Quote: "It takes kind of a special person. There are few people. It kind of cuts the herd down, because people are a little bit frightened about being Mr. Cher. It takes a certain kind of guy." Cher on finding the perfect guy to date.
Fact: Cher's retirement has been rescheduled again - the pop superstar has extended her latest Las Vegas run by 18 shows. Her Classic Cher show at the Park Theater at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino will now run until November (17), following the success of her first dates. The show features Cher performing many of her 34 hits.
Quote: "People from all over the world don't like him, don't trust him, and they don't think he's a good person. I actually support his people because they feel disenfranchised, and through some sort of miracle, they think he will fix their problems. His supporters always call us whiners, but we are going to kick their a**." Cher, an outspoken critic of Donald Trump, shared her thoughts on the new U.S. president after taking part in the Women's March in Washington, D.C.
Fact: Cher's longtime make-up artist Leonard Engelman and Oscar-nominated hairstylist Barbara Lorenz will be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 2017 Make-Up Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards on 19 February (17).
Quote: "Older men did not like me. I'm not kidding. Older men like younger girls, and older men were afraid of me... I like a guy with a sense of humour, and I like someone who is cute." Cher reveals why her search for Mr. Right has often led her to younger men.
Quote: "They got a lot of mileage outta that and I was in St. Tropez, eating ice-cream with my friends. They're taking pictures; do they just think I'm dying and I'm out here partying and all that? It sells magazines." Cher couldn't believe stories about her impending death that sparked serious concerns about her health earlier this year (16).
Quote: "I just don't know how to accept it (ageing); I don't want to, either. But I don't really know how to. I look in the mirror and I see this old lady looking back at me. I have no idea how she got there. If I put 70 candles on my cake I would blow my brains out." Pop veteran Cher isn't ready to accept her age. She turned 70 in May (16).
Quote: "I don't like anything about Donald Trump. It's a joke at a time when you really need serious people. I don't think he wants the job, or I don't think he actually wants to do the work. I think he wants the job because it's the ultimate deal, and he's the ultimate ego. I don't know that I've heard or seen anybody like him, and I also never thought that Americans would go for someone like him, a person of his quality." Cher is not a fan of U.S. Republican party presidential hopeful Donald Trump.
Quote: "I'm working on going out. I just started singing and dancing. My sickness took a real hit on me. It was rough, but I seem to be getting much better." Cher is keen to get back on the road after illness forced her to cancel dates on her Dressed To Kill Tour in 2014. The pop superstar suffered from an acute viral infection that affected her kidneys.
Fact: Cher's former music manager SANDY GALLIN has reportedly split from his toyboy husband Bryan Fox after less than 18 months of marriage. The couple quietly wed in February, 2014 after five years together, but Gallin, 74, and Fox, 35, are now heading for divorce, according to the New York Post.
Fact: Pop superstar Cher gave her best wishes to departing U.S. talk show veteran DAVID LETTERMAN during a surprise appearance on his THE LATE SHOW on Wednesday night (06May15), saying, "This is one thing that I really mean from the bottom of my heart: I really love you and I'm gonna miss you." Fellow guest Martin Short also paid tribute to the host by performing a dark farewell tune, quipping, "I've had this number prepared for some time. To be honest, I wrote it for your funeral." At the end of the song, a sign lit up the stage, reading, "Rest in Peace, Dave!". The presenter will step down from the show after more than two decades as host later this month (May15).
Fact: Superstar Cher will be the guest of honour at the amfAR Inspiration Gala in Brazil next month (Apr15), when she is feted alongside fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier. The event, which will take place on 10 April (15), will be hosted by British supermodel Naomi Campbell and feature a performance from Kylie Minogue.
Tweet: "If Piers Doesn't Want To See Fishnets, On An Old Diva's Legs... He Should't Wear Them‼️ Breaking News Im Being Buried In My Fishnets‼️" Cher pokes fun at newsman Piers Morgan after he suggested she was too old to be wearing fishnet stockings onstage.
Tweet: "Heard Madonna Fell On Stage. This is Something We All Dread!! Madge, I Give U Props, U R a Champ 4 Finishing Your Song!! Hope U R Unhurt". Cher praises fellow pop veteran Madonna for completing her set at the BRIT Awards in London on Wednesday night (25Feb15), after suffering a nasty stage fall at the start of her performance of new song Living For Love.
Fact: Christina Aguilera showed off her best vocal impressions of Cher, Britney Spears and Shakira during an appearance on America's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday (23Feb15) as she took part in a fun game. The pop star teamed up with host Jimmy Fallon and used his Musical Impressions Generator to randomly select the person she would have to try and emulate and the song she would have to sing. Among the songs she had to belt out were nursery rhyme This Little Piggy and the Golden Girls Tv theme tune.
Quote: "I think he's screwing with my chandelier. It goes on in the middle of the night when the switch is down - on and off, on and off. And it would just be like him to do that." Cher believes her late ex, Sonny Bono, is haunting her.
Fact: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robin Williams, Cher, Robert De Niro, and Ian Somerhalder were among the celebrities who got swept up in a Sharknado storm to spoof the popular Tv disaster movie for a special Halloween (31Oct13) skit. The pre-taped segment for U.S. morning show Live! with Kelly and Michael featured Sharknado star Ian Ziering trying to help the Hollywood stars fend off killer sharks just like the movie, but no one survived the attack from the skies.
Quote: "Dance is all I wanted to do when I was young and I still really enjoy it but it's harder for me to do it now because everyone's got an iPhone. You don't necessarily want your picture taken every time you go on the dance floor." Cher doesn't feel comfortable hitting the dance floor surrounded by fans with camera phones.
Quote: "They thought I wasn't serious, I didn't dress like a serious actress and I had younger boyfriends and they really weren't ready to let me in. It took me 30 years to get a job." Singer Cher struggled for years to launch an acting career.
Quote: "It's a definite miracle. I'm older than dirt and competing with all those young girls. I'm completely surprised." Singer Cher is shocked she is still making records at the age of 67.
Quote: "Even now I'm not a Cher fan but I really like this album." Cher admits she's not usually a fan of her own work, but makes an exception with her new album Closer To The Truth.
Quote: "We name our pets after singers, so Miranda has a Chihuahua named Cher. She came (by the set) to ask Cher to take a picture with Cher." Blake Shelton's wife Miranda Lambert has a photo of superstar Cher with her namesake pooch after the Believe hitmaker signed up to appear alongside the country singer as a co-mentor on his U.S. reality show The Voice.
Quote: "It wasn't a good film. It had a few good moments, but I didn't even like my performance that much." Cher was not a fan of Burlesque, the 2010 movie musical she made with Christina Aguilera.
Quote: "I was so merciless with him! I loved him so much, but... if you know my sense of humour, the more I love you, the more you're just gonna get it! I loved him." Superstar Cher enjoyed endlessly poking fun at country star Blake Shelton during her stint as a mentor on U.S. reality show The Voice.
Quote: "I actually think that Sonny makes a light go on (in the house). I have a beautiful chandelier that he makes the light go on when it is impossible, there is no power on." Superstar Cher tells Tmz.com she is convinced the ghost of her late ex-husband Sonny Bono haunts her home.
Quote: "I love Downton Abbey. My friend gave a copy to me because I'd never watched it and I put it on while I was riding my exercise bike. I was just out of my mind for it. It's amazing." Pop superstar Cher is obsessed with the hit period drama.
Quote: "I am famous among my friends for my Chicken Bolognese. I even use my own Diva Pasta labels when I give out jars for Christmas." Pop superstar Cher boasts about her culinary skills.
Quote: "Jack Nicholson helped me through a panic attack just before the famous lunch scene in The Witches of Eastwick. I also have a painting Jack did for me. It's one of my most treasured birthday gifts." Cher grew close to the Hollywood legend on the set of their 1987 film.
Quote: "I love to bead! I make five-inch-long beaded earrings for all of my friends." Veteran pop star Cher loves to give hand-made jewellery to friends as gifts.
Quote: "I don't know, but sometimes the best thing you can do for your career is die." Pop superstar Cher on the influence that Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin continue to have on music decades after their deaths.
Quote: "A friend said to me that a woman is sexy while she can still put on her stockings. I thought, 'I can do better than that, I can still put on my body stocking.' They'll probably even dress me in it when I'm dead." Pop icon Cher can still squeeze into her famous fishnet outfit.
Quote: "I was just so struck with how beautifully it was tailored." Cher admits she was a big fan of the meat dress Lady Gaga wore to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards.
Quote: "Someone else who doesn't know anything is going to... (but) I have to wait for everyone to die. I just hope I'm not too old to remember." Cher on plans to write her autobiography.
Quote: "Michelle Pfeiffer and I once wanted to go dancing and we went to this club and we sat at the table for 15 minutes and no one came up (to us)." Cher recalls a night out with Scarface star Pfeiffer that turned into a dating disaster.
Quote: "I had just the greatest lovers ever... He was in the Top 5." Pop icon Cher ranks her former flame Tom Cruise as one of her best lovers. The pair enjoyed a fling in the 1980s, before he shot to Hollywood superstardom.
Tweet: "Ok! Who wants to talk about my Amazing Hair! Lmao (laughing my a**e off)! So many hilarious description (sic)! 'Cher's wearing puppies on her head'. Just btwn (between) us I was nervous. My throats been sore. Last night may not have been (the) best tech performance, but my heart was in it." Cher had fun performing new track Woman's World on the grand finale of U.S. series The Voice on Tuesday (18Jun13), despite critics' attacks on her vocals and oddball hair.
Fact: Cher is set to perform live for the first time in a decade on the season finale of U.S. reality show The Voice next week (18Jun13). The Believe hitmaker will belt out her new single, Woman's World, on the live finale. The tune is the title track from her comeback album, which is set for release in September (13).
Tweet: "No,my Darling,She's Not (sic). Don't know how this 1 started, but I'm Giving You The Real Deal. Have great day Sweetness." Cher tells celebrity blogger Perez Hilton that reports Beyonce and Jay Z have bought her Malibu, California home are incorrect.
Quote: "I'm not a big Cher fan... Hearing my voice is like, I would just rather put my fingers on a chalkboard... If I was gonna listen to music I certainly wouldn't put one of my Cds on and go, 'This rocks!'" Cher admits she's not a fan of her own music.
Tweet: "Can tell you now, just how strong my mom is... She was sicker than I let on. She is on the mend now, but her pneumonia was life threatening! Yesterday my 87 yr old mom (sick for 2 months, & 13 lbs lighter) worked from 11 in the morning till 11 at night! She is The Definitive." Cher heaps praise on her mother Georgia Holt for overcoming a bad bout of pneumonia.
Fact: Cher was left red-faced on Tuesday (30Apr13) after her singer mother Georgia Holt aired her daughter's mugshot during an interview on U.S. Tv programme The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The Believe hitmaker was arrested for driving without a license after borrowing her friend's car - when she was only 13.
Quote: "I come from a whole family of women who are tough as nails. My grandmother was going to the gym three times a week when she was nearly 90. My great-aunts lived to be 103 and 109. You can't get rid of us." Superstar Cher has a history of longevity in her family.
Tweet: "Today I am 9 years sober. I can't believe how my life went from being so small and miserable to so full and beautiful. I'm so very grateful!" Cher's son Chaz Bono reaches a new milestone in his sobriety battle.
Quote: "I'm not sure if I'll be shaking it when I'm their age. I don't think I'll be able to keep up with them. It will probably be all Ave Maria stuff when I get to that point." Beyonce doubts she has the energy to continue dancing into middle age, like pop veterans Madonna and Cher.
Fact: The leading ladies of the music world have all posed for a Vogue magazine cover celebrating the best of pop. The line-up includes Lady GaGa, Madonna, Britney Spears, Cher, Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Rihanna, Katy Perry and Jennifer Lopez.
Fact: Pop superstar Cher is offering one lucky female fan the chance to appear in her new video. She is auctioning off a cameo appearance in Woman's World to raise money for Kenya's Shikimana School, which was funded by The Cher Charitable Foundation.
Tweet: "Working on getting house to decorated 4 xmas, because we always have a gazillion friends who want to spend it with friends, maybe no family or don’t get along." Pop superstar Cher opens her home to pals at Christmas.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon and Cher were among the celebrities who mingled with U.S. President Barack Obama at a fundraiser in Los Angeles on Wednesday (06Jun12). The leader kicked off the evening by appearing at a Lgbt (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) Leadership Council gala. Glee star Darren Criss provided the entertainment for 600 guests after singer Pink withdrew from the event because of illness, and Obama continued the Glee love after the gala by attending a star-studded fundraising dinner at show creator Ryan Murphy's home.
Tweet: "Tonight I met Barack Obama and heard him give an amazing off the cuff speech. What a tremendous honor." Cher's son Chaz Bono was delighted to meet U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday (06Jun12).
Tweet: "Good day all, sorry for the silence lately, I've been regrouping. Getting used to life as a bachelor, but starting to feel pretty good." Cher's son Chaz Bono is getting over his split from his fiancee Jennifer Elia in December (11).
Tweet: "Thanks for your concern about our separation. I'm doing fine, and we remain on good terms with nothing but respect and affection 4 eachother (sic)". Cher's son Chaz Bono is grateful for fans' support as he adjusts to life after his split from fiancee Jennifer Elia.
Tweet: "I've been getting lots of enquiries about my knees and ankles, thanks for caring. I'm happy to say they're both doing so much better now." Cher's transgender son Chaz Bono insists he's no longer experiencing issues with his dancing feet as he competes on U.S. reality contest Dancing With The Stars. The star's mother commissioned her own doctors to help her son.
Quote: "She's been so supportive. I've been having really bad problems with my knees and ankles and she sent someone over to work on me last night, which was really nice because I do need all the help I can get." Dancing With The Stars contestant Chaz Bono reveals his mum, singer Cher, hired a medic to help with his ailments.
Tweet: "Thank u All 4 sweet Bday sentiments! It's not easy turning 100 without many loving messages from friends! Still Feel like teen!" Cher reaches out to fans on Twitter.com after hitting 65 on Friday (20May11).
Tweet: "I don't listen 2 my music! As a matter of fact I'm always a little embarrassed when I'm out & it comes on! Hide my face & giggle." Cher hates hearing her own tracks.
Tweet: "I'm very dyslexic! Imagine what a success I might have made of my life if only my grammar was perfect." Singer Cher is unimpressed with online fans poking fun at her spelling and punctuation on Twitter.com.
Quote: "Cher knows that her listeners also listen to country music, so she felt it was a natural thing to develop a country music relationship." Singing legend Cher is planning a country album in the future, according to producer Mark Bright.
Quote: "Well obviously, yeah (it's confusing). I mean, even for his - her - mother. I think. His mother. But, you know, good for her.” Jennifer Aniston is still struggling to get used to Chaz Bono's sex change. The FRIENDS actress attended the same New York high school as Bono, whose mother is pop superstar Cher.
Fact: Songwriter DIANE WARREN dedicated her Best Song Golden Globe award to late publicist Ronni Chasen, who was shot dead during a suspected bungled burglary after attending the premiere of BURLESQUE. Cher sang Warren's tune You Haven't Seen the Last of Me in the film.
Quote: "(Next to the photo) it said, 'Cher's lesbian lover' - I had my arm around my sister!" CHER is surprised by the extent of some of the tabloid rumours she reads about herself.
Quote: "We would talk about love a lot. She said, 'Husbands come and go, but I'll always be Cher!' I'm looking forward to the next chapter in my life." Christina Aguilera turned to BURLESQUE co-star CHER for advice about her impending divorce from music executive Jordan Bratman. The couple announced its split last month (Oct10).
Quote: "I was so nervous that I couldn't remember where the 'e' was in my name!" Superstar Cher struggled to write her signature in cement when she was honoured outside Hollywood's famous Grauman's Chinese Theatre last week (18Nov10).
Quote: "I don't see my films. For me it's doing it that's the part. It's doing it that's in the moment, the thing that makes me feel good." Singer/actress Cher refuses to watch her movies once they're complete.
Quote: "I knew from early, early that she was going to be gay. From 11. I'm her mother." Pop icon Cher wasn't surprised when her daughter CHASTITY 'came out' as a lesbian in 1995. She has since undergone gender reassignment surgery and is now lives life as a man known as Chaz Bono.
Quote: "It's the highest song I've ever had to sing, notes that I really don't have. And somehow they came out of nowhere. I was frightened to do it, I haven't made a film in forever. But I was thrilled to do it because it gave me so much satisfaction." Superstar Cher feared she wouldn't be able to hit all the high notes in the song You Haven't Seen the Last of Me, which she performs in movie musical BURLESQUE.
Quote: "It's good to plummet because then you really appreciate it when you come back up." Superstar Cher insists she appreciates her good fortune more after overcoming numerous struggles with fame and fortune early on in her career.
Quote: "I have two sons. Never thought that would be, but, you know? You go through life, and you get what you get. You get what belongs to you." Superstar Cher now thinks of herself as a mother of two sons. Her eldest child was born a girl named Chastity, but underwent gender reassignment surgery this year (10) and now lives life as a man known as Chaz.
Quote: "I don't have a boyfriend right now. Well, no. I have a friend and he's my best friend and of course I love him a lot. I'm not single and I don't have a boyfriend but I'm never lonely." Pop icon Cher doesn't like to refer to screenwriter Ron Zimmerman, 52, as her boyfriend.
Quote: "I thought she said, 'Will you hold my mink purse?' And she said, 'Will you hold my meat purse?' and then I looked down and went, 'Oh, that's strange!' And then I was watching her give her acceptance speech and I went (about her dress), 'Oh, that's strange too!' But it was done beautifully. There were like, ribs over her butt! I was so interested in how that dress was put together, but it didn't feel very nice." Superstar Cher admired the unusual look of the meat dress Lady GaGa wore at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, but not the feel.
Quote: "This was the hardest work I ever did. I kept up really well, but those girls... they danced like I've never seen before." Cher admits she struggled to keep up with her young BURLESQUE co-stars Christina Aguilera and Kristen Bell.
Quote: "I made a pact with the devil a long time ago." Cher on her youthful looks.
Quote: "First of all she's a great singer and she's got the nerve to try whatever and that's what we forget to do; that we're only here once and we're all artists." Veteran entertainer Cher admires Lady GaGa's daring music and fashion choices.
Quote: "I dress like such a bum! Velvet sweatpants, T-shirt...!" Superstar Cher doesn't dress up for the American Thanksgiving holiday.
Quote: "I enjoyed them all! I never felt I chose badly, and I was always happy when the next man came along. I can usually last about two years with a man, and that’s it. The moment the relationship goes into the phase of more commitment, it changes." Cher on her lovers, which have included Tom Cruise, Gene Simmons and Warren Beatty.
Quote: "I'd never before been with anybody over 30. Ron is short, a bit scraggly, like an absentminded professor. He's the funniest person I have ever met, and the most eccentric. He's so bizarre and kind and very special." Cher on her screenwriter boyfriend Ron Zimmerman, 52.
Quote: "When I realised she was going to do it, it was rocky for me. I thought, 'What will the press do to her? What will they do to the two of us together? It’s going to be the biggest nightmare that will not stop.' But the press was kinder than I thought they would be." Cher is relieved her daughter CHASTITY's switch to become a man didn't create a media storm.
Quote: "Women are braver than men... Very few men want to be Mr. Cher. They won't approach you. Like one night, Michelle Pfeiffer and I thought it would be great to go dancing, so we stopped at this club on Santa Monica (Boulevard). We were there for 40 minutes and nobody asked us to dance. Not one person!" CHER insists most men are terrified of powerful women.
Quote: "There's a cool factor and... if they don't think you are then you don't get in. But Phillip is in, and he's in jail now so... who knows?" Superstar Cher is convinced her pop duo Sonny & Cher is not considered hot enough to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, despite officials previously honouring convicted murderer Phil Spector.
Quote: "A lot of people have come up to me and said, 'Chaz is very brave.' Because to make this decision with me as your mother, it's difficult because you're in the limelight, there's no place for you to hide." Superstar Cher is grateful for the kind words of support she has received since her sex-change son, Chaz Bono, went public with his identity crisis.
Quote: "People are very kind to me and I figured out it takes as much time to say no, now everyone's got a camera on their phone. 'Can you take a picture with me?' 'OK, fine.' The only time it's rough is, well the paparazzi is never nice, they're always just crap, but the people are really sweet." Pop superstar Cher doesn't mind taking the time to pose for snaps with fans.
Quote: "Chaz counsels small children who, from the time of two, three, four, five, goes, 'I wanna wear a dress' or 'I don't wanna wear a dress', or 'Call me Jack'... People are more aware of what they are saying." Singer/actress Cher is proud of her sex-change son Chaz Bono for helping youngsters struggling with their sexuality.
Quote: "One time I was at a wedding... and this woman goes, 'Miss! Miss!'. She comes running after me and... says, 'Oh my God, can I have your card? You're the best I've ever seen.' And I'm so dense I'm thinking, 'I don't have a card, I don't carry cards!' And then as I'm thinking that, she looks at me and goes, 'Oh my God, I'm so sorry, I'm so sorry!' She thought I was a very good Cher impersonator." CHER fans can't believe it's really the pop icon when they meet her out in public.
Quote: "I like to play Wii Tennis, and I love to bead and do art projects with my two godchildren. They are seven." Cher likes to stay home and play when she's not on stage or film set.
Quote: "I got to do two things this year that I always wanted to do. One was animated voices - I play Sly Stallone's wife in Zookeeper. We're both lions. And the other is to sing in a movie. And in BURLESQUE I get to do that." Cher realises two film ambitions in 2010.
Quote: "I remember being really ashamed of my clothes... I remember going to school with rubber bands around my shoes to keep my soles on." Cher opens up about her childhood poverty to Vanity Fair magazine.
Quote: "I tried a couple of drugs, but I never felt good out of control. I have the constitution of a fruit fly." Pop superstar Cher admits her fast metabolism means she gets high too quickly.
Quote: "I just hope it is representative of what neo-burlesque is and people who see the movie aren't put off by it. I don't really go to the movie theatre often. I much prefer to see real-life burlesque shows and performances." Dita Von Teese has no plans to see Cher and Christina Aguilera's forthcoming film BURLESQUE.
Quote: "If I woke up tomorrow in a guy's body, I would just kick and scream and cry and... rob a bank, because I cannot see myself as anything but who I am - a girl. I would not take it as well as Chaz has." Cher admits she struggles to understand the sex-change process her son Chaz has gone through.
Fact: Cher stunned the audience at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night (12Sep10) when she stepped onstage to present the Best Video award to multiple winner Lady Gaga - wearing the revealing costume she donned for her If I Could Turn Back Time promo. She joked, "So far I'm the oldest chick with the biggest hair and the littlest costume. Back in the day I used to get thrown off MTV for wearing things like that, which seems so tame now and that was when Lady Gaga was Baby Gaga and Marshall Mathers (aka Eminem), I guess his biggest thing was whether he should buy peanut or plain M&Ms. Actually I have shoes older than most of these nominees."
Quote: "Movies are much more difficult than singing. Singing is like going to a party at someone else's house. Acting is like having the party at your house." Cher weighs up the differences between acting and singing.
Quote: "Well, at some point you get too old. If people want to see you and you can do it, then you should do it." Veteran singer/actress Cher has no plans to retire at 64.
Tweet: "Didn’t know her b4, but she worked her a** off. She has my respect & a great deal of my love. I wanted 2 help her ! In my heart I think I did." Cher dismisses reports she and Christina Aguilera fell out on the set of new film Burlesque.
Quote: "I always wanted an apartment that was one big bedroom, because that's really where I live, starting from the days when Sonny and I could only afford a bedroom." Cher on her dream Hollywood apartment.
Fact: Cher has opened up her zen-themed Los Angeles sky-rise condo for the new issue of Architectural Digest. The sanctuary features a carved wooden bed and a priceless Indian tapestry, hung on the master bedroom wall.
Fact: Cher's longtime best pal and choreographer, DORIANA SANCHEZ, was an extra in Dirty Dancing.
Quote: "I'm shocked but she's really good. The other day we were hamming it up so badly, so old, like vaudevillian. She was keeping up! She was hot. Her game is good." Cher heaps praise on her BURLESQUE co-star Christina Aguilera.
Quote: "That is so scary. I'm terrified." Beyonce is stunned to learn she has won more Grammy Awards than veteran entertainers Barbra Streisand, Cher and Bette Midler combined. The Irreplaceable hitmaker added a further six trophies to her name at last month's (Jan10) ceremony, taking her total to 16.
Quote: "It's a hard job. You get up at 5am and try to look good. All these girls are a third my age. That is rough." Cher struggles to look her best next to her much-younger BURLESQUE co-stars Christina Aguilera, Kristen Bell and Julianne Hough.
Quote: "I have never felt so much good female energy around me. I find that I can't take my eyes off them. I'm 99 per cent sure I will leave this movie a lesbian." Actress Kristen Bell was enchanted watching Christina Aguilera and Cher as they filmed new movie BURLESQUE together.
Quote: "(He was) one of the great singers. A genius, like Ray Charles; like Stevie Wonder. In later years, I didn't see him that much and when I did see him, his behaviour was very strange to me. And so I didn't relate to that person as well. I didn't really understand him." Cher on the passing of her old friend - tragic superstar Michael Jackson.
Quote: "I was shocked and saddened to hear of the sudden passing of such a unique and gifted talent." Cher pays tribute to Las Vegas legend DANNY GANS, who died suddenly at his home in Sin City on Friday morning (01May09).
Quote: "No matter what happened - he used to p**s me off so much - but I could never stay angry... The day that we got divorced - he had said I did all kinds of horrible things - we went out to do a press conference and he grabbed me, threw me back and stuck his tongue in my mouth. I just thought, 'You are such an a**hole, but I just cannot be angry with you.' He was adorable." Cher on ex-husband Sonny Bono.
Quote: "I'm too old to be CATWOMAN. I could be, like, grandma Catwoman or something. I'm gonna do... something that you wait for your whole life and it just happened to come now when I'm the perfect age for it. It's called DROP-OUT." Cher insists rumours of her playing Catwoman are untrue but she has a great film lined up.
Quote: "I'm a Taurus, so if I put down money I wanna pair of shoes or a house. We're not frugal but we don't wanna throw it away." Cher admits it's not difficult to resist the temptation to gamble away her Las Vegas concert wages in between Sin City shows.
Quote: "I love that in the seventies Cher and Diana Ross looked like superstars and never played it safe. When they were onstage, they gave you drama - and I love drama." Beyonce Knowles hails CHER and DIANA ROSS as her inspiration.
Quote: "It's not every man who can figure out and have the where-with-all and not mind being Mr Cher." CHER explains her single status.
Fact: Cher celebrated the first night of her concert residency in Las Vegas by dining at Spago with illusionists SIEGFRIED + ROY after her Caesars Palace performance on Tuesday night (06May08).
Quote: "My fastest change is a minute-forty five, from head to toe." Superstar Cher wears 17 costumes in her new Las Vegas stage show.
Quote: "I'm a witch! I sold my soul to the devil. I have a portrait of DORIAN GREY in my cupboard." Cher offers up ideas behind her ageless looks.
Quote: "You know I've been singing since Lincoln was President" Cher introduces Beyonce KNOWLES onstage.
Quote: "You know I've been singing since Lincoln was President" Cher introduces Beyonce KNOWLES onstage.
Quote: "I hate getting old and being smarter doesn't make me feel better." Cher, 61, is determined to grow old disgracefully.
Quote: "I like HILLARY (CLINTON). I think she'd make the best President. I think Barack Obama is a good man. I think he's altruistic. I think he's smart. I think at some point he can be a great leader. I just don't think it's now." Cher announces her support for Hillary Clinton in the race to become the next U.S. President.
Quote: "How did this happen? I used to be the youngest one around. I remember talking to my grandmother when she was in her 80s, and I said, 'How does it feel?'" Cher, 61, is finding ageing hard to accept.
Quote: "Gay men understand that I understand what it's like to be an outsider." Cher explains her homosexual appeal.
Quote: "He was the most adorable man you can possibly imagine. I don't understand Scientology. Sonn was a Scientologist too. I didn't understand it with him either." Cher lifts the lid on her romances with one-time boyfriend Tom Cruise and former husband SONNY BONO.
Quote: "Cher hated IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME. I had to beg her, literally, on my knees, just to try it. (It) happens all the time." Love song composer DIANE WARREN on the lengths she has to go to to convince stars to sing her songs when they come to her for hit help.
Fact: When old-timers Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara unveil the 2,328th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday (09FEB07), they'll become only the fourth married couple to land a joint honour on the Tinseltown landmark. The other joint stars belong to OZZIE + HARRIET NELSON, FIBBER + MOLLY MCGEE and SONNY + Cher.
Quote: "I figured, in the 1960s, TWIGGY was the hot model and DIANA (ROSS) and Cher, all the legends, were thinner than I am so I decided I wanted to lose weight and make a physical transformation." Beyonce Knowles was inspired to lose 20 pounds (nine kilograms) by her icons' 1960s looks.
Quote: <p>"It's like SONNY + Cher, except I'm not dead and she's still alive." VAN WILDER star Ryan Reynolds on appearing on Friday night's (18NOV05) LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O'BRIEN SHOW with fiancee Alanis Morissette, who performed on the US programme. </p>
Fact: <p>Australian supermodel Elle Macpherson has signed on to become the new face of Blackglama fur for a reported $500,000 (GBP277,800). Past Blackglama girls have included Judy Garland, Elizabeth Taylor, Marlene Dietrich, Audrey Hepburn and Cher. </p>
Fact: <p>Cher hit SONG FOR THE LONELY has been chosen as the new anthem for America's WeightWatchers latest campaign. </p>