin rehearsals in October (07) and take to the stage...

Dreyfuss + Midler Back Together

RICHARD DREYFUSS and BETTE MIDLER are set to reteam on the big screen for the first time since 1986's Down + Out In Beverly Hills. The couple have signed on to star in new Disney...

Elton Celebrates 60th With 20,000 Fans

SIR ELTON JOHN celebrated his 60th birthday for the third time last night (25MAR07) - performing to 20,000 fans and celebrity friends at New York City's Madison Square Garden. The ROCKET MAN singer, real name...

Midler And Aguilera Serenade Billionaire For Birthday

CHRISTINA AGUILERA and BETTE MIDLER joined in a celebration for billionaire JOE HARDY on Saturday (06JAN06), after his children hired them to help make his 84th birthday memorable. Aguilera sang HAPPY BIRTHDAY while Midler performed...

Midler Calls Britney A Slut + Urges Her To Get `Nicer'

Outspoken diva BETTE MIDLER has blasted BRITNEY SPEARS and LINDSAY LOHAN for their wild ways, calling them "sluts". The singer/actress admits she's had wild times, just like the party girls, but she would never have...

One Hundred Thousand Fans Turn Out For Christmas Tree Spectacular

An estimated 100,000 people crowded the streets of Manhattan, New York last night (29NOV06) to witness the star-studded Christmas tree lighting festivities at the Rockefeller Center. The two-hour extravaganza, which was televised across America, was...

Hawn Set For Stage Showdown With Glick

GOLDIE HAWN is set to become the latest big name to tango with Broadway sensation JIMINY GLICK as part of funnyman MARTIN SHORT's hit new show. The Oscar-winning actress will take to stage for an...

Mcbride, Enya And Aguilera To Make Christmas Sparkle

MARTINA MCBRIDE, ENYA, CHRISTINA AGUILERA and SARAH MCLACHLAN will join BETTE MIDLER and LIONEL RICHIE to launch Christmas time in New York this year (06). The stars will perform at the annual Christmas tree lighting...

Hollywood Loves Hillary

New York Senator HILLARY CLINTON has become the clear favourite to take over as US president in 2008 after funding her upcoming campaign with cash from the likes of TOM HANKS, BETTE MIDLER and REESE...

Blunt Tops Funeral Poll

English singer/songwriter JAMES BLUNT's hit GOODBYE MY LOVER is the most popular song at funerals, according to a new poll. The star's third single was the most requested track at funerals in the UK last...

The Knack Star Gary Dies At 54

THE KNACK drummer BRUCE GARY has lost his battle with lymphoma. He was 54. The MY SHARONA hitmaker is also famous for producing archive JIMI HENDRIX recordings and performing behind stars like BOB DYLAN, SHERYL...

Mardin's Son Completes Dad's Final Tribute

The tribute album music mogul ARIF MARDIN was recording when he died in June (06) will be completed by his producer son JOE. The Atlantic Records producer, who masterminded some of ARETHA FRANKLIN and DUSTY...

Hasselhoff To Star In His Own Musical

BAYWATCH star DAVID HASSELHOFF is jetting off to Australia to appear in a stage production based on his life. DAVID HASSELHOFF: THE MUSICAL will include segments inspired by THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, KNIGHT RIDER...

Midler Laughs Off Wedding Singer Reports

LATEST: BETTE MIDLER has laughed off reports she will be the wedding singer at KEITH URBAN and NICOLE KIDMAN's nuptials, despite admitting she has been invited. The singer/actress insists recent reports her THE STEPFORD WIVES...

First Wives Club To Become Broadway Musical

THE FIRST WIVES CLUB is being adapted as a musical for the Broadway, New York stage. The 1996 film, which starred GOLDIE HAWN, BETTE MIDLER and DIANE KEATON, will be turned into a musical by...

Lavigne Plans Double Career

Pop princess AVRIL LAVIGNE is set to follow in the footsteps of veteran stars BARBRA STREISAND and BETTE MIDLER by successfully combining singing and film careers. The 21-year-old I'M WITH YOU hitmaker, whose two new...

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...

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