Bette Midler turns Miss Universe blunder into George W. Bush insult

Bette Midler

Bette Midler AP

Bette Midler doesn’t suffer fools gladly, nor does she pull punches.

On Sunday during the most Miss Universe pageant ever, Bette Midler found the humor in host Steve Harvey accidentally naming Miss Colombia as the winner — only to have to step up and announce he’d misread and Miss Philippines had won the crown and sash.

Midler remembered a similar occurrence 15 years ago that haunts us to this very day.

Here’s her tweet:

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