“Dying Cher: The End,” reads the cover of another National Enquirer story that’s dead wrong. The latest cover story from the tabloid declares that Cher is “ready to die.” But Gossip Cop is exclusively told it’s all not true.
According to the Enquirer, Cher has “become obsessed with her late ex-husband, Sonny Bono, and believes she’ll soon join him.” The tabloid then quotes a so-called “friend” of the singer as saying, “Cher goes to his gravesite with flowers and comes back all weepy and looking like death warmed over. She’s even cried, ‘I’m ready to be with Sonny again.’” The alleged “source” adds, “Cher truly believes the end is near for her.”
So, what’s wrong with Cher? The magazine vaguely says “kidney and heart failure,” but offers no proof she’s knocking on death’s door.
What’s more, the tabloid can’t even keep up with its lies, noting at one point that Cher has now “confined herself to her Malibu mansion,” but also often visits Bono’s grave. The late singer and later congressman is buried in Palm Springs, a good 138 miles a way from Cher’s home. But that’s not all. To illustrate how supposedly sick and frail she is, the tabloid shows a photo of a guy holding onto Cher as she recently got into a little boat in St. Tropez in the South of France. The magazine writes, “She had to be supported by friends who firmly grasped her arms, believing she was close to collapse.” The reality, however is that a man helped the 62-year-old Cher into the wobbly boat, the same way one would help even a 26-year-old trying to step into a vessel on water.
The Enquirer has been trying to peddle this macabre and utterly untrue story for months. Back in December, the tabloid was wrong when it announced “Cher Is Dying.” Gossip Cop also corrected the magazine when it similarly ran a fabricated cover story in April titled, “Cher Dying.” At the time, as Gossip Cop reported, the singer was in Brazil, and we were told she was in “good physical health.”
Once again, the tabloid is wrong to report Cher is “dying.” A rep for the singer tells Gossip Cop the magazine’s latest story is “false.” We wish the Enquirer would stop trying to beat this made-up story to death.