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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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Friday, August 4, 2017

Mark Shenton: Broadway’s reliance on star power is proving its undoing

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Mark Shenton: Broadway’s reliance on star power is proving its undoing
by Mark Shenton – Aug 2, 2017

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The brutal economics of Broadway’s dependence on star casting has been underlined by two current shows. First, Hello, Dolly!, which is doing record business at the Shubert Theatre (and setting record prices, too) thanks to star Bette Midler, in her first return to a Broadway musical in 50 years. But when Midler recently took a holiday, revenues fell precipitously – from close to $3 million a week to just $722,500. Read More

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

BetteBack January 17, 1996: Bette Midler Is Nominated For American Comedy Award

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago
January 17, 1996

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LOS ANGELES — NBC and 20th Century Fox led the field in the annual Am erican Comedy Awards nominations as Jason Alexander, Michael Richards, Steve Martin, Robin Williams and Janeane Garofalo all picked up multiple m entions. NBC received 14 nom inations, due in large part to “Friends” and “Seinfeld,” which had four m entions each. Fox movies — notably “French Kiss” and “Nine Months picked up five mentions. Meanwhile, MGM’s “Get Shorty” is the most-nominated movie, with mentions going to John Travolta, Bette Midler, Dennis Farina and Gene Hackman. The nom inations are derived from a survey of approxim ately 1,500 working comedians and performers, who will also vote to determ ine the w inners, producer George Schlatter explained. Read More

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

The only thing Madonna will ever do like a virgin is give birth in a stable…

“The only thing Madonna will ever do like a virgin is give birth in a stable.” – ―Bette Midler (Source/Notes: From her album ‘Mud will be Flung Tonight)

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Monday, April 18, 2016

2008 – Bette on The View Part 2 (HQ)

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Sunday, April 17, 2016

2008 – Bette on The View Part 1 (HQ)

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Sunday, March 27, 2016

Marc Shaiman Ties The Knot To Lieutenant Commander Louis Mirabal March 26

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Hairspray Composer Marc Shaiman Ties The Knot
BY PLAYBILL STAFF
MAR 26, 2016

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Grammy, Emmy, Tony-winning and multi Oscar-nominated composer Marc Shaiman married Lieutenant Commander Louis Mirabal March 26. The two were wed in New Jersey following Mirabal’s retirement ceremony, honoring his 20 years of service.

During the ceremony, Tony winner Nathan Lane read “Old Glory.” Other guests included The Visit producer Tom Kirdahy, who officiated the wedding, as well as Bette Midler, Whoopi Goldberg and Patti LuPone. Read More

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

BetteBack October 30, 1994: Was Bette A Cigar Afficianado?

Brownsville Herald
October 30, 1994

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Is it the decade of the cigar-totin’ woman? Sales jumped 35 percent last year, heralding a new “Golden Age of Smokes.” Women are getting into the aromatic act, with aficionados including Whoopi Goldberg, Bette Midler and Madonna. The California-based George Sand Smokers’ Sodely, an all-female cigar club, plans to ignite chapters in Chicago, Boston and New York. Also new: the Cigar of the Month Pub.

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Sunday, February 14, 2016

BetteBack December 9, 1993: So Who is The Highest Paid Actress In Hollywood?

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago
December 9, 1993

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They do say that Julia Roberts’ reported $8 million salary for her next film, “Tracks,” is an all-time high for an actress. (This is pretty impressive, considering that we don’t know yet if Julia has retained her box office clout after a year-and-a half hiatus. “The Pelican Brief” and “ I Love Trouble” will be her “comeback’’ movies.)

Now, having written this, I sit back and wait for calls from the outraged press reps for Whoopi Goldberg, Barbra Streisand, Sharon Stone, Michelle Pfeiffer, Bette Midler, et a1., insisting that their star is the biggest, the best and, most certainly, the highest paid. Read More

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Sunday, December 20, 2015

BetteBack July 15, 1993: Kathy Najimy Talks Hocus Pocus, Her Character, And Her Idol, Bette Midler

Anderson Herald Bulletin
July 15, 1993

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Kathy Najimy, a vivacious and versatile actress, would like to portray a wide variety of roles. The only parts she won’t play are those that could be construed as stereotypical.

Sister Mary Patrick, her scene-stealing character in “Sister Act,” made the Singing Nun and the Flying Nun seem like traditionalists.

In her latest film, the Walt Disney Pictures fantasy comedy “Hocus Pocus” (which premiers Friday), Najimy plays one of three 17th-century witch sisters whose spirits are inadvertently conjured up on a Halloween night In modern-day Salem. Hanged 300 years ago, they had vowed to someday return to eat all the children of the town. Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker play her witch sisters. Read More

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