Touchy pop diva’s flubbed racism tweet gets it wrong in oh, so many ways: ‘We’ve hit Peak Cher, folks’

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Is it time for someone in her entourage to at least consider taking away Cher’s cell phone for her own good or perhaps just deactivating the caps-lock function?

The pop diva and actress prompted widespread ridicule on Saturday with a geographically or geopolitically inaccurate tweet that prompted a follow-up in which she admitted that “To Everyone, when I Started To research I Read It Wrong. GIMME A fn BREAK JUDGE MY HEART NOT JUST MY STAT…”

In the original posting to her nearly four million followers, Joe Biden fangirl Cher, 75, offered this somewhat incomprehensible shorthand (as adjusted to sentence case and text for emojis to make it somewhat easier to decipher):

“Africa’s not a poor country, whites have stolen, & continue [to] [steal] its wealth. Why have so many white ppl/govs. (throughout history) used brute force, & military [to] hurt & kill ppl of color⁉️ Why are BLM still fighting [for] right [to] vote⁉️ Will [U.S. be] white is right forever⁉️ Will it [be] 1963 in [the U.S.] forever,” Cher claimed.

The iconic performer also expressed all-caps outrage when Republican Glenn Youngkin won the Virginia governorship earlier this month.

The songstress originally rose to entertainment popularity as part of the Sonny & Cher husband-and-wife team.

The duo, who divorced in 1975, apparently couldn’t have been more different politically. Sonny Bono, who passed away in 1998 after a skiing accident, was a Republican congressman for the Palm Springs, Calif., area from 1995 until his death. Sonny’s wife, Mary Bono, succeeded him in the U.S House of Representatives until she was defeated in the 2012 election.

Although Cher’s social media activity establishes that she is far left, she took to Twitter in April 2019 to imply that America should prioritize taking care of homeless veterans over illegal immigrants. This caused then-President Trump to tweet that he finally found an area of agreement with Cher.

She even criticized then-president candidate Bernie Sanders for wanting to restore voting rights to violent convicted felons.

In any event, Cher’s latest pronouncement has led to a huge reaction, with some supporters also weighing in. Here is just a sample of the response:

Cher also punctuated, as it were, her original statement with this add-on:


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