Bette Midler – Wind Beneath My Wings
Bette Midler’s stellar career has taken her to all four corners of the Earth, winning a wide range of awards in her time. In a career spanning over five decades, she has won four Golden Globe awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, two Tony Awards and a host of others. One of her many films — Beaches — airs on Channel 5 this afternoon at 3:25pm.
The film tells the story of a friendship, formed on a beach, between two little girls from opposite ends of society.
Their initial meeting signals the beginning of a lifelong friendship as the pair stay in touch for a number of years by writing to one another.
Years later, San Francisco rich kid Hillary moves to New York to stay with her friend.
The film charters the stages of their friendship, their respective romances and them both falling for the same man.
Bette Midler told Piers Morgan to ‘f*** off’ over Meghan Markle jibe
Bette Midler at the White House in December.
Ms Midler, 76, has a history of social media rows with outspoken journalist and broadcaster Piers Morgan.
The Duchess of Sussex had delivered a speech to the When All Women Vote initiative which sought to boost female suffrage, prompting Mr Morgan to accuse her of politicising her role.
He tweeted: “The…