Ever since the announcement came that Chaz Bono, the offspring of Cher and Sonny Bono, would be competing on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” message boards have been flooded with hurtful comments to the former child star and ABC. The reason: Chaz will be the dancing competition’s first ever transgendered contestant. Despite the unnecessary negative energy, Chaz has received support from the best source possible, with Cher taking to her Twitter account in defense of her son.
“lovelies! Chaz is Being Viciously Attacked on Blogs & Message boards about being on DWTS!This is Still America right ? It took guts 2 do it,” she tweeted.
Bono will be partnered with pro Lacey Schwimmer, who has also come to Chaz’s defense.
Is it possible to love Cher any more than I already have? Yup, I think it is.
“Dancing with the Stars” premieres this September on ABC. For a local listing in the McAllen or San Antonio area, click here.
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