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Daniel Merriweather offers up his soulupdated: Thu Feb 18 2010 16:43:00

Daniel Merriweather may have a haircut that recalls Elvis or Vanilla Ice (his own words), but when he sings, he's all soul. Brad & Angelina's Affectionate Night Outupdated: Mon Feb 01 2010 00:02:00

The couple "look like they're having a fun time" at the Directors Guild Awards, an observer says Jennifer Garner, Kate Winslet to Present at Golden Globesupdated: Fri Jan 08 2010 14:50:00

Also joining host Ricky Gervais: Cher, Kiefer Sutherland and Jennifer Aniston Christina Aguilera's Resolution Is to Continue the Good Timesupdated: Sat Jan 02 2010 16:11:00

The joy of her son's Christmas and costarring with Cher made 2009 shine

Christina Aguilera's New Year's resolutionupdated: Fri Jan 01 2010 15:30:00

Christina Aguilera's New Year's resolution isn't new at all. Alicia Silverstone: I Hope Brittany Murphy Is at Peaceupdated: Mon Dec 21 2009 10:12:00

The actress tells PEOPLE she "always felt connected" to her Clueless costar by their "very special experience" Lack of Privacy Was Hardest for Chaz Bonoupdated: Fri Nov 20 2009 14:59:00

Tackling a sex change while in the public eye was "an incredible hurdle"

Chaz Bono: I love being a manupdated: Fri Oct 30 2009 15:57:00

Now that he's finally in the body he always felt he belonged in, Chaz Bono said he's enjoying something that took decades to accomplish. Chaz Bono: I Love Being a Manupdated: Fri Oct 30 2009 14:13:00

It took getting sober and a mental evolution for Cher's child to undergo a sex change Chaz Bono Finds Shaving Comes Naturallyupdated: Thu Oct 29 2009 16:28:00

Cher's 40-year-old son, formerly known as Chastity, has begun to grow a beard Justin Timberlake Praises Michael Jackson's Geniusupdated: Fri Jun 26 2009 13:48:00

Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Lisa Marie Presley, Paul McCartney and others express their sadness and shock Cher to Make Her Musical Movie Debutupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 14:18:00

The diva returns to the big screen alongside Christina Aguilera in Burlesque Cher 'Will Support' Chaz's Sex Changeupdated: Fri Jun 19 2009 10:07:00

The singer tells PEOPLE that her "abiding love for my child" will never change

Commentary: Transgender people are everywhereupdated: Tue Jun 16 2009 15:20:00

It was only a matter of time. The real-life drama of being transsexual has come to Hollywood. Chastity Bono, the impossibly cute little blond girl who, for many of my generation, remains frozen in time as the sweet, chubby-faced cherub closing many a Sonny and Cher show in the arms of her doting parents, recently announced that he is transsexual and will be transitioning from female to male. He will go by the name of Chaz.

From male to femaleupdated: Mon Jun 15 2009 08:36:00's Liz Landau talks about gender transition and the difficult choice some people feel they need to make.

Born in male body, Jenny knew early that she was a girlupdated: Mon Jun 15 2009 08:36:00

Henry Joseph Madden was a good student and track team member in high school, but he had a secret: He sometimes wore his mother's pantyhose and underwear under his clothes. Chastity Bono Undergoing Sex Changeupdated: Fri Jun 12 2009 09:28:00

Cher supports what rep calls "Chaz's courageous decision"

Sonny and Cher's child transitioning from male to femaleupdated: Thu Jun 11 2009 17:37:00

Chastity Bono, gay-rights activist and child of performer Cher and the late entertainer and politician Sonny Bono, is in the early stages of transitioning from a female to a male and will be known as Chaz, his spokesman said Thursday.

Secret hotels of the Loire Valleyupdated: Thu Jun 04 2009 10:14:00

Just a two-hour detour from Paris, the Loire was once a playground to Renaissance royals. Now its vaunted châteaux are attracting enterprising young couples and artists who have remade them into captivating -- and surprisingly affordable -- inns.

Only thing burning at Cher's house is desireupdated: Thu May 07 2009 16:12:00

When emergency crews scramble to a celebrity's home and it turns out to be a false alarm, journalists don't usually write about it. Justin Timberlake Explains Courtside PDA with Jessica Bielupdated: Thu Apr 23 2009 19:15:00

The singer jokes that he couldn't resist the Staples Center's "Kiss Me Cam" Kate Hudson Turns 30 with All-Star Blowoutupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 13:09:00

Mom Goldie Hawn hosts Demi, Ashton, Gwyneth and life of the party, Justin

Supreme Court to hear case about indecent speech on TVupdated: Fri Oct 31 2008 19:09:00

An audience of millions watched Cher drop a verbal bomb when she uttered the f-word on an awards show. Bono said it, too, a year later, and Nicole Richie uttered it and s--t in the same sentence. Michelle Obama Prefers Dick Van Dyke to Debatesupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 12:54:00

She'd rather not watch her husband's showdowns with John McCain, she admits, "I get nervous!" Nikki Blonsky Leaps from Screen to Stageupdated: Wed Sep 24 2008 06:58:00

The Hairspray star sings her favorite songs for her first New York audience Greg Lalas: The American soccer fan's bill of responsibilitiesupdated: Tue Jul 22 2008 12:02:00

In my last column, I wrote the American Soccer Fan's Bill of Rights. Almost immediately, I got several e-mails that considered such a thing too presumptive and smacking of unwarranted entitlement. (I can imagine King George III thinking similar things back in the 18th century, although he probably didn't e-mail Thomas Jefferson his thoughts.) Cher's Rep Laughs Off Wedding Reportsupdated: Wed Jul 09 2008 16:58:00

"I'm afraid we are not celebrating!" her publicist tells PEOPLE of the "crazy" news

Money Magazine: What's in your spouse's wallet?updated: Wed Jun 11 2008 16:18:00

If Silda Spitzer had only made it her business to look at her husband's bank statements, the story might have ended so differently. Cher & Tina Turner Talk Age with Oprah: 'It Sucks'updated: Thu May 08 2008 09:54:00

Cher says getting older is no fun, while Tina shrugs off "that number" Cher Reveals Tom Cruise Crushupdated: Wed Apr 30 2008 09:34:00

The diva admits to Oprah she was "crazy" about the rising young star in the '80s

FSB: The man who feathers Big Birdupdated: Fri Apr 04 2008 15:18:00

I am 60 years old, but my company is even older. My great-uncle started it in 1921, when women wore feathers in their hats. But when bare heads came back into style, the company needed to evolve from a feather-dyeing firm to more of a full-service provider.

Loire Valley: Land of a thousand chateauxupdated: Fri Mar 07 2008 10:18:00

The Loire Valley, two hours southwest of Paris, offers France's greatest array of chateau experiences. Bette Midler Takes Vegas, Leaves Bathhouseupdated: Fri Feb 29 2008 17:00:00

Bette Midler's new show at Caesars is divine, it's de-lovely, it's de Vegas

A 1-2-3 on starting your Web site or new jobupdated: Tue Feb 05 2008 09:53:00

Here's to your amazing new wine collection and your newfound ability to talk to anyone, anytime, about anything -- pandas, cigars or mashed potatoes! From starting a Web site to starting a new job, our experts tell you how to reignite your life, your passion and your mojo.

Flames don't discriminateupdated: Wed Oct 24 2007 13:41:00

Showbiz Tonight's A.J. Hammer explores how the California wildfires are affecting Hollywood.

Five easy ways to improve your resume updated: Wed Oct 10 2007 08:20:00

Ah, the wisdom of teen movies. Remember in "Clueless" when Cher and Dionne gave Miss Geist a makeover in the faculty lounge? All it took was a few minor adjustments to turn the disheveled teacher into "not a total Betty, but a vast improvement."

Attorney argues FCC rules on profanity unfairupdated: Wed Dec 20 2006 12:51:00

In a Manhattan courtroom where the words of Supreme Court justices are usually debated, the potty-mouthed antics of Nicole Richie and Cher were the subject of an unusual federal appeals court hearing Wednesday.

Shortcuts: How to sing karaokeupdated: Tue Nov 28 2006 09:26:00

The invitation to your annual work party has fluttered into your e-mail inbox -- and your stomach contracts as you read it's an evening of karaoke. But don't spend the night "washing your hair" -- our guide will help turn you from nul points nobody to karaoke king or queen!

1974: Creme de la creme of clunkersupdated: Tue Apr 25 2006 12:46:00

The year began with Steve Miller's "The Joker" and ended with Helen Reddy's "Angie Baby."

Fortune: IPO Bluesupdated: Mon May 30 2005 00:01:00

The talent hasn't been happy at Warner Music.  From Cher to Kid Rock, Madonna to Metallica, they want more money and better deals.  And as Warner CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. got ready to take the compan...

Money Magazine: Gym Dandyupdated: Tue Feb 01 2005 00:01:00

Physical fitness, as a walk down any busy street will show you, is of varying importance to people. There are gym rats, who have their own locker at the local club and always look maddeningly fit. ...

Courting women votersupdated: Fri Oct 22 2004 17:34:00

Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg, daughter of President John F. Kennedy joined Sen. John Kerry at a campaign rally in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Friday, the latest high-profile woman to stump with the Democratic candidate.

Cher, Rosie and the triple playupdated: Fri Oct 22 2004 08:26:00

President Bush pulls a triple threat today, visiting three of the most important states (Pennsylvania, Florida and Ohio) as his campaign releases a stark new TV ad hitting Sen. John Kerry on intelligence funding votes. How stark is the ad? Well, it's called "Wolves."

Review: Sex and the zodiac?updated: Fri Feb 06 2004 16:11:00

Forget little fold-up pamphlets on the compatibility of sun signs, forget lucky numbers on motel paper placemats, forget that weather-beaten little paperback on sexual astrology your college roommate's girlfriend left in the bathroom.

Money Magazine: Tokyo Joe Goes Euroupdated: Mon Sep 01 2003 00:01:00

The Internet bubble is gone, and thankfully so are most of the tipsters who clogged online message boards. But Yun Soo Oh Park, known to fans and detractors alike as Tokyo Joe, is still at it.

FSB: Will the Web Phone Home? The Internet's moving to your phone. So far, not so good.updated: Sun Oct 01 2000 00:01:00

The telephone celebrated its 124th birthday this year. The Web is six years old. Thanks to a host of startups building wireless and voice Web applications, the Web and the telephone are becoming th...

Fortune: Looking for The Prevailing Wind The bulls and bears are both blowing plenty of hot air these days. The two sides do agree on oneupdated: Mon May 15 2000 00:01:00

Bipolar disorder. Is that the problem? High as a weather balloon in one session, deep in the Dauphin's dungeon in the next. Or is it paranoia, perhaps? The stock market has certainly been distracte...

Fortune: The Cultural Cheat Sheetupdated: Mon Apr 03 2000 00:01:00

With the buzz surrounding The Operator, the new biography of Hollywood supermogul David Geffen, you'd expect some decent dirt--at least enough for a tawdry movie. (Geffen, who stopped cooperating w...

Fortune: The Most Beautiful People in Business They look like a million bucks!updated: Mon Jun 07 1999 00:01:00

What is beauty? The sages have argued about it for ages without reaching any agreement. Some say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, others that it's only skin deep. Still others say it's pretty ...

Fortune: The Stars' Search for Meaning CHER, NEWT. NEWT, CHERupdated: Mon Sep 28 1998 00:01:00

Though he's been caricatured as a suck-up to the "Hollywood elite," Bill Clinton isn't the only politician who goes gaga over stars. Every politician does. Given a choice between debating the issue...

Money Magazine: Armchair shopping: Your guide to top-value gifts by phone, fax and modemupdated: Tue Nov 01 1994 00:01:00

Quick, what do Benjamin Franklin and Cher have in common? Besides a way with wigs. The answer: At-home shopping set off light bulbs in the minds of both. Franklin's brainchild, founded in 1744, was...

Fortune: NOW HEAR THIS updated: Mon Nov 19 1990 00:01:00

-- TINA BROWN, 36 editor of Vanity Fair, on why she put Cher instead of Marla Maples on the cover of the November issue: ''In light of the Gulf crisis, we thought a brunette was more appropriate.''...

Fortune: SEXISM IN CINEMAupdated: Mon Sep 10 1990 00:01:00

Is Sylvester Stallone really worth four times as much as Meryl Streep? The average moviegoer may not think so, but Hollywood does. Salaries for top movie actors have exploded in recent years, with ...

Fortune: A BOFFO DEALupdated: Mon Apr 23 1990 00:01:00

After dropping out of two colleges, David Geffen landed a job in the mailroom at the William Morris talent agency by pretending he had a UCLA degree. The rest, as they say, is history. Geffen launc...

Fortune: STAR SCENTSupdated: Mon May 08 1989 00:01:00

When Joan Collins's steamy autobiography comes out in paperback, readers will get a whiff of her new perfume, Spectacular, infused in scented bookmarks. Promotion is everything in the $2.1-billion-...

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