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At 71, Cher Can Still Rock Nipple Pasties

Pop diva takes to awards show stage for first time in 15 years

(Newser) - Cher is 71, but that didn't stop her from rocking nipple pasties and a thong at Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards. The pop diva first performed "Believe" wearing pasties under a "dress" that was basically made up entirely of glittery fringe. She then took to the... More »

Flint Water Crisis to Become TV Movie Starring Cher

Singer will star in, produce Lifetime flick

(Newser) - The Flint, Mich., water crisis will be turned into a Lifetime movie starring ... Cher. The singer will star as a resident of the city whose family struggles with the water poisoning, according to the Hollywood Reporter . The casting move is perhaps not as unexpected as it might seem; a year... More »

Plastic Surgeon: This Is the 'Perfect Face'

Others beg to differ

(Newser) - Combine Keira Knightley's eyes with Kate Middleton's nose and Penelope Cruz's lips and you have a beauty overload—and also the world's most desirable face, at least according to one plastic surgeon. Julian De Silva from London's Centre for Advanced Facial Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery... More »

7 Celebs Who Say They'll Move Away if Trump Wins

Hasta la vista, Whoopi Goldberg

(Newser) - Fox & Friends rounded up all the celebrities who've said they plan to move out of the US if Donald Trump becomes president, Fox News Insider reports:
  1. Whoopi Goldberg: "I don't think that's America. I don't want it to be America. Maybe it's time
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8 Celebrities Who Got Their Start as Backup Singers

Mariah Carey was a dancer, too

(Newser) - Not everyone skyrockets directly to fame: Ranker lists 24 celebrities who started out as backup singers. A sampling:
  • Katy Perry: When she still went by her birth name of Katy Hudson, she sang backup for P.O.D. and appeared in one of the band's 2006 music videos ("
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5 Celeb Couples Who Married in Vegas

And, not all that shockingly, divorced soon after

(Newser) - What happens in Vegas ... often results in a divorce not too much later, at least in the case of these nine celebrity couples rounded up by Radar :
  • Mia Farrow and Frank Sinatra: They wed in Sin City in 1966 when Farrow was 21 and Sinatra was 50. They divorced two
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8 Celeb Couples You Forgot All About

Or maybe didn't even know about in the first place

(Newser) - Ahh, the 1980s. Big hair, New Wave, lots of neon, and these 16 celebrity couples you probably forgot all about, as rounded up by MSN . A sampling:
  • Oprah Winfrey and Roger Ebert went out twice in the 1980s, and it was Ebert who encouraged Winfrey to syndicate her talk show.
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16 Celeb Marriages That Lasted Less Than a Year

Kim and Kris were married an age, compared to some of these

(Newser) - Even by Hollywood standards, these marriages rounded up by the Huffington Post were spectacularly short-lived. Lasting anywhere from 55 hours to 10 months, all 16 of the unions were up before a year was out. Check out a sampling in the gallery, or click for the complete list . More »

Cher Rips Romney's 'Racist Tea Bagger Masters'

She deletes tweets after anti-Romney rant

(Newser) - Don't expect Cher to sing a duet with Ted Nugent any time soon. If Mitt Romney "gets elected I don't know if I can breathe same air as Him & his Right Wing Racist Homophobic Women-Hating Tea Bagger Masters," she wrote in one of several tweets... More »

Cher Sells Key to Adelaide, Aussies Stunned

'Peeps upset,' tweets singer about $100K eBay sale

(Newser) - Cher must be getting a little hard up because she sold the symbolic "key" to the city of Adelaide on eBay—and Aussies are flabbergasted. "I am exceptionally disappointed," huffed current Adelaide Mayor Stephen Yarwood . "It's more a reflection on Cher than the city of... More »

Chaz Bono Trims Down for DWTS

Rehearsals have knocked off 5 pounds: dance partner

(Newser) - Chaz Bono is already wiggling his tush and shaking off the pounds in preparation for Dancing With the Stars. Only six days into rehearsals, his DWTS partner Lacey Schwimmer says Bono is "funny," "awesome," "so nice" and 5 pounds lighter than when he started. "... More »

12 Bizarre Celeb Odd Couples

Tila Tequila? Really, Billy Corgan?

(Newser) - Sometimes opposites attract ... and when that happens in Tinseltown, it's sure to make headlines. The Frisky rounds up a dozen celebrity odd couples:
  • Lisa Kudrow and Conan O'Brien: The Friends actress recently revealed that she dated the late night host before she hit the big time, but they
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Burlesque So Terrible It's Funny

Cher, Christina Aguilera can't save 'ridiculous' musical

(Newser) - Cher is back, starring in her first film in seven years, but critics aren't too wowed by the campy Burlesque, which also feature Christina Aguilera:
  • "The choicest dialogue in Burlesque provokes the sort of laughter that other, intentionally funny films only dream of generating," writes Michael Phillips in
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Cher: Chaz Is a 'Very Smart Girl—Boy!'

Proud mom still struggles with pronouns

(Newser) - Cher’s daughter Chastity is now her son Chaz —and the singer still can’t quite get her pronouns straight. “She’s a very smart girl—boy! This is where I get into trouble,” she tells Vanity Fair . “I still don’t remember to call her... More »

8 More Stars Who 'Unretired'

They tried, but just couldn't say goodbye

(Newser) - Just five weeks into her early retirement , Amanda Bynes is back —thank goodness. “As you let the good news sink in, possibly while IMDBing who Amanda Bynes actually is,” Mary Elizabeth Williams writes for Salon , consider eight other public figures who just couldn’t quit:
  • Cher: “
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Top 10 Plastic Surgery Addicts

Heidi Montag is the latest to admit to her obsession

(Newser) - Heidi Montag recently admitted—just in time to promote the release of her album, what a coincidence!—that she is addicted to plastic surgery. But Heidi’s not the only celeb who’s gone under the knife more than a few times. Kate Torgovnick rounds up the top 10,... More »

Chaz Bono Very Happy After Sex Change

Sonny and Cher's firstborn finishes months of surgeries

(Newser) - Chaz—formerly Chastity—Bono is enjoying the payoff of years of effort: He’s finally a man. Born the daughter of Cher and Sonny Bono, Chaz says his female-to-male sex change was the “end of a long process going back almost a decade. I got clean and sober in... More »

Chastity Bono Will Change Sex to Male

Sonny and Cher's child began process just after 40th birthday

(Newser) - Chastity Bono—the 40-year-old activist-artist child of Sonny and Cher—is in the early stages of changing his gender from female to male. “It is Chaz’s hope that his choice to transition will open the hearts and minds of the public regarding this issue, just as his ‘... More »

OMG, You Guys, Celebs Wear Outfits Twice!

As recession chic grows, old clothes become the new black

(Newser) - Just as fashionistas have come to terms with our first lady buying clothes off the rack and (gasp!) online, a new bombshell: celebrities are wearing outfits more than once. In public! And it's not just Mrs. O—Liz Hurley rocked the same dress twice, Cher apparently recycled a... More »

From TV News to R&B Hit

YouTube mashup shows the musical side of Couric, Hannity

(Newser) - If you've ever thought the TV news needed a little something extra, meet Michael Gregory. The 24-year-old Brooklyn musician has taken YouTube by storm by mashing up the news into a faux-R&B track with the use of Auto-Tune, Time reports. The software designed to correct pitch—which can also... More »

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