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Bette Midler Pokes Fun At Streisand Feud

20 October 2000 | WENN | See recent WENN news »

Bette Midler is poking fun at her alleged feud with Barbra Streisand on her new TV sitcom "Bette" (2000). In the episode, Midler acts struck-dumb with laryngitis when Steven Spielberg calls to offer her a lead part in his latest movie. Unable to take the call due to her sore throat, Midler starts taking notes from the answer phone message, only to hear the dreaded words, "Hang on Bette, Barbra Streisand's on the other line." Making light of the feud tabloids have been stirring up for years, Midler grabs a kitchen knife and fakes stabbing herself in the stomach. »

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Bette's Upset With Lewd Storylines

4 October 2000 | WENN | See recent WENN news »

Bette Midler has lashed out at the writers of her new sitcom "Bette!" (2000) for being a little too lewd. The singer/actress admits things started off really well until the show's writers started getting a bit too familiar and demanding her character be more controversial. Bette says, "Let's just say there were some pretty tasteless ideas and I squashed them because I simply can't go that low." »

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