La Streisand publicist Lee Solters tells us that interview requests for Babs in conjunction with "Nuts" (opens Wednesday) number some 300 from around the world. Most publications have offered cover pieces, he claims. And "they've said, 'She can talk about whatever she wants.' "
So where the heck is she? Turns out, she's only talking to Gene Shalit--and the one-sitting, three-episode chat already ran last week on the "Today" show.
(It's been two years since Streisand's done a print interview--a phoner for the New York Times in reference to her album of Broadway show tunes.)
Howcum the semi-blackout? "She doesn't feel like she has to (do interviews)," Solters explained. "She's going to let the picture stand on its own feet."