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Bette Midler Under Fire for Mocking Melania's Accent

Star criticized after RNC tweets

(Newser) - Bette Midler is backtracking after mocking the first lady's accent during Melania Trump's speech Tuesday at the Republican National Convention. "Oh, God. She still can’t speak English," Midler tweeted , one in a long series of Melania slams that also included , "#beBest is back! A... More »

Comedy 'Legends' of 1996 to Reunite

Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton to star in 'Family Jewels'

(Newser) - Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton are finally reuniting on screen. The stars of the 1996 comedy classic The First Wives Club, in which they play former college friends who seek revenge on their exes after getting reacquainted at a funeral, will appear in a new comedy, Family Jewels.... More »

President Trump Is Feuding With Bette Midler

He calls her 'psycho' after she shares fake quote

(Newser) - President Trump has a packed schedule during his visit to the UK—but he wasn't too busy to feud with Bette Midler on Tuesday night. He blasted the star as a "washed up psycho" after she shared a debunked quote in which he supposedly described Republicans as the... More »

Bette Midler Sorry About Her Women, N-Word Tweet

She says she was tweeting out of anger over the Kavanaugh situation

(Newser) - Bette Midler had a rough Thursday on Twitter, and it all started with her paraphrasing Yoko Ono. In a now-deleted tweet that you can see at USA Today , the 72-year-old wrote, "'Women, are the n-word of the world.' Raped, beaten, enslaved, married off, worked like dumb animals;... More »

Bette Midler Accuses Geraldo Rivera of Groping

She renews allegation, calls for apology

(Newser) - Bette Midler renewed an allegation of 1970s sexual misconduct against Geraldo Rivera on Thursday, a day after Rivera called the news business "flirty" amid Matt Lauer's dismissal by NBC , the AP reports. In a tweet posted by the actress-singer and confirmed by her publicist, she included a video... More »

Dear Evan Hansen Wins Big at Tonys

Musical about young outsiders picks up 6 awards

(Newser) - Dear Evan Hansen, a touching, heartfelt musical about young outsiders, has won the biggest theater popularity contest—winning the best new musical trophy at the Tony Awards along with five other statuettes, including best score, book, and top actor honors for Ben Platt. The show came into the night as... More »

Kim Kardashian Now in at Least 3 Nude Feuds

Naked selfie sparks Twitter uproar

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian tweeted a nude selfie Monday, and is now in a bit of a spat with three other celebrities who didn't react kindly to it. Bette Midler tweeted , "Kim Kardashian tweeted a nude selfie today. If Kim wants us to see a part of her we've... More »

Bette Midler: A Worm Crawled Out of My iPhone

No word on how it got in there

(Newser) - Today's Weird/Gross Celebrity Story comes to us courtesy of Bette Midler. It all started when her iPhone got wet, and, well, we'll just let her tweets from Tuesday tell the story:
  • 11:11am : "World gone mad. AND I dropped my phone in the toilet AGAIN!! I should
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21 Crazy Celebrity Feuds

The latest: Anderson Cooper and Star Jones

(Newser) - Thought Anderson Cooper's epic takedown of Star Jones was awesome? Well, that wasn't the end of the story: After his rant, Cooper was asked about Jones again, and his response was: "I’ve got nothing more to say, nor do I want to be in a room... More »

10 Shocking Oscar-less Actors

Really, no love for Cary Grant?

(Newser) - You'd think legendary actor Cary Grant would have won at least one Oscar, right? Wrong: Though he was nominated twice, Grant never took home the prize. Gear up for Oscar night with The Stir's list of 10 actors who, surprisingly, never won an Oscar:
  • Bette Midler: She has, however, "
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Obama Can't Pack the House in Vegas

Tickets left for Reid fundraiser at venue Celine Dion sold out

(Newser) - Not being able to fill a room isn’t a charge usually leveled at President Obama, but, the Los Angeles Times reports, there are still (relatively cheap) tickets available for a fundraiser he’s hosting tonight for Sen. Harry Reid at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Elton John and Celine... More »

LiLo's House Not Robbed, Just Messy

Plus, another ex pines over Jen, and more

(Newser) - Lindsay Lohan can’t catch a break. First she’s dumped, then her house is broken into—or not. The attempted burglary reported yesterday turned out to be a false alarm, the AP reports. Police said the house was just extremely messy, not ransacked. Elsewhere:
  • Jennifer Aniston’s exes are
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