USA Today: Cher surprises Chaz Bono with GLAAD award

April 23rd, 2012

USA Today
April 23, 2012
By Ann Oldenburg

Cher always knows how to turn heads.

She has historically done it with her outfits, but this time her hair stole the show at Saturday’s GLAAD awards.

She and Rep. Mary Bono Mack presented the Stephen F. Kolzak Award to Chaz Bono.

Cher’s appearance was a surprise to Chaz.

“I’m here because Chaz has the most courage of almost anyone I know,” said Cher from the stage. “The other day I was having a big meltdown (like you do) and Chaz said, ‘Are you going to come to the [GLAAD event],’ and I went ‘Chaz, you know, I’m not doing well right now’ and…he texted me and said ‘I turned into a very understanding, smart man and you can call on me.’ And it made me feel so good, like I could lean on someone. It touched my heart.”

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