Tag Archives: Memoir

Thursday, December 7, 2017

5 Things We Learned From Jenifer Lewis’ Memoir ‘The Mother of Black

Essence
5 Things We Learned From Jenifer Lewis’ Memoir ‘The Mother of Black Hollywood’
Lyndsey McFail Nov, 23, 2017

Actress, singer, diva and the Mother of Black Hollywood, Jenifer Lewis is a force to be reckoned with. She’s played on stages with some of greats and has honestly played everyone’s momma, from Tupac’s character in Poetic Justice and Tina Turner’s mother, Zelma Bullock, in What’s Love Got to Do With It to Ruby on ABC’s, black-ish.

When Lewis released her memoir, The Mother of Black Hollywood, we couldn’t wait to get our hands on a copy to see what the actress had to say. Here are a few things we learned. Read More

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Looking Back At Geraldo Rivera’s 1991 Is Like Looking At The Bible Of Workplace Harrassment

Daily Beast
Geraldo Rivera’s 1991 Memoir Is a Horndog’s Bible of Workplace Harassment
Erin Gloria Ryan
11.30.17 11:00 PM ET

He grabs Bette Midler’s boobs, beds every conceivable underling, and waxes about failing to have sex with Barbara Walters. I read it all so you didn’t have to.

Threesomes with young interns in the studio boiler room. Making out with a PA in front of an entire news crew. Receiving oral sex from the estranged wife of the Canadian prime minister in a Central Park rowboat. Read More

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Jenifer Lewis (Former Harlette), The “Black Bette Midler”, recalls one-night stand with Jon Voight

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Jenifer Lewis recalls one-night stand with Jon Voight
By Derrick Bryson Taylor November 2, 2017 | 11:52am

Jenifer Lewis bared her soul in her memoir “The Mother of Black Hollywood,” including the details of her sex addiction and a one-night stand with Jon Voight.

In the chapter titled “A Doll Named ‘Killer,’” Lewis, 60, recalls performing at Studio 54 one year for an AIDS charity and catching Voight’s eye.

Lewis, who currently stars on “Black-ish,” writes that she and Voight began their night with a walk through Central Park and took a romantic carriage ride. Read More

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Monday, March 31, 2014

“I opened the door for trashy singers with big tits”

New York Daily News
Bette Midler on reissuing her 1980 memoir: ‘I opened the door for trashy singers with big t-ts’
The Divine Miss M talked with The News about her memoir ‘A View from Abroad,’ reissued this year thanks to demand from her fans.
BY MARGARET EBY
Monday, March 31, 2014, 2:00 AM

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Thirty-four years after she first published her memoir “A View from A Broad,” Bette Midler has some advice for her younger self.

“Keep your figure,” Midler, 68, joked to the Daily News. “I had just come off the road. I had two years when I was working out all the time; I think I weighed like 90 pounds. Those were the days.” Read More

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Bette Midler Reissues Her 1980 Memoir A View from a Broad

People
Bette Midler Reissues Her 1980 Memoir A View from a Broad
By CARLOS GREER
03/26/2014 at 07:15 PM EDT

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She wowed at The Oscars and now Bette Midler, 68, is reminding fans of her wit with the reissue of her 1980 memoir, A View From A Broad.

“I read it again about six months ago and it’s really charming to revisit [that time],” she tells PEOPLE. “In a funny way, it’s the diary that I would have written if I had lived in wonderland.”

Midler’s memoir reads like a scrap book chock-full of fun and raw anecdotes from her life on the road during her first world tour. It was eight years before she released the Blockbuster Beaches, and she was ready to make her mark. Read More

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