Cher reveals Sonny Bono told her she wasn't 'particularly attractive' when they first met

People said I was a huge joke.

To the surprise of many, Cher had one more major music comeback up her sleeve after fading from the spotlight for most of the s. We cannot let this happen to another group of people. He hurt me in so many ways, but there was something. The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour was given the green light as a summer replacement series and was an instant sensation when it earned its own time spot that fall season.

A now-confident Cher yearned to be free of husband Sonny's Svengali-like control over her life and career. I have become the plastic surgery poster girl. He was 62 years old. A little impetuous? Was called to be offered the role in The Witches of Eastwick on the morning of her 40th birthday. She has since amassed international fame with an array of Top 10 hits and screen roles, winning an Oscar for her role in 'Moonstruck.

The show won the Emmy for outstanding variety, music or comedy special. Cher has said that it is a strange change for a mother to go through, to have her daughter become her son. Studied acting with Jeff Corey before entering the music industry. Spoke the eulogy at ex-husband Sonny Bono 's funeral. Written by Sonny Bono, this song became Cher's first top 10 pop hit as a solo artist climbing all the way to 2.

Bono was working for record producer Phil Spector at Gold Star Studios in Hollywood at the time and managed to persuade Spector to hire Cher as a session singer.

In an attempt to capitalize on the duo's initial success, Bono speedily arranged a film project for the duo to star in. Cher and Greg Allman divorced in The couple appeared on crooner Andy Williams' variety show in Tags cher she did that sonny bono the sonny and cher comedy hour this day in women's history.

They found a successful formula with their repartee, which became a central factor in their live concert shows, even more than their singing.

Cher Biography and Career Profile

Later, her mother remarried and gave birth to a second daughter. For Cher, this was none other than Audrey Hepburn. Cher met Sonny Bono in when he was an aspiring songwriter and promotions manager for producer Phil Spector. Sonny Bono and Cher did a promotional still for the film Good Times dressed in prehistoric caveman and cavewoman attire sitting atop Ralph Helfer 's Indian elephant Misty.