Cher Under Fire From Conservatives For Calling Sarah Palin A Dumb C*nt

Quick! Someone scour the gutter and find Chris Crocker because we need a “Leave Cher Alone” video STAT!

The Oscar-Grammy-Emmy-winning diva is known for callsin’ ’em like she seesin’ em, especially on her Twitter account and after seeing Sarah Palin in a different light — the harsh light of reality — she tweeted the following:

That’s when the conservative constituency unhinged their jaws and attempted to swallow the Dark Lady whole:

Who knew Miley Cyrus fans were such teetotaling Tea Partiers? Here’s another gem:

Other tweeters took umbrage with Cher’s use of the “C” word, but in all fairness, she literally said “The ‘C’ Word.” Members of the Cher army were not having their general attacked, however, and they came to her aid just like Jesse James :

And my personal favorite:

Meanwhile, pundits pummeled Cher with headlines such as “Cher’s Twitter crusade against the GOP and Tea Partiers alike has hit a new low” and “‘Feminist’ Cher empowers women by calling Sarah Palin the C-word; Shatters glass ceiling of crazy.” Silly pundit, don’t you know that glass ceiling was torpedoed the second Palin became the nominee for Vice President? Read your history.

As for Her Cherness, if she could turn back time, she wouldn’t. An unapologetic Cher later tweeted this follow-up:

I’m assuming she broke said foot sticking it up Sarah Palin.

h/t: The Hollywood Reporter

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  • Dakotahgeo

    I would say Cher is cutting Failin’ Palin a LOT of slack! Good on Cher… BAD on conservatives of all ilks!

  • 2eo

    She isn’t just a dumb c*nt, she’s a worthless, vacuous, hateful, repugnant, disgusting, vile, bottom feeding, braindead, useless, cretinous, idiotic, muttonheaded troglodyte.

  • MikeE

    And in other news, Conservative pundits are in a fury after newscaster says water is wet.

    Come on, there’s no surprise here. Tea-baggers get into a tizzy the minute anyone tries using their own tactics against them. Teabaggers will insult and offend until it hurts, defending their right to “free speech”, then turn around and hiss about unfair attacks when the same methods are used against them.

    They don’t believe in free speech; they believe in hypocrisy.

  • 2eo

    @MikeE: Only jeezus blesses ‘MURICA and nobody else.

  • Spike

    As usual, Cher is 100% spot on. Miley really should mind her manners and STFU. BTW, are there any more singles coming out from Cher’s album or did it totally tank after Women’s World?

  • Grrrowler

    @MikeE: First Amendment rights only apply to conservatives, those fearless defenders of the Constitution.

  • Gordon

    Never known Cher to lie!

  • Miss Understood

    Go Cher! She’s Cher, she doesn’t
    to need to be diplomatic with assholes.

  • BJ McFrisky

    Name-callers like Cher and Alec Baldwin are such class acts.

  • LubbockGayMale

    Leave it to Cher to call ’em as she sees ’em!


    Palin seems to be getting a lot of bad attention from the left. What did she do? Open her mouth and let some more ‘stupid’ out?

  • rickgould

    But ya are, Sarah, ya are a c*nt!

  • northwest

    Stay defiant Cher, DON’T apologize to that idiot Palin.

  • 2eo

    @PARKAVMAN: She exists, and is abhorrent to not just the left, but everyone.

    There are people with cancer who in their dying breath are thankful they’re not her.

  • jimbryant

    Cher is a moron. While I loathe Sarah Palin, I’d much rather take her as a better example of womanhood than Cher.

    What has Cher done in the past 20 years? She tried to act like Madonna on a war-ship, had her child change from a woman to a man, and got Photo-shopped to within an inch of her life.

    Cher was great in the 70’s when she was with Sonny. Absolutely great. Since then, it’s been all downhill.

  • Teleny

    After all of the crap Teabaggers call the president, Cher was too easy on that moron Palin!

  • Josh in OR

    Pfffft. Cher’s not under fire. No one attacking her for speaking truth to stupidity has an IQ high enough to make her sweat. Cher’s been an Icon forever, and will be long after we’re all gone. Sarah Palin’s a has-been hypocritical hack who can’t form a coherent sentence or independent thought to save her life.

  • ho

    @ jimbryant
    “had her child change from a woman to a man”
    Deep thinker are you?

  • pauleky

    @BJ McFrisky: Yeah, Conservatives never call people names. Well, except for gay slurs, racial slurs, slurs against the poor, women who actually have sex, non-Christians, etc., etc. Not defending Cher or Baldwin, but must laugh at your constant attempts to call out lefty bias as if it just never occurs on the other side.

  • jimbryant

    What has Cher ever done for gay men? Has she ever marched in a gay rights parade? Never seen her. Does she include male-male sensuality in her videos? Never seen it.

    She’s one of these women who uses gay guys as a cover. Her real schtick is nudity which appeals to straight guys. She’s using us gay guys as a cover.

  • Rockery

    Is Cher incorrect though?


    That is not Miley’s twitter, she is Miley Ray Cyrus not Miley Cyrus Info

  • D P

    Cher said it. I believe it. That settles it.

    Ah, men!

  • AuntieChrist

    I’m sure Cher is losing a ton of sleep over this…[email protected]BJ McFrisky: What a douche!…… said with Bette Davis’ voice……… Call me before you drown your next bag of kittens and puppies…. You probably think that trick or treater’s are just a bunch of freeloaders so you keep your lights off on Halloween.

  • Matt

    I like Sarah Palin and I did like Cher. Cher’s been online too much lately trying to bring her career back to what it once was. Her career is almost over. She doesn’t need to spew hate first to Miley and now Sarah. Why does she hate Sarah Palin? Is it because she’s younger and hasn’t had excessive plastic surgery?

    Does she realize a lot of people hate Chastity/Chaz with even knowing him? Cher, you’re no better than anyone else. You have a lot of money, some talent, and if you really want to do something productive why not do a free concert to benefit the children at St Jude’s or some other worthwhile cause.

    Cher actually thought Mount Rushmore was a natural formation. Cher, Sarah’s been a mayor, governor and ran for president. She’s written best selling books. She didn’t abort her baby even knowing he’d have Down’s Syndrome.

  • Matt

    @2eo: You can’t say all that without the reasons for your hatred.

  • ShowMeGuy

    Cher’s statement is valid….factual….and the truth.

  • Josh in OR

    “Sarah’s been a mayor, governor and ran for president”
    Correction – Sarah was a half-governor before quitting, giving up before her first term was even completed. And she was a candidate for vice-president, not president, though had John McCain’s health failed, she would have been the president who presided over the death of the English language, a language she has proven to only have the slightest grasp on.

    “She’s written best selling books”
    Correction – She’s had other people write books for her that wealthy conservatives bought in bulk to make it a best seller.

    “She didn’t abort her baby even knowing he’d have Down’s Syndrome.”
    No correction here, but context – She certainly did. And has used that poor child as a political prop and a shield ever since.

  • Wooly

    What’s amazing about this story is that this web site thinks this is news. Who’s running this show anyway?

  • Dominickj

    @2eo: Forgot one—QUITTER!!!!

  • Dominickj

    @Wooly: Ahhhhhhhhhhahahaha So you’rereally calling it news??? IT’S PURE fun!!!!

  • marc sfe

    @Matt: and how much were you paid to post that drivel? Not too bright are ya there sparky.

    And, please prove, with independent 3rd party documentation, Cher thought Mt. Rushmore was a natural formation.

    I have no idea what Cher may have donated or not to charity. But ya know what sweetie, it’s non of my or your fucking business. What has Sarah given????

    Written her own books? Seriously? As I asked, how much were you paid to write that post?

  • macmantoo

    @Matt: And because she was money hungry she quit MID TERM-didn’t even finish her term. WHAT A LOSER.

  • AllenSF

    Maybe it is just me but I think it is best to ignore Sarah and all the other Tea partiers. It seems to me that giving them attention only fuels their lust for more attention. Although I understand where Cher is coming from, I think it is best to rise above all that negativity that she and all the extreme Right stand for.

  • Cam

    The right wingers are SO excited!!!!! Another opportunity for them to fake outrage and play the victim!!! Palin wants to take away gay’s civil rights, she lied multiple times about her history, changed her facts, and cannot speak in depth about even the subject she supposedly knew about (Energy).

    But Cher pretty much cut to the chase and summed it up.

  • BJ McFrisky

    I never claimed conservatives don’t stoop to the same lows—of course they do. But come on, let’s be honest: Cher going after Palin without provocation is nothing more than an attention-grab (not to mention SO 2008), and the old joke about “Look up Blankety-blank in the dictionary and you’ll see So-and-so’s picture” is about as original and mature as “Pull my finger.”
    Like I said: Her actions showed a great dearth of class. I would’ve expected better from her—or at least something more original and less childish.

  • jonjct

    the haters on this site are c*nts. all f*gs who are democrats and name calling b*tches. omg GAYS are so intolerant. haters. what happened to multi-culturism, tolerance and live and let live?

  • randallreynolds

    Cher is absolutely correct! Way to go, Cher!

  • maxdadmark

    The increasing vitriol against the TWAT Palin (come after me now, Hannah Montana fans) is understandable. She is SO past her 15 minutes of fame, yet we are force fed what she says, where she is, what her plans are… And that idiot 20-year old Mousekateer is so desperate for attention, what will SHE do next to get the camera turned on her? Cher’s talent and light is still burning brightly after almost 50 years. I double Billy Ray’s spawn will even be in the news 10 years from now.

  • jwtraveler

    Anybody remember what the Teapartiers were calling our President a few years ago? Cher’s comments about Palin don’t even come close. If conservatives want apologies, they can start by giving them to the elected leader of this country. You want respect? Start by giving it.

  • AnitaMann

    The Palins are trash. I see no need to further degrade them by calling them such vile names. Cher needs to rise above it.

  • AuntieChrist

    I met Cher once back in the 1980s and she was the kindest most gracious lady I had ever met. She also has a wonderful sense of humor and unlike many of the people commenting here…….She does not take herself too seriously. I swear sometimes I am embarrassed by my own kind. You should be ashamed of your absence of class and grace.

  • Goforit

    @Matt: Sorry to burst your bubble Matt but Mt. Rushmore IS a natural formation. The figures that Borgland carved into Mt. Rushmore is what isn’t natural. Of course, someone in the LGBTQ comunity liking Sarah Palin isn’t natural either.

  • manxxxx

    I think Cher will sleep well tonight.

  • hotshot70

    Why is Palin mad at Cher? For telling the truth? Palin and her inbred family need to STFU. You name kids Bristol and Trig? That must be the only way your family of re-re’s would see Trig on a report card. Too bad she didn’t share some of Rob Ford’s crack! lol

  • 2eo

    @Dominickj: I apologise Dominic. Of course political failure. fraudster and outright criminal should have made my list.

  • 2eo

    @Matt: Are you as oblivious as your online persona?, that’s really something, I don’t think BJ is even that mentally incapacitated.

  • Cam

    @BJ McFrisky: said….. “I never claimed conservatives don’t stoop to the same lows—of course they do. But come on, let’s be honest: Cher going after Palin without provocation is nothing more than an attention-grab

    BJ, why do you keep making the same mistakes that I have to continually point out in your effort to shill for anti-gay right wing bigots?

    Cher doesn’t have provocation? Really? Interesting since Cher has a transgendered child and thousands of gay fans, or are you going to tell me now that Palin has NOT come out against marriage but even was against civil unions when she was governor, and that Cher has no right to feel that somebody making such statements against her child are anything to be upset about?

    Before you try to claim that Cher has no right, please remember the multiple postings you have put on here crying about what meanies and bullies people were for saying that Chris Christie was fat.

    By reminding you of that I’m giving you one less opportunity to be a hypocrite when you claim that Cher has no reason to be upset when Palin backs laws that attack and harm her child since you were SO adament that simply saying “Fat” was bullying.

  • jamal49

    Well, to quote a very old line from a very old play, Cher could have called Sarah Palin a çunt (French with a cedilla).

  • smudge

    OK, splain Lucy – The headline to this article says, Cher is under fire by the Conservatives as it relates to her opinion of Sarah Palin – SO does that mean we no longer have the right to express our opinions in this Country?

    WOW, I thought that was a “right and privilege” we all shared whether a Conservative or Liberal and anything in between. The USA is a GREAT if not flawed country, BUT where else could past, present and hopefully future generations thrive as well?

    Please don’t support a “one-mind” populace, but encourage bringing to the table – differing opinions, diversity and philosophies.

    Our lives would be very non-productive and uninteresting if we did not have the courage of people like Cher and many others to put themselves out there and share their differences and talents for our enjoyment and to give us something to think about. It is not about agreeing or disagreeing with someone’s opinion, is is about the right to freely express them.

    With our world in constant change and uncertainty, PLEASE DO NOT CLOSE YOUR MIND TO THE OPINIONS OF OTHERS.

  • AuntieChrist

    @smudge: That’s just crazy talk boy. What are you? One of those pinko commie liberals that thinks we should have a mind of our own? Land-sakes alive! Now I gotta get my boy to fetch me my nerve tonic!!!

  • MiserableOldFart

    @BJ McFrisky:

    Unlike Allen West calling senators and Congresmen “comnmunists,” or Ann Coulter calling everyone “traitors?”

    Give it a rest. This bitch is a disgrace to humanity.

  • Dakotahgeo

    @Matt: “… Sarah’s been a mayor, governor and ran for president. She’s written best selling books.”

    Yes to her credit (or discredit), she’s done all of them poorly! Conservative religious Alaskans are sooo easily led, not unlike most conservative christian Taliban!

  • tdx3fan

    @maxdadmark: Although I do not like where Miley is going with her career, I do like her music. I think that she is just trying to be pop when she is really country. However, she has had pretty decent success, and I really disagree that she will not be in the news 10 years from now. Hell, they called her father a one hit wonder from the moment he released an album and he was definitely shocking to the world he was creating music in, but we still talk about him today, and hell he is even still making music.

  • BJ McFrisky

    I never did and never would defend Palin on anything, but what if Palin had tweeted the same comment about Cher? Methinks your reaction (and the reactions of Dakotahgeo, 2eo, Cam, randallreynolds, MikeE, and on and on) would not be so supportive of such childlike behavior.

  • jwrappaport

    @Matt: Holding office does not have any bearing on someone’s character. Neither does writing a best-selling book. You’ll forgive me for picking the low-hanging fruit, but I’m suddenly reminded of a dour, mustached fellow from Austria who did both those things and still had time for mass murder.

  • jwrappaport

    @BJ McFrisky: If Palin tweeted the same comment about Cher, we would react negatively because it would likely be unjustified. If she tweeted the same comment about Ann Coulter, we would lavish her with praise for demonstrating the ability to string together a coherent, true statement.

  • jwrappaport

    @jonjct: What a tired, childish argument. Tolerance does not mean blithely accepting bigotry and untruth. Multiculturalism does not mean holding the gates open for Islamofascists and Christian inquisitors. Live and let live does not mean holding our tongues when the Sarahs and Anitas of the world spread vile falsehoods about us and those we love.

    What tolerance means is putting up with a conservative apologist like yourself.

  • Cam

    @BJ McFrisky:

    So BJ, first you claim that Cher’s comment was unprovoked. When I of course point out your hypocrisy seeing as how Palin advocates for laws that directly attack Cher’s child you are now avoiding saying that, and instead now trying to claim that Cher is being unfairly protected because if PALIN had said it, we would respond differently.

    I have pointed out MULTIPLE times that you ALWAYS take the side of the anti-gay bigot no matter the situation.

    You have once again showed, that if somebody hates gays you will defend them no matter what. Palin can legislatively attack Cher’s child and that is ok.
    Chris Christie fights against gays civil rights and that’s ok.
    Cher responds to Palin’s attack on her child and Cher is a horrible person.
    Somebody points out accurately that Chris Christie himself shows a lack of self control due to his weight and they are evil bullies.

    Your support of anti-gay bigots is obvious yet again.

  • BJ McFrisky

    @jwrappaport: Which only demonstrates your prejudice, hypocrisy, and level of intellect. So, good for you.

  • AuntieChrist

    YOU GIRLS never fail to disappoint…. This is my new favorite place to go….. Your cat fights are even better than the articles…. All I have to do is sit back and watch the fur fly…. Best game in town. ROFLMAO

  • A4Adam

    Cher is correct in her assessment of Sarah Palin. The Conservative wing nuts need to be called out for what they really are. Fortunately most Americans aren’t buying into their propaganda.

  • Caleb in SC

    Truth hurts.

  • dougmc92

    I think I just commented too quick to last comment….

  • Matt

    @Josh in OR: I stand corrected, yes, I know she ran for VP. I voted for her and McCain. She has a stronger grasp of the English language than Cher or Obama for that matter, and is more qualified for the presidency than him. Yes, she has written her own books and people don’t buy them in bulk to make them bestsellers. I see you’re into conspiracy theories. Her child is not used as a political prop. Sounds like you listen to Chris Matthews too much. Obama was a community planner and not a senator for very long.

  • Matt

    @marc sfe:

    Many people have spoken of Cher’s lack of intelligence. Even Sonny who was married to her said in his book she thought Mount Rushmore was a natural phenomemon. She even said it…


    We all know that Sarah is more educated than Cher. That’s a no brainer. Cher is supposed to direct her hate at Republicans because that’s what Hollywood people do when they’re bored. Her last album flopped.

  • Matt

    @hotshot70: And Cher named her kids Chastity and Elijah Blue and was actually married to Greg Allman. And Obama named his kids Sasha and Malia. Oh wait, those are Obama’s daughters so their names are to revered.

  • AuntieChrist

    @Matt: Education is not a sign of intelligence…. Nor is wealth…. However Cher is smart enough to have a net worth of over 300 million…..Here are just a few pearls of wisdom from Ms. Palin….. “As Putin rears his head and comes into the air space of the United States of America, where– where do they go? It’s Alaska. It’s just right over the border.” –Sarah Palin, explaining why Alaska’s proximity to Russia gives her foreign policy experience…….”All of ’em, any of ’em that have been in front of me over all these years.” –Sarah Palin, unable to name a single newspaper or magazine she reads or has read…… “He who warned, uh, the British that they weren’t gonna be takin’ away our arms, uh, by ringing those bells, and um, makin’ sure as he’s riding his horse through town to send those warning shots and bells that we were going to be sure and we were going to be free, and we were going to be armed.” –Sarah Palin, botching the history of Paul Revere’s midnight ride, June 3, 2011…… Einstein’s intelligence is eclipsed by Ms. Palin.

  • jwrappaport

    @BJ McFrisky: I wonder if perhaps you are a native English speaker. I’m not sure how my claim could generate even the slightest controversy.

    I don’t object to the “C” word or most other insults as a matter of course – I only take issue when they’re unjustified. It’s justified with Sarah, but likely not for Cher; thus, I would probably object to it in the latter case but not the former. If Cher were a mean-spirited, brainless demagogue who made a living crusading against my dignity and equal rights, I might feel differently.

  • Cam


    I love it when anti-gay bigot supporters make varied claims about Palin but funny enough NEVER provide anything to back them up.

    You claim she is intelligent but do not provide your reasoning for thinking that. You claim she is more qualified for president without explaining how so since even McCain’s campaign staff have admitted that their main job was to cover up how woefully unqualified she was.

    You claim that the fact that she sells books seems to mean something, ok then, apparently that also means that people like Whoopie Goldberg, Steven King and J.K. Rowling should be president.

    If she is so wonderful it’s interesting then that her poll numbers have tankeed even among her own party. But you know, Keep on supporting the anti-gay bigots. Just please stop pretending that your reasons have anything to do with intelligence or qualifications.

  • mikalub

    @jimbryant: what has Cher done? She fought for DADT to be repealed. She is an activist for the LGBT community. She donates millions to different charities. Plain is an idiot, any American in their right mind would know this! You clicked on the post involving cher, but don’t like her! How funny!

  • tricky ricky

    cher was wrong. palin is a evil money grubbing grifting dumb c*nt

  • tricky ricky

    @Matt: sarah palin is an uneducated moron. her entire skill set consists of winking and fancy pagent walking. she is nothing but a grifting hate mongering shrew whose 15 minutes of fame expired long ago. frankly, I never trust a broad who names all of her kids from where she got knocked up with them.

  • BJ McFrisky

    @jwrappaport: Again: I don’t defend Palin because I personally don’t like her or her far-right politics, but I challenge you to provide a sliver of evidence that she’s “made a living crusading against gay/equal rights.” And don’t use the old “She isn’t for gay marriage” meme, because that’s an opinion, not a crusade, one that liberal icons Obama and The Clintons once agreed with.

  • jwrappaport

    @BJ McFrisky: Merriam-Webster defines crusade (verb) as such: to take part in a major effort to change something.

    When Sarah Palin hit the campaign trail (or speaks in general, be it on book tours or for rallies) and expressly defends “traditional marriage,” “family values,” and “judicial restraint,” crusading captures precisely and exactly what she is doing. This is called dog-whistle politics, and she knows whom she’s referring to and to what.

    As for concrete evidence, she crusaded to ban gay-friendly books from the Wasilla library when she was on its council back in 1995. (http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/14/us/politics/14palin.html?_r=1&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss&pagewanted=all)

  • BJ McFrisky

    @jwrappaport: Okay, good, you admit Obama and Clinton are/were anti-gay “crusaders” with their dog-whistle politics. That’s all I asked. (oops, wait a sec—their politics weren’t doggy-whistle style at all; in fact, they flat-out stated they believed marriage was between a man and a woman . . . until it became politically inconvenient to do so).

    FYI, the only reason that Sarah Palin is still in the public’s eye isn’t because of her supporters—it’s because of hysterics like you and Cher who insist on keeping her relevant by making her some kind of all-powerful antagonist out to ruin your lives, when in fact she’s a nobody who Fox News doesn’t even like anymore. If she were ignored, she would go away, but intellectuals like Cher and Martin Bashir insist on keeping their hatred for this nobody alive and kicking, hence keeping Palin in our lives. Way to go, Cher.

  • kathygee

    Sarah Palin is a brainless twit. Just because she ran for Vice President, that doesn’t make her smart..lol I think it’s wise to bring Palin up now and then to remind people of what kind of folks we don’t need in public office.
    As for Cher, though I hate the C word, she is more than accurate in her statement. She doesn’t run her mouth about things without knowing what she is talking about. And about her “career comeback”…lol…I wasn’t aware that her career ended….and, haters, trash her if you must…. She’s one smart lady who hasn’t sold herself out in 50 years of show business, to drugs or alcohol or anything else…her upcoming tour has sold out everywhere, and she has managed to have a number one song in every decade for 5 decades. I think she is a master in her field and has done much for charities through the years, as mentioned by others in this thread.
    I would, however, suggest she stay out of politics….because politicians are not the brightest crayons in the box, and generally care about themselves and their political party more than they do the average joe….for example, there are republicans in congress who seem to have the “oh! that’s a good idea, Mr. President, but since you are a democrat, I must veto it” attitude….which scares the excrement out of me….

  • BlogShag

    I agree with Miley. From an ugly, old chart topping has been, who sounds like a cross between a fog horn and tuba when she sings and needs constant plastic surgery and extreme photoshop to try to stay
    relevant , Id take it with a grain of salt, Sarah.

    Cher needs to learn some manners and stop airing insults. Mean spirit isnt appealing

    If Sarah were as dumb as people think she is, she wouldnt have achieved like she has.

  • kathygee

    I would have replied sooner, but I’m trying to think of what Sarah Palin has achieved…nope, can’t come up with a thing…I guess I’m going to go listen to the zillion greatest hits of the gorgeous fog horn…. :)

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