Cher snaps photo of ‘beautiful couple’: ‘Had my mask on so they didn’t know who I was’
A couple could hardly believe it after “Believe” singer Cher snapped their photo. Cher said she felt compelled to take a picture of a man and a woman she came across when she left a movie, calling them a “beautiful” couple. “I said … can I take your Pic….Had my mask on so they didn’t Know Who I was,” Cher, 75, tweeted Tuesday. “MAYBE Just a crazy woman.. THAT ME.” The photo shows the woman ...news.yahoo.com
Cher sues Sonny Bono’s widow over song royalties
Sonny & Cher suit Sonny and Cher had several hits during the 1960s. Cher’s lawsuit also is attempting to stop any attempt to end her 50% stake in the Sonny & Cher catalog. Cher began performing with Sonny Bono in 1964, and they were married from 1967 to 1975, according to the AP. Sonny Bono died in 1998 in a skiing accident in Lake Tahoe. Mary Bono won Sonny Bono’s seat after his death.wftv.com
Cher sues heirs of Sonny Bono over song and record revenue
Music Cher FILE - In this Jan. 21, 1966 file photo, Sonny, right, and Cher sing during a taping of "The Danny Thomas Special" in Los Angeles. Cher has sued the widow of her former musical partner and ex-husband Sonny Bono over royalties for Sonny and Cher songs including “I Got You Babe” and “The Beat Goes On." (AP Photo/File) (Uncredited)LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Cher has sued the widow of her former musical partner and ex-husband Sonny Bono over royalties for Sonny and Cher songs including “I Got You Babe” and “The Beat Goes On." Sonny Bono become mayor of Palm Springs and later a California congressman for the area. He died in a skiing accident in Lake Tahoe in 1998, and Mary Bono, his fourth wife, won his seat.wftv.com
The video game industry spoke up against anti-Asian violence. Some went further.
After the recent wave of anti-Asian violence, gaming companies have come forward in support. Some have gone further than others, making donations to charities and hosting internal employee support events.washingtonpost.com
Cher announces biopic in works at Universal Pictures
Cher reveals biopic plans Cher announced on social media that a biopic about her life is being developed. >> Read more trending newsOn the eve of her 75th birthday, Cher announced that an official biopic of her life is in the works, Variety reported. The as-yet-untitled film will be produced at Universal Pictures, with “Mamma Mia!” producers Judy Craymer and Gary Goetzman handling the production tasks, the website reported. Craymer and Goetzman worked with Cher on the “Mamma Mia!” sequel, “Here We Go Again” in 2018, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Cher will also serve as a producer on the biopic, Variety reported.wftv.com
'World’s loneliest elephant' arrives safely in Cambodia
The container holding Kaavan the elephant is blessed by monks during its arrival from Pakistan at the Siem Reap International Airport, Cambodia, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Kaavan, dubbed the "world's loneliest elephant" after languishing alone for years in a Pakistani zoo, has arrived in Cambodia where a sanctuary with the much-needed company of other elephants awaits him. Like other travelers during these times, Kaavan needed to be tested for COVID-19 before his flight. Once his large metal crate was safely on board, Kaavan was provided with in-flight snacks — 200 kilograms (440 pounds) of them — for the seven-hour journey. The flight was uneventful, which is all you can ask for when you transfer an elephant,” Khalil said.
'World's loneliest elephant' Kaavan starts trip to Cambodia
(AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)ISLAMABAD – Kaavan, dubbed the "world’s loneliest elephant" after languishing alone for years in a Pakistani zoo, was readied Sunday for his flight to a sanctuary in Cambodia and the much-needed company of other elephants. "In the sanctuary in Cambodia ... waiting for him is three ladies, three Asian female elephants," he said. Elephants are social animals that thrive on the company of other elephants, Bauer explained. The floor irritated his feet and toenails, which are badly damaged and will require years of treatment in Cambodia, said Bauer. While Kaavan is the most celebrated rescue at the zoo, Bauer said Four Paws has already relocated about 30 animals from there.
Cher in Pakistan for resettlement of 'loneliest elephant'
An elephant named "Kaavan," who waiting to be transported to a sanctuary in Cambodia, walks at the Maragzar Zoo in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. Iconic singer and actress Cher was set to visit Pakistan on Friday to celebrate the departure of Kaavan, dubbed the worlds loneliest elephant, who will soon leave a Pakistani zoo for better conditions after years of lobbying by animal rights groups and activists. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)ISLAMABAD – 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. Activists dubbed Kaavan the “world’s loneliest elephant" after his plight gained international attention and the unhappy elephant was diagnosed as emotionally as well as physically damaged. Now, the “world's loneliest elephant” comes lumbering over when he hears Khalil's voice.'
Cher — yes, Cher — helps a captive elephant find a new home in Cambodia
The move will cap a years-long effort to rescue Kaavan, who as a baby was given as a gift from the government of Sri Lanka to the head of the Pakistani army. Cher has hinted at coming to Cambodia since May, when Kaavan was freed by a court order in Pakistan. While Asian elephants roam long distances in the wild, Kaavan reportedly was held in a small enclosure with little foliage at the zoo in Pakistan’s capital. “This is definitely a win,” said Martin Bauer, head of international public relations for Four Paws, a global animal welfare organization involved in the Kaavan rescue. We reveal suffering, rescue animals in need and protect them.”Bauer said Four Paws, which was founded 30 years ago, has helped rescue hundreds of animals.latimes.com
'World's loneliest elephant' okayed to quit zoo for new life
Dubbed the worlds loneliest elephant' by his supporters, Kaavan has languished at a zoo in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad for more than 35 years. The overweight elephant Kaavan underwent a full medical examination at the zoo on Friday, said Bauer. In May, Pakistans High Court ordered the Marghazar Zoo closed because of its abysmal conditions blamed on systemic negligence. He said Four Paws was invited by the Islamabad Wildlife Management Board to safely transfer the remaining animals in the zoo. Friday's medical examination showed the elephant was overweight, even as he showed signs of malnutrition.
’Clueless’ star Alicia Silverstone heading to MegaCon
ORLANDO, Fla – American actress Alicia Silverstone is set to make appearances at MegaCon this year. She will be available for autographs and photo ops. She joins a long list of other celebrities set to appear including “Mummy” star Brendan Fraser, “Saved by the Bell” stars Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley and ”The Addams Family" star Christina Ricci. Along with the celebrity appearances, the convention will also have a number of panels, workshops and shops for fans to enjoy. Tickets are on sale now.
Pop icon Cher announces tour date in Central Florida next spring
This spring you can dance and you can jive with the dancing queen herself. A press release says Cher will offer her fan club members access to tickets with a presale starting Tuesday, November 5 at 10 a.m. through Thursday, Nov. 7 at 10 p.m.More information is available at amaliearena.com. Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida. Unlike many newspapers, ours is free and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlandos true free pressorlandoweekly.com
Turn back time: Cher then and now
After a much more successful attempt at acting, including a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for 1983's "Silkwood" and a Best Actress win for 1987's "Moonstruck," Cher returned to singing in 1987 with the self-titled album "Cher." The album featured the comeback single "I Found Someone" and went platinum with 7 million records sold. She followed that up with 1989's "Heart of Stone," which featured the hit "If I Could Turn Back Time" and sold 11 million copies worldwide. Hide Caption