You can’t be Cher‘s daughter – and then change from being a female to a male and become Cher’s son – without getting attention. Now that it has been announced that Chaz Bono will be a contestant on this season’s Dancing With The Stars the controversy has begun.
I didn’t know that Chaz was being attacked but apparently Cher thinks that he is and she took to Twitter as follows: “Lovelies – Chaz is Being Viciously Attacked on Blogs & Message boards about being on DWTS! This is Still America right? It took guts 2 do it.“
Cher continued: “I support him no matter what he chooses 2do! God! will here always be haters! It took COURAGE 2 do dwts! TG Chaz has Unlimited supply.”
Cher then asked for people to support her transgendered son: “Can u guys check out sites & give him your support ? BTW …Mothers don’t stop Getting angry with stupid bigots who fk with their children!”
Confident in her son’s ability to win over the hearts of America, Cher wrote: “Bet VAST MAJORITY of People will LOVE CHAZ on DWTS ! & it’s took Fkg Guts 2! Chaz isn’t exactly the “Gotta Dance Gotta Dance” kinda Guy.”
Chaz responded: “Thanks for all your support mom. The haters are just motivating me to work harder and stay on DWTS as long as I possibly can,” he said in response.
One thing for sure – getting Chaz on DWTS was a publicity coup for the show and will boost ratings.
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