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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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Bette Midler Heading Back To Broadway

8th January 2013

Legendary entertainer Bette Midler is returning to Broadway for the first time in 30 years to play famed talent agent Sue Mengers.The singer/actress will star in screenwriter John Logan's new play I'll Eat You Last:...

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The Hobbit Rings In The Year At No. 1

2nd January 2013

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey remained the top film at theaters on New Year's Eve, taking in an additional $7 million, to bring its domestic total to $228.6 million. Somewhat surprisingly, however, Les Misérables moved...

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Bette Midler Offended By Grandmother Role

24th December 2012

Bette Midler was shocked to receive an offer to play a grandmother in a new film and felt "totally offended" to be thought of as an older woman.The 67 year old plays a grandparent in...

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Billy Crystal And Bette Midler Want Comedic Oscars Category

23rd December 2012

Veteran entertainers Billy Crystal and Bette Midler are urging bosses behind the Oscars to acknowledge comedic actors by launching a new awards category.In the early years, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences chiefs split...

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The Things They Say: 3425126

18th December 2012

"If we'd known how great having children was, we would have had more. When I have a grandchild, I'm kidnapping it." Veteran star Bette Midler cannot wait for her only daughter, Sophie, to become a...

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Bette Midler Needed Therapy After Las Vegas Residency

18th December 2012

Veteran entertainer Bette Midler enrolled in therapy after her Las Vegas residency left her battling exhaustion.The star debuted Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in 2008, but the...

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Bette Midler Glee Rumour Hots Up

17th December 2012

Bette Midler is ''waiting for the call'' to confirm her role in 'Glee'.The singer-and-actress was invited to take part in the popular musical TV show earlier this year by co-creator Ryan Murphy - following in...

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Bette Midler Still Waiting For Glee Call

17th December 2012

Bette Midler is still waiting for a call from Ryan Murphy after he publicly offered her a role on Glee earlier this year (12).The director/producer was honoured at an awards show in New York in...

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Billy Crystal's Film Premiere Scrapped In Light Of School Massacre

17th December 2012

The Los Angeles premiere of Billy Crystal and Bette Midler's new comedy Parental Guidance was axed this weekend (15-16Dec12) out of respect for the victims of the Connecticut elementary school shooting on Friday (14Dec12).Fox movie...

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Bette Midler Celebrates Native Indian Land Victory

5th December 2012

Veteran entertainer Bette Midler has thanked fans for helping Native American tribes reach their fundraising goal to buy sacred lands in South Dakota.The singer/actress and rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs were among the big names...

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The Things They Tweet: 3387098

23rd November 2012

"Still alive. Cooked for 5 hours, ate in 15 minutes, cleaned for 4 hours, collapsed in a heap at dusk." Veteran entertainer Bette Midler hosted a tiring but successful Thanksgiving feast on Thursday (22Nov12).

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Bette Midler And Sean Combs Boost Profile Of Native American Tribe Campaign

19th November 2012

Veteran entertainer Bette Midler and rap mogul Sean '' Combs have voiced their support for a fundraising campaign for Native American tribes to buy sacred lands in South Dakota.The tribes of the Great Sioux Nation...

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Bette Midler Regrets Firing Manager

12th November 2012

Bette Midler has branded her decision to fire her manager Aaron Russo in 1980 one of the biggest mistakes of her life because her career took a major nose-dive after they parted ways.The movie producer...

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Bette Midler Suffered With Exhaustion After Las Vegas Residency

12th November 2012

Veteran entertainer Bette Midler took a hiatus after wrapping up her Las Vegas residency in 2010 because she was struck down with adrenal exhaustion.The Oscar winner debuted Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On at...

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Bette Midler Raises $1.8 Million For New York Restoration Project

1st November 2012

Actress Bette Midler helped raised $1.8 million (£1.1 million) for the New York Restoration Project (Nyrp) on Wednesday (31Oct12), just two days after the state was ravaged by superstorm Sandy.Each year the veteran entertainer hosts...

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