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Cher Forced To Release New Song Early After Leak

11/24/2012 4:01pm EST
Cher
Cher has rush-released her new single after it was leaked online at the beginning of the week.

The pop superstar had hoped to take her time to record a video for Woman's World before releasing the tune, but a snippet of the song appeared on the Internet last month, and the full track emerged online late on Wednesday, forcing her to change her plans.

Posting the release news on Wednesday, Cher wrote, "We thought we had time, but it started popping all over the world!"

The track is the first release from Cher's first studio album since 2001. It features songs written for her by P!nk and La...
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Cher Urges Macy's To Dump Donald Trump

11/13/2012 11:25am EST
Cher
Cher has backed a campaign urging bosses of Macy's department store to sever ties with business mogul Donald Trump over his political views.

The singer is one of 400,000 customers who have signed the 'Dump Trump' petition posted on Signon.org, which aims to convince store chiefs to distance themselves from The Apprentice star over his recent criticism of newly re-elected President Barack Obama.

Trump features in the store's new Christmas advertising campaign, and he also sells his own clothing range and fragrances at Macy's, and Cher is adamant she will boycott the shop until Trump is d...
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Eva Longoria, Cher, & More Celebs Celebrate Obama's Victory

11/7/2012 8:13am EST
Eva Longoria
Celebrities including Cher, Billy Ray Cyrus and Mary J. Blige expressed their delight after Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States on Tuesday night.

During a lengthy campaign, Obama garnered a ton of celebrity support and endorsements, with rapper The Game, Pamela Anderson, and Beyonce among those who urged people to vote for Obama in recent days, while Bruce Springsteen and Jay-Z performed at election eve rallies on Monday.

Meanwhile, George Clooney, Sarah Jessica Parker, Will Smith and Gwen Stefani hosted fundraisers for the President's re-election campaign.

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Cher 'Upset' Over Leaked Comeback Song

10/22/2012 8:20am EDT
Cher
Cher is upset her comeback single has leaked as she has yet to put the finishing touches to the track.

The Believe hit-maker is gearing up to release her first album in 11 years, and fans were thrilled when a short snippet of lead track Woman's World made its way onto the Internet and was played in a club in Michigan.

However, Cher insists the song was leaked without her permission, and is angry it has been heard before it was completed.

In a series of posts on her Twitter.com page, she writes, "I'm upset about the leak. It's not the End of The World, but don't understand how club in ...
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Stars Support Tropical Storm Isaac Victims

8/28/2012 11:48am EDT
Alyssa Milano
Actress Alyssa Milano, filmmaker Spike Lee and singer Cher are among the stars who have turned the spotlight on victims of Tropical Storm Isaac by sending out heartfelt messages of support.

Residents of the northern Gulf Coast have been put on high alert as the cyclone threatens to turn into a hurricane on Tuesday, with Louisiana, Alabama and Florida expected to be worst affected.

The storm, which comes seven years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans in Louisiana, has already claimed a reported 24 lives, and a number of famous faces have taken to Twitter.com to urge followers to...
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10 Celebrity Death Hoaxes

7/12/2012 2:00pm EDT
Eddie Murphy death hoax
Eddie Murphy has joined the death hoax club. Online rumors swirled on Wednesday that the actor tragically died in a snowboarding accident in Switzerland.

The manner of his death should have indicated it was a hoax. Other stars who have "died" in snowboarding incidents include Keanu Reeves, Adam Sandler and Jim Carrey.

Jeff Goldblum and Tom Hanks both met their maker after allegedly falling from cliffs in New Zealand. In April, Ryan Gosling reportedly died while filming in Austria and falling from a cliff.

Let's face it - tons of celebrities have been victims of death hoaxes, particularl...
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Cher Deemed An 'Anti-Mormon Bigot' Over Her 'Magic Underwear' Tweet

6/30/2012 2:28pm EDT
cher
Cher has upset leading Mormons by using a derogatory term in a Twitter.com attack on presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.

The pop superstar, who is a fervent Democrat, sent out a tweet on Friday, urging President Barack Obama and his aides to get organized or risk losing November's election to Republican Romney, who is a Mormon.

Cher wrote, "I Feel if he (Obama) doesn't get all his DUCKS IN A ROW we'll b forced 2 listen 2Uncaring Richy Rich! The whitest man in MAGIC UNDERWEAR in the WH (White House)."

Her remarks have upset prominent members of the Mormon church, who wear formal garments...
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Interview: Chazz Palminteri, The Flawed Father Of 'Mighty Fine', Talks Characters Past & Present

5/21/2012 2:30pm EDT
Mighty Fine photo
When one thinks of on-screen tough guys, nobody does it better then Academy Award Nominee Chazz Palminteri. But the famed writer and talented actor who brought pizzazz to such films as "A Bronx Tale," "The Usual Suspects" and "Bullets Over Broadway" is adding another standout role to his already impressive list – troubled father. In the new film set in the 1970's "Mighty Fine" (out May 25 from Adopt Films) Palminteri plays Joe Fine, a charismatic father and family man who also has an angry side that threatens the happiness of his home. Also starring the lovely Andie MacDowell and featuri...
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Celebrity Birthdays - May 20, 2012

5/20/2012 3:00am EDT
Cher
Happy Birthday to:

Singer/actress Cher (1946)

Actor Matt Czuchry (1977)

Rapper Busta Rhymes (1972)

Actor Timothy Olyphant (1968)

"The Facts of Life" actress Mindy Cohn (1960)

"Ghost" actor Tony Goldwyn (1960)

"True Romance" actor Bronson Pinchot (1959)

Singer Israel Kamakawiwo'ole (1959; d. 1997)

Go-Go's singer Jane Wiedlin (1958)

British singer Joe Cocker (1944)

"The Matrix Revolutions" actor Anthony Zerbe (1936)

"Mr. Smith Goes To Washington" star Jimmy Stewart (1908; d. 1997)

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Donald Trump Deems Cher 'A Loser'

5/15/2012 8:07am EDT
Donald Trump
Donald Trump has taken a swipe at singer Cher, branding her "miserable" and a "loser".

The property tycoon and reality TV star condemned the music legend after she made comments about presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, branding him "racist" and "homophobic".

Illustrious Republican supporter Trump hit back shortly after she made the remarks, posting on his Twitter.com page, "Cher attached (attacked) Mitt Romney. She is an average talent who is out of touch with reality."

And he renewed his attack on Monday, telling Fox News, "You know, I understand Cher, and Cher is somewhat of a loser....
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Cher Clashes With Twitter Followers Over Political Views

5/8/2012 11:37pm EDT
Cher
Pop superstar Cher clashed with her Twitter.com followers on Tuesday after ranting about U.S. presidential hopeful Mitt Romney and slamming him as "racist" and "homophobic".

Romney is expected to be named the official Republican Party presidential candidate at its convention in August, pitting him against incumbent President Barack Obama for the 2012 election.

But Cher has made it clear she won't be voting for the Republican when Americans go to the polls in November because she strongly disagrees with his conservative views on immigration, same-sex marriage and abortion.

She tweeted, "I...
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GLAAD Honors Chaz Bono, Josh Hutcherson, 'Modern Family' & More

4/23/2012 10:24am EDT
Chaz Bono
Cher stunned her transgender son Chaz Bono by presenting him with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards.

The pop superstar joined Bono's stepmother Mary Bono Mack at the prizegiving in Los Angeles on Sunday and honored the gay rights activist, stating, "I'm here because Chaz has the most courage of almost anyone I know. The other day I was having a big meltdown (like you do) and Chaz said, 'Are you going to come to the (event),' and I went, 'Chaz, you know, I'm not doing well right now'.

"He texted me and said, 'I turned into a very understanding, smart man and...
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Wyclef Jean Pays Tribue To Trayvon Martin In New Song

4/21/2012 3:00pm EDT
Wyclef Jean
Wyclef Jean has recorded a new tribute song dedicated to slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.

The African-American student's death at the hands of Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman in February sparked outrage and protests across the U.S., with stars like Cher, Mia Farrow, Russell Simmons and Sean 'Diddy' Combs calling for the killer's arrest.

Zimmerman, 28, has since been charged with second-degree murder and, on Friday, a judge placed him on $150,000 bail.

Last month, Chaka Khan recruited celebrity friends Eric Benet, Kelly Price and Kenny Lattimore to re-record her track ...
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GLAAD To Honor Chaz Bono With Equality Award

4/10/2012 12:12pm EDT
Chaz Bono
Cher's transgender son Chaz Bono is to be honored with a special award from the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) for his work in promoting equality.

Bono, who was born a woman, became the first transgender contestant on TV talent show Dancing With The Stars last year, earning the series the Outstanding Reality Program trophy at the GLAAD prizegiving in New York last month .

He will now be honored with a special accolade in his own right after GLAAD bosses named him the recipient of the organization's Stephen F. Kolzak Award.

's Stephen F. Kolzak Award. Chaz has opened...
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10 Ageless Celebrity Women and Their Secrets

3/18/2012 1:00pm EDT
Ageless Celebrity Women
Mark Twain has a famous quote: “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” Easy for Mark to say, but in Hollywood this statement means nothing to celebrities who are constantly being judged on how they look.

And with the pressures of red carpet events, magazine covers and the paparazzi, the following 10 celebrity women embrace the aging process and look younger and younger each day.

Here is my list of 10 ageless celebrity women and some of their secrets for staying youthful. If you agree or think I left anyone off the list, include their name and t...
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Kristen Bell Won't Get Married Until All Her Gay Friends Can Too

2/18/2012 1:00pm EST
Kristen Bell
In the new issue of The Advocate "House of Lies" star Kristen Bell talks about her close friendship with Zachary Quinto, the real reason she’s so hesitant to marry her longtime fiancé, and more.

On how marriage inequality has stalled her plans to marry fiancé Dax Shepard:

I get a ton of questions about when Dax and I are getting married. I usually blow them off because it’s nobody’s business. To be honest with you — and this is the first time I’ve ever said this to a journalist, but it feels like the perfect time and place — the reason we’re not rushing to get married is because I don’t f...
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Cher Jokes About Death Rumor From The 'Hereafter'

1/29/2012 12:00pm EST
Cher
Pop superstar Cher has assured fans she is alive and well after an internet hoax suggested she had passed away.

False news of the singer's death hit Twitter on Friday and the prank managed to fool a number of celebrity fans including socialite Kim Kardashian, who wrote, "Did I just hear Cher has passed away? Is this real? OMG (oh my God)... I hope this is a Twitter joke and not true. I don't see it on the news anywhere. I'm praying its (sic) not true..."

The rumors soon reached Cher herself and the singer was so amused by the story, she even joked about writing a song called RIP for her n...
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Top Celebrity Fashion Fails Of 2011

12/23/2011 8:00am EST
Top Celebrity Fashion Fails Of 2011
Failure is such a harsh word isn't it? To tell someone that something they've created is a "fail" is just wrong… but let's face it, we all love to hate a little bit.

To those opposed to pointing out the bad in life there's a place for you, we ran our fashion hits of 2011 yesterday. To the rest of you H8ers, here's a little pictorial look back at some fashion disasters of 2011. Enjoy!

Keri Hilson at the "Late Show with David Letterman last January

Amanda Michalka at the 2011 People's Choice Awards

Helen Mirren normally dresses a little better than this.

Blake Lively appear...
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Chaz Bono Finally Gives His Fiancee An Engagement Ring

11/26/2011 10:00am EST
Chaz Bono & Jennifer Elia
Cher's son Chaz Bono surprised his longtime fiancee by presenting her with an engagement ring on her recent birthday.

The transgender star proposed to Jennifer Elia in 2009 but revealed during a TV interview in May, "We've been engaged for two years and we've had to put things on hold."

Bono has now cemented their engagement by presenting Elia with a diamond during a birthday trip to Seattle, Washington.

The moment was caught on camera for upcoming TV show "Being Chaz," with Elia gushing, "Wow, it's gorgeous - thank you so much. It's stunning. It's huge. What he did was romantic. Who wou...
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Warren Beatty & Annette Bening's Transgender Son Slams 'Misogynist' Chaz Bono

11/19/2011 9:57am EST
Warren Beatty & Annette Bening
Warren Beatty and Annette Bening's transgender son has hit out at Chaz Bono and branded him a misogynist after the "Dancing With The Stars" contestant insisted he felt like he had a "birth defect" as a guy trapped in a girl's body.

Bono was born Chastity, the daughter of Cher and late singer Sonny Bono, and he began the two-year process for gender reassignment surgery in 2008.

He recently gave an interview to the New York Times, in which he claimed that being transgender was like having a "mismatched" brain and body.

He said, "For transgender people, they're mismatched. That's all it is....
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Friend Says Cher Saved Her Life

11/5/2011 10:00am EDT
Cher
Cher helped save her best friend's life after she suffered a seizure at the singer's home.

Choreographer Doriana Sanchez slipped and fell onstage while working with Cher during her recent Las Vegas residency, but it wasn't until she passed out at the singer's house that she realized something was terribly wrong.

She agreed to take a private plane to Los Angeles and meet Cher's personal medic, neurosurgeon Dr. Neil Martin at the UCLA hospital - and it was only then that the dancer learned her health woes were much worse than she had anticipated.

She tells Star magazine, "As the months wen...
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Chaz Bono Demands An Apology Over 2015 Death Prediction

11/4/2011 12:25pm EDT
Chaz Bono
Cher's transgender son Chaz Bono has blasted a report predicting he'll die by 2015 and is demanding an apology from the publication's bosses.

The former Dancing With The Stars contestant was riled by a report in the National Enquirer earlier this month headlined, "Chaz Bono - ONLY 4 YEARS TO LIVE."

An expert was quoted in the article claiming Bono's weight, along with the variety of medications associated with his gender reassignment, could increase the likelihood of an early death.

However, Bono has slammed the report, and his lawyers have issued a letter to bosses at the publication...
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Cher Fuming Over 'Dancing' Judge's 'Little Penguin' Remarks

10/25/2011 8:17am EDT
Cher
Cher has lashed out at a judge on TV show Dancing With The Stars after he ridiculed her son Chaz Bono's ballroom skills on Monday night.

The transgender star has been competing with professional dancer Lacey Schwimmer in the contest, and on Monday, they performed a Phantom of the Opera-inspired tango as part of the show's Broadway week.

The routine failed to impress the judges, with panelist Bruno Tonioli comparing his moves to "a cute little penguin trying to be a big menacing bird of prey."

And the comments hit a nerve with Bono's superstar mom, who took to Twitter to take Tonioli to...
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Cher Getting Treated For Spinal Issues

10/12/2011 10:12pm EDT
Cher
Pop superstar Cher is undergoing treatment on her back.

The Believe hitmaker claims her love for high heeled shows have left her with spinal problems, and she took to Twitter.com on Wednesday to tell followers she was in San Francisco, California treating the health issue.

In a series of tweets, she writes, "In SF 4 (sic) treatment on back ! Gotta keep WEARIN (sic) those PLATFORMS !

"Goin (sic) to face the Music.... AHHH I MEAN THE DRS (doctors) WITH GREAT BIG NEEDLES YUCK!"
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Chaz Bono Dedicates 'Dancing' Performance To Late Dad

10/4/2011 2:21pm EDT
Chaz Bono
Cher's son Chaz Bono dedicated his performance on reality show Dancing With The Stars on Monday to his father Sonny Bono as he danced to the late singer's track Laugh At Me.

The transgender star has been showing off his fancy footwork with professional partner Lacey Schwimmer on the TV contest, and danced the rumba this week to the sounds of his beloved dad's voice.

During Monday's program, Bono explained his choice of song had a deeper meaning, saying the tune's message was, "If you have a problem with me, then it's your problem, not mine."

He tells UsMagazine.com, "My dad would have...
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Cher Offers Chaz Bono Her Top Doctors As He Battles 'Dancing' Injuries

9/28/2011 3:45pm EDT
Cher
Pop superstar Cher has offered to give her injured son Chaz Bono a medical boost as he competes on TV show Dancing With The Stars - she's sending him her top doctors.

The transgender star has been showing off his fancy footwork with professional partner Lacey Schwimmer on the TV contest, but revealed last week that he had been struggling with injuries to his knees and ankles during rehearsals for the quickstep.

Bono now reveals the difficulties stem from one particularly complicated step.

He tells UsMagazine.com, "There's a step here that's very easy to miss, and several times I've lan...
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Ricki Lake Injured During 'Dancing' Rehearsals

9/9/2011 11:22am EDT
Ricki Lake
Actress Ricki Lake was treated by medics on Thursday after she picked up an injury during rehearsals for the new season of Dancing With The Stars.

The Hairspray star and former talk show host is competing on the series alongside David Arquette, Cher's son Chaz Bono and George Clooney's ex-girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis.

She has now become the first celebrity to be injured during the new season after hurting her shin while practicing with dance partner Derek Hough.

In a series of posts on Twitter.com, alongside an image of her bruised leg, she writes, "Look, my first injury... Don't ask...
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Cher Defends Chaz Bono's 'Dancing' Slot

9/1/2011 8:43am EDT
Cher
Pop legend Cher has lashed out at critics opposing her transgender son Chaz Bono's upcoming stint on Dancing With The Stars, insisting "it took guts" for him to sign up for the show.

Bono, who was born Chastity Bono, the daughter of Cher and Sonny Bono, was unveiled as part of the reality series' line-up earlier this week.

However, some online gossips are unhappy about TV executives' decision to pair a professional female dancer with Bono, who has undergone extensive surgery to become a guy.

Nonetheless, Cher has come to the defense of her son in a series of angry posts on her Twitter...
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Lady Gaga Writes A Song For Cher

7/14/2011 8:27am EDT
Lady Gaga
Cher is "beyond grateful" to Lady Gaga - the Poker Face hit-maker has penned a song for the pop superstar's next album.

The Believe hit-maker has been in the recording studio this week and she's thrilled her fans with news of one of her tracks.

Cher reveals Gaga wrote a song called The Greatest Thing with producer RedOne for the album, and now she's dreaming of a duet with the eccentric singer.

In a series of posts on her Twitter.com page, Cher writes, "I have something (to) tell u that's so great I don't know exactly how 2 say it! Been keeping it secret 4 (a) long time... Just walked...
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Fashion Fails Of The Week: Kathy Griffin, Cher, And Alexa Chung

7/8/2011 4:00pm EDT
Kathy Griffin And Cher
Every week celebrities make questionable fashion decisions, and we're here to mock them! Here's this week's fashion fails.

Apparently there was a required level of fail to attend The Zookeeper premiere. Not only did Kathy Griffin show up in the above floral dress, she got pictured with Cher and her abomination of style. Griffin's shapeless gown was no match for Cher's 70s-chique complete with Native American charms and blue sunglasses. It's out first two-for-one fail, though, so we thank the ladies for that.

Meanwhile, Alexa Chung could not make up her mind if she wanted French or Ger...
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