Bette Midler moved audience members when she performed ‘Wind Beneath My Wings’ after the academy paid tribute to all the actors that have recently passed away.
Bette Midler, 68, had a glowing performance on March 2 as she sang “Wind Beneath My Wings.” Bette’s beautiful rendition came just moments after the academy paid tribute to the actors that have recently passed away.
Bette Midler Oscar Performance: Actress Moves Audience With Tribute Song
Earlier Bette took to the red carpet in a stunning red dress and no one in the audience at the 86th Academy Awards could have known then the treat they were in for later on in the night.
Bette captivated audience members, as always, with her glowing smile, and beautiful voice. The former Oscar nominee and diva sang “Wind Beneath My Wings” as a tribute song to all the actors and actresses that have recently passed away. There wasn’t a dry eye in the house.
Bette Midler Oscar Performance: Actress Tribute Song Touches Audience
One of the actors mentioned in the tribute by the academy was The Fast And The Furious star, Paul Walker, 40. Paul tragically died in a car accident on Nov. 30. Unfortunately, he was in the middle of filming for the next installation of the franchise.
Twitter lit up after Bette’s performance. E Online tweeted: “Standing ovation.”
Standing ovation for Bette Midler. THAT’S. RIGHT.
— E! Online (@eonline) March 3, 2014
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