By Advocate.com Editors
Originally published on Advocate.com May 23 2001 11:00 PM ET
The New York Daily News reports that Bette Midler was in rare form as the final act at the Spring Gala to benefit the 92nd Street Y in New York. She had much to say about her short-lived sitcom on CBS from which she waswhats the word?oh, yes, fired. She even weighed in on the Cruise-Kidman divorce and the stories that have dogged the handsome actor for years: Tom and Nicole...all these rumors about him being gay. I dont believe it. I dont believe it for one minute. He hasnt been to one of my shows.