Cher Gets Personal About Sonny Bono, Pamela Anderson Takes Marathons in Stride
Nov. 4, 2013
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Cher Shares on Sonny Bono
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Cher got in on the trend of celebrities answering fans' questions online, so she hosted a live Facebook Q&A on Halloween.
While some fans just wanted to know what her favorite color was, if she really hung out with Kathy Griffin and what makes this world a woman's world (all real questions), Cher turned up the heat when asked about late ex-husband, Sonny Bono.
"Hi Cher, If Sonny Bono were still alive today, but you only had a minute to talk to him, what would you say?" asked one fan.
"How hot is it where you just came from?" Cher replied.
Pamela Anderson in Recovery Mode
The public may have a certain expectation for what Pamela Anderson looks like when she runs (ahem, "Baywatch"), but the 46-year-old ditched the red suit to run the New York City Marathon with her brother, Gerry, on Sunday, People magazine reported.
She also revealed what one looks like after conquering the 26.2 miles from Staten Island to Central Park, and it wasn't all that pretty.
Paula Abdul has gone to the Holy Land to connect to her Jewish roots and plans on holding a "belated" Bat Mitzvah, she told the Associated Press.
"Beyond being Jewish, I've always found myself to be very much in tune with spirituality," the singer and former "American Idol" judge said. "I feel very grateful coming to Israel now, where as a woman I know who I am a lot more than even 10 years ago."
Somehow among the talk of spirituality, Miley Cyrus came up in conversation. Abdul had this to say about the pervasive pop wunderkind's dance move of choice.
"I think when girls dance, they should be girls," she told the AP. "I don't find it the most attractive kind of dance. My Chihuahua can twerk and stick her tongue out at the same time too."
Is SNL's Parody of "The Fox" Better Than the Original?
By now, we should all be familiar with Norwegian duo Ylvis' "The Fox." (A refresher, here).
"SNL" decided it was time to parody the song that asks, "What does the fox say?" and apply it to a jilted girlfriend.
The 1.25 acre lot in the exclusive ZIP code includes a nine-bedroom home, two guesthouses, a resort-size swimming pool and a tennis court, according to the Los Angeles Times. Oh, there's also a gym, a screening room, art studio and a bar inside.
The new owner is probably deciding whether there would ever be a need to ever leave the compound.