Bette Midler apologizes to West Virginia residents for 'poor, illiterate, strung out' tweet

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(CNN)Bette Midler has apologized West Virginians aft a tweet she posted regarding Senator Joe Manchin.

On Monday the prima expressed her vexation with Manchin, who represents West Virginia, erstwhile the Democratic legislator announced helium would not enactment President Joe Biden's Build Back Better Act.

Midler primitively tweeted "What #JoeManchin, who represents a colonisation smaller than Brooklyn, has done to the remainder of America, who wants to determination forward, not backward, similar his state, is horrible."

    "He sold america out," she wrote. "He wants america each to beryllium conscionable similar his state, West Virginia. Poor, illiterate and strung out."

      There was swift backlash and Middler aboriginal tweeted an apology.

      "I apologize to the bully radical of WVA for my past outburst," she tweeted successful part. "I'm conscionable seeing red."

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