Bette Midler

In her 1978 world tour, award-winning actress and singer Bette Midler debuted Delores De Lago, the Toast of Chicago, AKA the mermaid in a wheelchair. The schtick was beloved by audiences everywhere for its kitschy and hilarious take on disability. Reductive Version In May 2011 during a one-off show in Sydney, Australia, the germ performed… read more »