Bette Midler

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Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945) is an American actress, comedienne and singer. She is a Grammy award winner and multiple oscar-nominee. She is well known for her raunchy character "The Divine Miss M," and is an active supporter of gay rights as well as an environmentalist.


  • "A lot of people say that my life is wasted on me because I could be a bigger asshole than I am, but I've chosen not to be."

on The Strip podcast interviewed by Steve Friess[12 27 2007 @ 20:59]PODXIES

  • Let the world stop turning, Let the sun stop burning
    Let them tell me love's not worth going through.
    If it all falls apart, I will know deep in my heart,
    the only dream that mattered had come true.
    I was loved by you.


  • Actors have to be the perfect blend of complete realist and also idealist. They have to think that they are the best thing since sliced bread, but know that they're not.
  • Cherish forever what makes you unique, 'cuz you're a real yawn if it goes!
  • Fuck 'em if they can't take a joke!
  • I didn't belong as a kid, and that always bothered me. If only I'd known that one day my differentness would be an asset, then my early life would have been much easier.
  • I don't have to be well informed - just well endowed. I'm a star.
  • I made a pact with myself a long time ago: Never watch anything stupider than you. It's helped me a lot.
  • I never know how much of what I say is true. If I did, I'd bore myself to death.
  • I rap lite on I'm Beautiful. I have an excellent sense of time. I was thinking of taking up bass or drums because I like rhythm. The problem is, I have nothing to say. What am I going to rap about? My hairdresser? My nails? Actually, that could be fun.
  • I shake my tits a lot. If you don’t want to listen, you can just watch.
  • My idea of superwoman is someone who scrubs her own floors.
  • Rap is poetry set to music. But to me it's like a jackhammer.
  • The only thing Madonna will ever do like a virgin is give birth in a stable.
  • When it's three o'clock in New York, it's still 1938 in London.
  • Give a girl the correct footwear and she can conquer the world.

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