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The Things They Say: 3976881

2nd December 2013

"Barbra called and said, 'You know, I hear that you’re doing this and I want to make sure that my side of the story is told'. I said, 'Barbra, I think it’s a love letter...

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1st December 2013

"I didn’t have enough sex. Well, I didn’t have enough celebrity sex. And I think that’s important when you’re writing a memoir." Bette Midler on what's stopping her from penning an autobiography.

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Bette Midler Skipping Thanksgiving Festivities

28th November 2013

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,...

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1st November 2013

"I made that make-up up. That was my make-up design. I was very proud of it... The teeth were brilliant and you know what? I still have the teeth." Veteran actress Bette Midler admits her...

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

1st November 2013

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...

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30th October 2013

"We had a great time making it. We laughed the whole time! We flew! And we got to wear crazy noses and fake teeth and we just had the best time!" Bette Midler on her...

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The Things They Tweet: 3906711

15th October 2013

"I can't believe they hounded Charlie Hunnam out of 50 Shades of Grey. This is a first. Since when does the audience get a say in casting??" Bette Midler was looking forward to seeing Hunnam...

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26th August 2013

"The brilliant, incandescent Julie Harris has died. Unforgettable, magical and irreplaceable." Bette Midler pays tribute to late actress Julie Harris, who died aged 87 on Saturday (24Aug13).

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Hollywood Pays Tribute To Karen Black

9th August 2013

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,...

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

23rd July 2013

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...

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Helen Mirren Cut Short Italian Family Vacation To Work With Pacino

4th July 2013

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...

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The Things They Tweet: 3740168

29th June 2013

"Oh, what a run! I have to thank the wonderful crew and staff at the Booth Theatre. Every night was a pleasure and a joy." Bette Midler thanks her colleagues as she prepares to end...

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Bette Midler Sings For Dying Fan

25th June 2013

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...

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4th June 2013

"I'm so exhausted. 7 shows a week, not to mention taking care of the family. I hope I never get too tired to complain." Veteran entertainer Bette Midler is feeling drained performing in her hit...

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Bette Midler Praises Michael Douglas

3rd June 2013

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...

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

31st May 2013

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...

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Bette Midler's Broadway Return Recoups Initial Investment

30th May 2013

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,...

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Django Unchained Stays Chained To First Place In Sales, Rentals

2nd May 2013

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...

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

29th April 2013

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...

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Tom Hanks And Nathan Lane Land Drama Desk Awards Nominations

29th April 2013

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...

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

By Joe Wilde | 26th April 2013

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...

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Bette Midler Wins Stellar Reviews As Talent Agent Sue Mengers

25th April 2013

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...

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

By Hayley Avron | 25th April 2013

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...

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

By Victoria Pavlova | 25th April 2013

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...

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Russell Crowe Bothered By Birds

19th April 2013

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...

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The Things They Tweet: 3583413

1st April 2013

"Heard @Pink shows in my area were fantastic; would have killed to be there." Veteran entertainer Bette Midler wishes she had attended one of the pop star's recent concerts.

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Bettle Midler Shocked By Bird Sex

7th March 2013

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...

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

By Hayley Avron | 31st January 2013

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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Bette Midler Urges Fans To Support New York City Tree Campaign

29th January 2013

Legendary entertainer Bette Midler has urged her fans to think green this Valentine's Day (14Feb13) by funding a tree in New York City in honour of their loved ones.The singer/actress has a longstanding affiliation with...

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Helen Mirren Turned To Husband For Phil Spector Information

8th January 2013

Helen Mirren turned to her filmmaker husband for help after she was cast as Bette Midler's replacement in a new Phil Spector biopic - because he once worked for the disgraced music mogul.The actress portrays...

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