• Bette Midler said she "misread the temper of the times" when she tweeted a transphobic tweet about Caitlyn Jenner. (Getty Images, Monica Schipper, WireImage)Source: Getty Images, Monica Schipper, WireImage
She's sorry you found her transphobia offensive.
By
Stephanie Marie Anderson

22 Aug 2016 - 3:10 PM  UPDATED 22 Aug 2016 - 3:10 PM

Bette Midler found herself being dragged to hell on Twitter over the weekend after tweeting the following, now-deleted tweet, which suggested that Caitlyn Jenner only transitioned to get her own spin-off show.

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Twitter was wholeheartedly unimpressed, and quickly took her to task over the offensive tweet.

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Earlier today, Bette deleted the inital tweet, and tweeted the following apology:

The tweet has garnered a mixed reaction. While some are ready to forgive and forget:

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Others found her apology to ring hollow:

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This isn't the first time Bette has copped flack on Twitter for insulting a member of the Kardashian-Jenner family. Back in March, Twitter users criticised her for slut-shaming Kim Kardashian after she posted a censored nude selfie.