Hey, anyone know how Bette Midler can get her fair share of Hollywood handouts?


Thank goodness President Obama and Congress averted certain economic catastrophe by passing the fiscal cliff bill. Now Richie Riches like Bette Midler will finally have to pay their “fair share.” Well, before raking in $430 million in Hollywood handouts.

On Friday night, Midler acknowledged the Hollywood foot-rub in a tweet, asking “Where do I sign up??”

@bettemidler just onemore crazy reason we have to borrow from chinaThis is insane.Hollywood types are thelast people onearth thatneed this

— Andrea Chapa (@atchapa) January 5, 2013

@bettemidler I don’t think you need 400 mil

— Tuwanda (@pablacito) January 5, 2013

@bettemidler Please tell me you’re joking.

— Nichole Carlson (@Nickelberrynsc) January 5, 2013

While we hope it was a joke, the Divine Miss M rarely has a sense of humor when it comes to issues she actually cares about:

So at best, hundreds of millions in Hollywood welfare is a big ol’ punchline to Bette. But you can be sure she’ll be lining up to grab her piece of the pie if she figures out where to sign up.

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