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VT Exclusive : Bette Midler To Replace Celine Dion

By Chuckmonster on Thursday, 3rd May 2007 5:23pm
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Harrah's Entertainment will announce tomorrow that Bette Midler will be replacing Celine Dion as Colosseum at Caesars Palace headliner. Midler will take over the keys of the Colosseum in February 2008, a few months after Celine Dion's run ends.

Bette Midler has been tossed around as a possible headliner in Las Vegas for a number of years, both to replace Celine Dion and also as a possible headliner at Wynn Las Vegas. Ms. Midler has been spotted around Las Vegas quite often in the last 5 months or so, so this isn't a big surprise but still very big news.

We did a little research into this anonymous tip and found a corroborating Liz Smith gossip article from last weeks Variety. Evidently the show will be called "The Showgirl Must Go On" and will not be a Midler-ized "A New Day..."

Update: Evidently Steve Friess has pimped this story on The Strip Podcast's blog site a few days ago - so much for having a mini scoop...



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