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Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves


Well tramps anyway, to say the least. At 64, Cher, you can not turn back time. The one-named former singer and gay icon showed up at last weekend's MTV Awards having left half her clothes at home. Her costume was a throwback to a controversial 1989 video.

I'm not so sure Cher's aging gracefully. And there's quite a bit of her exposed there for me to make that assertion.

I'll bet she was cold. I know I got the shivers just looking at her. I wonder if she's bankrupt...spending what she did on all that plastic surgery. I wouldn't get too close to her. She may go at any minute. When that tightly stretched skin starts to give you had better stand back!

You know things just haven't been the same since she split with Sonny. And we know how long ago that was. Cher made a reference to her age at the MTV ceremony, telling the audience she had shoes older than most of the nominees. Well, all I can say is she must have been well-heeled to dress up like that. Although, I'm sure she'd have no problems flagging down a cab.


I don't know about you but I think that outfit is a "little behind" the times.

Comments

Shieldmaiden96 said…
That woman has so many aftermarket parts I'm not sure you can express her age in one number.
nonamedufus said…
Shieldmaiden96: lol Well put. She's like the bionic woman: "We have the technology"
Is that a light shining out of her botty?
nonamedufus said…
DP: Yes, indeed. Don't go near the light, whatever you do.
Ziva said…
Little known fact: Cher was actually alive already in the 18th century, and had begun her amazing transformation from human being to patch quilt. In fact, she was the original inspiration for Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.
nonamedufus said…
Ziva: I never knew that. Makes sense, though. I've noticed she drags her foot sometimes.
Quirkyloon said…
LOL @ Ziva!

That explains a lot.

Cher: The Original Cougar.

Oh, this isn't a captioning contest...but (pun intended) it could've been! hee hee
nonamedufus said…
Quirks: I'll bet poor Sonny's rolling over in his grave. By the way, you know what would happen if you were to exhume her former husband and songwriter? Why, he'd say, "Close the lid. I'm decomposing." (Ha, I got you, babe.)
Don said…
Very scary picture that is for sure. Back in the day though, I did like her singing and acting....
00dozo said…
Well, if Cher starts to sing "Puttin' on the Ritz" with slurred speech and zero tonality, then we know for sure she was the model for Shelley's monster.
nonamedufus said…
Don:Back in the day, but that's a hell of a lot of days ago. I did like her in Moonstruck with Nic Cage. She was a decent actress.
nonamedufus said…
00dozo: Oh what a great obscure reference. I howled at that part of the movie "...uttin' onna itz..." God rest Peter Boyle's soul.
Linda Medrano said…
Actually, I adore Cher and find her amazingly beautiful, funny and talented. I laugh at her "balls" wearing the same costume she wore on that "Turn Back Time" video. And,sorry Duf, but I think she pulls it off.
Don said…
Cher was a good actress 'cause I thought she made some otherwise lousy movies interesting. Only a vamp could do that. Well, only a vamp could keep my attention that long. Sheesh! I've got a problem with sex. I think I'm a sex addict. Now can I go out and screw somebody please? After all, I have a disease.
nonamedufus said…
Linda: Oh, God, no, I hope she doesn't pull it off! ;)
nonamedufus said…
Don: You should get some ointment for that, Don.
Tarheel Rambler said…
I would think celebrity women would have learned from Phyllis Diller that plastic surgery is not a remedy for the aging process. The number of cosmetic disaster stories is growing by the year. Cher, Shannon Tweed and others make me glad that I'm poor and my wife can't afford trips under the knife.
nonamedufus said…
Tarheel: OMG great example TR. She even used to do jokes about her own plastic surgery. Joan Rivers is another one. When that smile goes, her chin's gonna be draggin' on her navel.

Your comment remind of the line from a guy who said his wife was a plastic surgeon. "You should see how she operates with my credit card!"
K A B L O O E Y said…
You know, from the neck down, she's looking pretty good. God knows I couldn't work that look. And sonny would likely be more surprised that his little girl is a big boy than that his ex-wife has tacky costumes.
nonamedufus said…
KABLOOEY: That's right. Chastity became Chuck or Chaz, or something, didn't she/he. Cher? Just when you thought it was safe to watch music awards shows...
injaynesworld said…
Aw, come on. It's CHER! And she has turned back time -- again and again. Okay, so she hasn't been biodegradable in decades. Still -- She's CHER! And none of the Gagas of the world can hold a candle to the original outrageous designer diva.
nonamedufus said…
Jayne: You know now that you mention it, you're right. At least she didn't wear meat!

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