Bette Midler Blasts Plastic Bag Ban Collapse in Calif.
Bette Midler didn't get her way when the California senate voted down a possible ban on plastic bags from supermarkets.
Midler let her anger out during an interview conducted after the bill's defeat.
Plastic bags are a scourge to the planet and everything that tries to live on it,' the liberal activist actress and singer told the Los Angeles Times after a state Senate vote came up three votes short.
'Shame on them all for caving.
Calif. State Sen. Kevin de Leon wasn't afraid of Midler or her celebrity peers. In fact, he addressed the celebrity factor directly this week.
I've been bombarded by phone calls by folks who live in Malibu and elsewhere and stars from Hollywood. in Malibu ... the very same women who can't get public access to the public beaches are the ones who will be most impacted by this issue ... this is about jobs.