Producers behind the 2013 Tony Awards are considering asking the beautifully brilliant Bette Midler to co-host the show with the ah-mazingly iconic Barry Manilow, but there is a huge hitch!
And we don't mean the match-maker played by Will Smith!
The two legendary entertainers apparently HATE each other!
See, Barry started out as Bette's piano man, but the Mandy singer quickly escaped his humble beginnings and — with 80 million album sales beneath his belt — eventually outsold his former boss!
Bette didn't waste away by the wayside, but she apparently holds a grudge!
The Wind Beneath My Wings songstress wouldn't even attend his Manilow on Broadway opening!
Aww! We love Bette & Barry more than we love oxygen and chocolate milk, but the Tonys are bigger than these two stage legends!
We will not have them sullied!
Get it together, you two! The world is counting on you!
The show must go on!
[Image via WENN.]
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