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Bette Midler Dresses Up as Her 'Hocus Pocus' Character For Halloween!

Bette Midler provided the ultimate Halloween throwback and dressed up like her Hocus Pocus character for her annual Hulaween Party on Friday (October 28) at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

The 70-year-old actress pulled out all the stops to recreate her character Winifred from the 1993 flick!

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Bette recently opened up about her surprise that there hasn’t been a sequel to hugely popular flick.

“For the life of me, I can’t understand why there’s not a sequel,” she told Billboard.

Bette added, “You don’t get to see women doing slapstick too much, and in the movie you can see that we’re having a blast…All the shackles were off…and we were allowed to be as wild as we wanted to be. It was a perfect storm of fun.”

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Bette Midler's 'Hello, Dolly!' Breaks Broadway Records on First Day of Sale!

It looks like Bette Midler‘s upcoming revival of Hello, Dolly! is Broadway’s hottest new ticket!

On the first day of sale over the weekend, the show brought in a record breaking $9,082,497. This number gives the show the best first day of sales in the history of Broadway!

Hello, Dolly! is set to begin previews on March 15, 2017 at The Shubert Theatre. Opening night is set for April 20.

Broadway vets Kate Baldwin, Gavin Creel, and Jennifer Simard are also set to star in the musical. Grab your tickets while you still can!

Bette Midler Apologizes for Insensitive Caitlyn Jenner Joke

Bette Midler has issued an apology for her tweet about Caitlyn Jenner that many people found to be insensitive.

The legendary entertainer has since-deleted a tweet that said, “Now that I Am Cait has been cancelled, will she go back to being Bruce? Will Kris take him back? Do I smell a re-wedding?!”

Bette was accused of being transphobic for her tweet, in which she misgendered Caitlyn.

“Dear friends @HRC, whom I have always supported. Sorry last tweet offended. An idle musing. I seem to have misread the temper of the times,” she wrote in an apology.

'The Voice' 2016: Season 11's Celeb Mentors Revealed!

The eleventh season of The Voice is set to premiere with a special episode during the Olympics next month and the celeb mentors for the battle round have been announced.

The four coaches for the upcoming season are returnees Adam Levine and Blake Shelton along with newbies Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys.

Miley has some experience on the show as she was the guest advisor during the knockout round in the previous season and she got to provide her expertise to all four teams.

Click through the slideshow to meet the four celeb mentors…

Bette Midler & Marc Jacobs Team Up for Met Gala 2016

Bette Midler arrives on the red carpet at the 2016 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 2) in New York City.

The actress was joined by designer Marc Jacobs at the annual fashion event, and the two were seen laughing together as they posed for pictures.

Bette wore a custom Marc Jacobs silver three-quarter length sleeve circle embroidered gown.

This year’s Costume Institute Gala Benefit – celebrating the opening of the Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology exhibition – is co-chaired by Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, Vogue editor Anna Wintour, and Apple exec Jonathan Ive.

FYI: Marc is wearing a bespoke Huntsman suit.

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Bette Midler Comments on Justin Bieber's Bare Butt Instagram

Justin Bieber keeps a low profile as he leaves a restaurant on Monday (March 28) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 22-year-old pop star sparked comments from actress Bette Midler after posting a bare butt photo of himself on Instagram the week before.

Justin Bieber Instagrammed a nude pic on Easter Sunday. His eggs were
hidden, but he was definitely serving two hams,” Bette tweeted.

Bette made headlines earlier in the month when she commented on Kim Kardashian’s famous NSFW selfie and was criticized by Kim for trying to be a “fake friend.”

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Bette Midler Responds to Kim Kardashian's Shade: 'Not Everyone Can Take a Joke'

Bette Midler has hit back at Kim Kardashian‘s Twitter diss, sent out late Monday (March 7), in response to her NSFW selfie.

“.@KimKardashian: I never tried to fake friend you. Looks like anyone can take a selfie but not everyone can take a joke…” the 70-year-old entertainer wrote in response to Kim‘s tweets.

Bette tweeted a joke about the selfie, saying, “Kim Kardashian tweeted a nude selfie today. If Kim wants us to see a part of her we’ve never seen, she’s gonna have to swallow the camera.”

In response, Kim wrote to Bette, “hey @BetteMidler I really didn’t want to bring up how you sent me a gift awhile back trying to be a fake friend then come at me #dejavu.”

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