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  1. With first new album in 10 years, Melissa Manchester to sing at Jazziz in Boca RatonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Miami Herald

    ... teach them what I know," says Manchester, 64, who got her first break in the early '70s after Barry Manilow and Bette Midler chose her as one of The Divine Miss M's backup Harlettes. At Arista Records in 1975, Manchester had her first big solo hit, ...

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  2. Q&A: Kelly Clarkson Talks Lesbian Groupies...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Pridesource.com

    The original "American Idol," who memorably erupted into waterworks when she championed the first season of the reality show in 2002, wasn't always able to muster the willpower she's instilled in the gay community through her uncompromising persona and liberating pop anthems, including those on her latest album, "Piece by Piece." That's just the charm of Clarkson, who opens up in our new interview about overcoming teen inferiorities, diehard lesbian fans who call themselves "Kezbos," driving Bette Midler to "suicide," and that night she sipped some wine, felt "sad" for our generation and wrote a powerful song about it.

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  3. Lady Gaga's Dazzling Second ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Daily Beast

    ... glamour and almost schmaltzy promotion of old Hollywood standards, Lady Gaga has become the modern-day Bette Midler. And American Horror Story is a playground for her particular kind of talents. For one, its existence has always echoed the credo ...

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  4. Goldie Hawn Explains Why There Was Never a Sequel to "The First Wives Club"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KZKX-FM Lincoln

    ... it,. But the fear of women's movies is embedded in the culture." The film, which also starred Diane Keaton and Bette Midler, earned over $181 million globally. Now Kate Hudson's mother is looking to get back to work. Hawn said she's "looking at a ...

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  5. The First Wives Club sequel scrapped over...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | NewsNet5

    A follow-up to hit comedy THE FIRST WIVES CLUB was shelved because studio bosses weren't willing to increase GOLDIE HAWN, BETTE MIDLER and DIANE KEATON's salaries when the film became an unexpected hit. The 1996 film about three divorced women seeking revenge on their ex-husbands topped box offices around the world and left fans clamouring for a sequel, but in a new interview with the Harvard Business Review, Hawn reveals plans for a follow-up fell apart because studio bosses refused to pay the film's stars more money.

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  6. 200 Chart Moves: Nicki Minaj's 'The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Billboard

    ... (up from basically nothing the week previous). Let's Get It On has been absent from the chart since 1984. -- Bette Midler , It's the Girls! - No. 107 -- The Divine Miss M's album logs its best sales week (nearly 7,000; up 57 percent) since the week ...

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  7. Goldie Hawn on the Infuriating Reason There Wasn't a First Wives Club SequelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Time

    ... le it's certainly disappointing that there was never a Second Wives Club , it's good to know that Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Hawn took Lesley Gore's mantra to heart:

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  8. The First Wives Club Sequel Scrapped Over Salary WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | ContactMusic.com

    A follow-up to hit comedy The First Wives Club was shelved because studio bosses weren't willing to increase Goldie Hawn , Bette Midler and Diane Keaton 's salaries when the film became an unexpected hit. The 1996 film about three divorced women seeking revenge on their ex-husbands topped box offices around the world and left fans clamouring for a sequel, but in a new interview with the Harvard Business Review, Hawn reveals plans for a follow-up fell apart because studio bosses refused to pay the film's stars more money.

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  9. First Wives Club Musical Attacks "Dumb Girl Culture" With Motown HitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Playbill

    ... February. Based on the best-selling Olivia Goldsmith novel and the movie adaptation that starred Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton , the musical centers on three college friends who reunite in middle age following a tragedy and discover ...

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  10. Gore on a pivotal year and a breakthrough anthemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Boston.com

    ... one, "Goodbye Tony" ). In 1996, it took on new life through "The First Wives Club," with the film's stars Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, and Diane Keaton hamming it up as a wicked tale of revenge. More recently, in 2012, the song was reimagined as a ...

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  11. "It's My Party" Singer Dies at 68Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Externals

    ... and Mermaids. Gore's other hit, "You Don't Own Me," was used for many occasions such as when Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Goldie Hawnin covered the song for the 1996 film The First Wives Club. The song was also featured during a 2012 PSA about ...

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  12. 'It's My Party': Feminist singer Lesley Gore dead at 68Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Raw Story

    ... go out with you, don't put me on display." The song, later covered by Dusty Springfield and by a trio including Bette Midler in the movie "The First Wives Club," was unusually forthright in an era long before Beyonce and other successful women in ...

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  13. The Rose/Kardashian epic battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | CNN

    ... with a series of mean tweets under the hashtag #AbigailYouTried. In a recent interview with the Telegraph , Bette Midler criticized Ariana Grande's pop act as being needlessly sexy, calling it "terrible," "ridiculous" and "silly." When Grande heard ...

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  14. Without Lesley Gore This Famous 'First Wives Club...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Billboard

    ... don't own me, don't tie me down 'cause I'd never stay" Younger generations might remember the tune from when Bette Midler , Diane Keaton and Goldie Hawn sang it together in the iconic final scene of The First Wives Club -- it's hard to imagine the ...

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  15. Without Lesley Gore This Famous 'First Wives Club' Scene Would Never Have HappenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Me" is one of the songs she will be remembered for most. Younger generations might remember the tune from when Bette Midler , Diane Keaton and Goldie Hawn sang it together in the final scene of The First Wives Club . The scene is an iconic one from ...

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  16. Richard LaGravenese on GYPSY Updates, Barbra's Age, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... having first been made in 1962 (starring Rosalind Russell) and then again in 1993 for television (starring Bette Midler). Screenwriter and THE LAST FIVE YEARS director Richard LaGravenese recently told Queerty.com that the screenplay has been ...

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  17. Sharing the LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... the age. Along with her vocal abilities, she's an established songwriter. Her song "The Rose" became a hit by Bette Midler in 1979. Besides that, she's also written songs that have been recorded by LeAnn Rimes, Barry Manilow, Judy Collins, Anne ...

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  18. Profound meets the banal in Kim Kennedy Austin's Industry, Charity, Faith, HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Georgia Straight

    ... bridge collapses, here and elsewhere.) The exhibition subtitle is drawn from the chorus of a song performed by Bette Midler in the 1980 film Beaches . Unlike the maudlin content of the movie, the lyrics of this song, which Austin has cross-stitched ...

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  19. Rise 'N Shine with Bette & Juliette Oscar Show Set for 2/24Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    "Rise 'n Shine with Bette & Juliette" is back and just in time to give Hollywood's Biggest Night the Morning Show Treatment. This episode will be jam-packed featuring: celebrity guests, a classic movie cast reunion, an inside peek at behind-the-scenes talent, plus a whole lot more! You do NOT want to miss these two broads as they roll out the red carpet and guide you through an episode of all-things-Oscar! Tickets are now on sale @ betteandjuliette.brownpapertickets.com ! "Rise 'n Shine with Bette & Juliette" is a 'morning' stage/talk/variety show hosted by Bette Midler and Juliette Lewis .

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  20. Bette Midler Barclays Center Tickets: QueenBeeTickets.com Features...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Sys-Con Media

    Upcoming shows in will feature material from this album along with other songs that have been performed by the star over the years. Bette Midler Barclays Center tickets have sold so fast for concert tickets sell out amazingly quickly.

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