A new opponent to Larry Summers at the Fed ... Bette Midler?

Bette Midler
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Bette Midler

There are plenty of famed economists taking sides in the Larry Summers vs. Janet Yellen debate for the next chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

But award-winning singer/actresses? Much less feedback in that department.

Enter Bette Midler, who took to Twitter over the weekend with a ferocious condemnation of Summers' candidacy.

(Read more: Potential problems for Summers)

Take a look at Midler's tirade, which had Twitter buzzing on Monday: