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Cher Defends, Apologizes for George Floyd Tweet

She's sorry, but also kind of not

(Newser) - Cher is responding to the backlash against her George Floyd tweet in such a way that some outlets ( Page Six ) are reporting her response as an apology while others ( TMZ ) are reporting it as a doubling down. Specifically:
  • On Saturday, she tweeted that she had "
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Cher Shared Some Thoughts on George Floyd. It Didn't Go Well

Singer tweeted that 'maybe if I'd been there ... I could've helped'

(Newser) - Cher is known for expressing deep feelings about a variety of subjects, including helping animals and offering assistance to the troubled US Postal Service. Some, however, are now saying she should've kept her latest thoughts to herself. As the murder trial continues for Derek Chauvin , the Minneapolis police officer...

Cher's Rescue Tour Continues. This Time It's a Gorilla

Star is begging for help to rehome Thailand's only gorilla from a department store zoo

(Newser) - If you're thinking a department store zoo doesn't sound like a great place for a gorilla, Cher agrees. The singer, fresh off of her Pakistan trip to rescue the "world's loneliest elephant," is now making a plea to Thailand to free the country's last...

Cyndi Lauper's Youth Benefit Gets Help From Some Big Names

Billie Eilish, Dolly Parton, LL Cool J, Taylor Swift, Cher join annual homelessness event

(Newser) - Taylor Swift, Cher, Billie Eilish, LL Cool J, and Dolly Parton are adding their voices to Cyndi Lauper's annual concert to combat youth homelessness, an issue the "True Colors" singer says has only gotten worse during the pandemic. "You can say, 'Stay home, protect yourself.'...

Here's Why Cher Just Rushed to Pakistan

Singer is there to celebrate departure of 'world's loneliest elephant' from Islamabad zoo

(Newser) - Iconic singer and actress Cher is in Pakistan to celebrate the departure of Kaavan, dubbed the "world's loneliest elephant," who will soon leave a Pakistani zoo for better conditions after years of lobbying by animal rights groups and activists. Because of security concerns, Cher's schedule was...

If Cher Can't Get a Volunteering Gig at the Post Office, Who Can?

Turns out no one, as the star discovered after offering her services to 2 sites in Malibu

(Newser) - First a big TV personality from the '80s floated a plan to help the beleaguered US Postal Service . On Wednesday, Cher jumped into the fray, and her proposal suggested even more direct involvement, starting with a question on Twitter : "Can ppl volunteer at post office!?" A few...

Cher Offers to Finance Suit by Fired School Guard

Marlon Anderson was telling a student not to use the word

(Newser) - Cher says she'll cover the expense of any lawsuit a black Wisconsin high school security guard might file after he was fired for using a racial slur while telling a student not to use that word. Marlon Anderson said a disruptive student at Madison West High School used the...

Kanye Sorry for Behavior During Broadway Show

'Look up from your cell phone,' actor tweeted Monday

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian West was excited to attend the Broadway debut of The Cher Show, a musical based on the singer's life. Her husband was apparently less so, and he ended up apologizing for his fascination with his phone during the Monday show, reports USA Today . "Hey @kanyewest so...

Mamma Mia 2 Treats ABBA Fans, Maybe Exclusively
Mamma Mia 2:
Cheesy Good Fun
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Mamma Mia 2: Cheesy Good Fun

Especially if you're an ABBA fan, of course

(Newser) - Prepare to have ABBA tunes rolling around your head: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again , set five years after the first movie , finds Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) hard at work on the hotel her mother, Donna (Meryl Streep, Lilly James) keeps on a Greek island in the Aegean Sea. But her...

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...

Drake Has Record-Breaking Night at Billboard Music Awards

He picked up 13 awards

(Newser) - Drake surpassed Adele's record at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, picking up 13 awards. The rapper, who walked into the show Sunday with 22 nominations, won top artist, top male artist, and top Billboard 200 album ("Views"), among others, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las...

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...

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...

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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Cher Gives Flint, Mich., 180K Bottles of Water

Singer says crisis is 'tragedy of staggering proportion in middle of our country'

(Newser) - Cher is donating water to the residents of Flint, Mich., as the city struggles with a drinking water crisis linked to lead contamination. More than 180,000 bottles will be shipped to the city starting Monday, according to a statement Cher released on Saturday. "This is a tragedy of...

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 .

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...

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