• Bette Midler Faces Backlash for Calling West Virginia “Poor, Illiterate, and Strung Out”

    30 days ago - By Consequence of Sound

    Bette Midler isn't exactly one to conceal her political beliefs, but this time, her outspokenness came back to bite her: The actress came under fire yesterday for referring to the entire state of West Virginia as “poor, illiterate, and strung out” in a rant aimed at somewhat infamous... Please click the link below to read the full article. Bette Midler Faces Backlash for Calling West Virginia “Poor, Illiterate, and Strung Out”
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  • Bette Midler Apologizes For Calling West Virginia “Poor, Illiterate And Strung Out”

    Bette Midler Apologizes For Calling West Virginia “Poor, Illiterate And Strung Out”

    30 days ago - By Stereogum

    Bette Midler would like the world to know that Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Senator who recently doomed the entire Democratic domestic policy agenda, is not her hero. He is not everything that she would like to be. Manchin, a Democrat, recently announced that he wouldn't support Joe Biden's Build Back Better bill, essentially making that bill impossible to pass. Better Midler is mad. Unfortunately, in voicing her disapproval, Midler ended up insulting the entire state of West Virginia, and she immediately had to backtrack.
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