Bette Midler Compares Women to the N-Word, Desperately Tries to Walk It Back

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Bette Midler's bad, folks.

The legendary singer and actress Tweeted this week about the challenge women face in society (amidst debate over confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court because he may have committed sexual assault) when she likely went way too far.

In what sense?

What did people say about it?

And what did she say as an apology?

1. Who is Bette Midler?

Who is Bette Midler?
Fair enough. We understand younger readers might not know, but she has been nominated for two Oscars and won several Grammys, Emmys and Golden Globes. She is an entertainment industry legend.

2. Okay. So What Did She Write?

Okay. So What Did She Write?
Yes. She went there. We understand her frustration, but, as you might expect, using THIS reference and THIS comparion has not sat well with...anyone.

3. The Internet Responds...

The Internet Responds...

4. Well...Goodbye, Folks!

Well...Goodbye, Folks!

5. Just...What?!?

Just...What?!?

6. Enough About John Lennon!

Enough About John Lennon!

7. Shut Up. Sit Down.

Shut Up. Sit Down.

8. The Caucasity!

The Caucasity!

9. How Do We Put Out These Flames?

How Do We Put Out These Flames?

10. All THIS

All THIS

11. But She Did Apologize?

But She Did Apologize?
Sort of. Does this count?

12. Try Again, Bette?

Try Again, Bette?

13. All THIS, Too

All THIS, Too

14. That Was Not an Apology

That Was Not an Apology

15. This is Who She Should Have Quoted

This is Who She Should Have Quoted

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