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Bette Midler to Lady Gaga: Wheelchair Mermaid Is MY Bit!

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Forget MMA, this is a real battle royale!

It was diva vs. diva this weekend when Bette Midler ripped Lady Gaga on Twitter! The Mother Monster made headlines when she took the stage at a recent show, dressed in full mermaid regalia and sitting in a wheelchair. Several fans thought the display was disrespectful to the handicapped, but Midler had a completely different complaint: she did it first!

Bette fired off a series of angry Tweets:

I’m not sure @ladygaga knows I’ve performed my mermaid in a wheelchair for millions of people-and many of them are still alive…

Dear @ladygaga if you think mermaid in a wheelchair seems familiar-it’s because it is!You can see it on youtube 24/7-with ME performing it

Dear @ladygaga I’ve been doing mermaid in a wheelchair since 1980-you can keep the meat dress and the firecracker t*ts- mermaid’s mine

However, Bette seemed to later have a change of heart, and Tweeted:

@ladygaga, let’s drink this over at the Emmys in September. Fabulous mermaids can coexist!

Claws–er, fins–are out!

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