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Chaz on 65-Lb. Weight Loss: 'I Really Like What I See in the Mirror'

Chaz Bono on Weight Loss: 'I Really Like What I See in the Mirror'

Originally posted 05/15/2013 04:00PM

Chaz Bono is a changed man.

The LGBT activist showed off a much different side at Tuesday night's Dancing with the Stars's 300th anniversary celebration, compared to when he competed on the show in 2011.

"I'm feeling really good," the once-timid son of Cher told PEOPLE at the Boulevard 3-held event in Hollywood. "I'd love to do Dancing all over again. I'd do it much better now than I did it then."

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Cher Reveals What She Learned From Her Mom | Cher

Cher Reveals What She Learned From Her Mom

Originally posted 05/03/2013 10:45AM

Georgia Holt has never been a particularly preachy type of mother, especially when it comes to doling out words of wisdom to her kids, insists her oldest daughter, Cher.

"She never gave me and my sister [actress Georganne LaPiere Bartylak] advice because, truthfully, she knew we'd never take it," admits the iconic entertainer, 66. "Instead, we learned about life by listening to her talk about the things she did wrong and the things she did right." Holt's journey from a rural Arkansas girl to an aspiring starlet in Los Angeles is captured in Lifetime's May 6 one-hour special Dear Mom, Love Cher.

The intimate documentary will unleash the plucky 86-year-old onto the world – but her daughter isn't ready for her full pop culture immersion. "I won't allow her on Twitter," says Cher. "I have no filter, and neither does she!"

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Filed Under: Chaz Bono, Cher
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Kristen Stewart vs. Cher: Who Rocks a Sheer Bodysuit Best?

Kristen Stewart vs. Cher: Who Rocks a Sheer Bodysuit Best?

Originally posted 11/15/2012 01:30PM

Two women, one very interesting fashion trend. But who wears it best: The newbie or the pro?


Filed Under: Cher, Kristen Stewart
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Nora Ephron Dies at Age 71

Nora Ephron, Writer-Director of Sleepless in Seattle, Dies at Age 71

Originally posted 06/26/2012 08:10PM

Nora Ephron, one of the most powerful figures in Hollywood as the creative force behind such blockbusters as You've Got Mail, Sleepless in Seattle and When Harry Met Sally, died on Tuesday at age 71.

The three-time Oscar nominee "passed away June 26, 2012 at 7:40 pm at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center surrounded by her family. The cause of death was acute myeloid leukemia," her family tells PEOPLE in a statement.

"We thank you all for your thoughts."

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Cher Poses with Her Mother Before Meeting President Obama

Originally posted 06/08/2012 05:10PM

Cher brought a very special date with her to meet the President.

The singer and Burlesque actress, 66, had her mom Georgia Holt in tow on Wednesday when she had a run-in with Barack Obama.

"Told him mom's 86'n he said 'Georgia, tell me what u eat' & Smiled!" Cher gushed on Twitter of their encounter. "MOM was all, 'OMG!' "

Holt, a slender beauty, sporting a perfectly coiffed blonde hairstyle, is all smiles in the photo, which appears to be taken in a hotel room.

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Filed Under: Barack Obama, Cher
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UpdatePosted 04/22/2012 05:15PM

Cher Surprises Chaz Bono at the GLAAD Awards

Originally posted 04/22/2012 03:00PM

Chaz Bono was in good company at the GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday night.

His mom Cher showed up to support her son at the event in Los Angeles.

"So much fun at Glaad awards!" the singer Tweeted. "I really surprised Chaz! HE was adorable,Said wow mom i was so surprised i forgot what i was going 2say!"

Bono, who was the first transgender contestant on Dancing with the Stars, was honored for his OWN documentary, Becoming Chaz, and with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award, which is given by GLAAD to a gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender entertainer for promoting equality.

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Cher: Chaz Is the 'Same Child, Different Wrapping'

Originally posted 10/27/2011 06:40PM

Fresh off his elimination from Dancing with the Stars, Chaz Bono can rest assured that he still has one die-hard fan – his mom.

Cher, speaking by phone as Chaz was interviewed on Anderson Cooper's daytime talk show, Anderson, told the CNN anchor that she was upset with the judges' treatment of her son.

"I just thought they were rude," Cher, 65, told Cooper in the episode, which is set to air Tuesday. "And it was gratuitous rudeness, and I was just pissed off. I was just really upset. Not that Chaz was voted off, but that they were so disrespectful."

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Chynna Phillips: Cher's 'Gonna Bring the House Down'

Originally posted 10/10/2011 04:30PM

While Chynna Phillips's mom, singer Michelle Phillips, won't be able to attend next week's Dancing with the Stars, another famous mother will be in the crowd.

"When Cher shows up, it's gonna bring the house down, everyone's going to go crazy," Phillips tells PEOPLE of the superstar's upcoming visit to the show to support son Chaz Bono.

What does Phillips's own mother think about her dancing?

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Chaz Bono: I'm 'Excited' to Have Cher Watch Me Dance | Chaz Bono, Cher

Dancing With the Stars

Dancing with the Stars: Cher to Cheer on Chaz Bono

Originally posted 10/10/2011 08:40AM

When you're the child of one of the most famous celebrities in the world, it's glaringly obvious when your mother – in Chaz Bono's case, Cher – is not present when you are hoofing your heart out on Dancing with the Stars.

However, that's all about to change Monday night, Bono tells PEOPLE.

Last week, “she texted me right before Monday's show and said, 'I wanted people to be able to feel your presence and not take away from that and I think you’ve made your presence known now,' " Bono, 42, says.

"So I texted her back and I said, 'Okay, so if I make it through this week that means you'll come to Monday's show?' And she said, 'Yes.' "

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Chaz on Dancing: 'My Family Hasn't Seen this Side of Me' | Chaz Bono, Cher

Dancing With the Stars

Chaz Bono: 'My Family Hasn't Seen this Side of Me'

Originally posted 09/20/2011 12:30PM

Judging from recent interviews and Tweets, it is clear that Cher has nothing but love and support for her transgender son Chaz Bono.

But that doesn't necessarily mean the iconic entertainer, 65, always believes Bono is capable of everything he sets out to do.

Following an upbeat performance on Monday night's Dancing with the Stars that surprised judges, Bono, 42, admitted to PEOPLE he was "interested to hear what [Cher] thought because she thought I was not going to be able to do this."

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