It has been over a half century since I Got You Babe came out and James Corden decided to modernize the song with Cher. Yesterday on The Late Late Show they sang I Got You Bae and I think it can be an instant hit for the Millennials. It is totally in their language.
But how did the huge hit, that we still sing today, come about? Cher told the CBS late night host that Sonny Bono would write music for them to sing all the time. He woke her one night to see how it sounded and she wasn’t impressed. So unimpressed, she went back to sleep when she was done. Thankfully it was still a dream song for Bono and the rest is musical history.
That song wasn’t the only song she was underwhelmed about, she also revealed she didn’t like Turn Back Time when she first heard it. Songwriter Dianne Warren, who wrote it, was willing to pay Cher to sing and that was all the convincing she needed. Imagine if she didn’t, we would have to Turn Back Time to convince her to do it. Otherwise it would be next week on Timeless… Shhhh, I know that is completely opposite of the NBC show, but play along with me. Is that too much to ask for when Quantum Leap was cancelled before its time. We need a new time traveling show where they can change the past and travel back to a time in their own lifetime to make it work.
Back when Anthony Kiedis was 12 years old, Cher used to babysit him. This fact was so interesting to James Corden that he has to know more about that on The Late Late Show. Thus, the Red Hot Chili Pepper’s was willing to give it away, give it away, give it away now, the details that is. He said, “When you are 12, you don’t know how old adults are. But she was fit and fine. I had just hit that hormonal plateau. Just touching it, I wasn’t all into it.” Then he added, “We hung out, slept in her bed. Actually watched her through the crack of the bathroom door getting ready for bed. I was like in my jammies, getting ready to get some zzzz and she liked dropped her negligee and I was just like OK, this is happening now.” While this is a memory that will forever stay with him, she doesn’t remember it. If only she could turn back time.
Because back then when the Oscar winner was 28 years old, her marriage to Sonny Bono was on the rocks and the preteen would grow up to look a lot like her late ex-husband.
Imagine the duets they could’ve sang together. They would’ve made some sweet sweet music together like the Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves that they are.
For months there have been rumors that Cher is near death; but in this photo that she posted yesterday I think she looks very healthy and more importantly fabulous. In fact, I think the 68 year old looks like she’s turned back time. Her mom was right, she doesn’t need any makeup.
BTW can you believe her mom is 87 years young? Now you know why Cher is looking decades younger than she really is, it’s all in the genes.
Kathy Griffin is on The Late Show and David Letterman wanted to know about her friendship with Cher. While she was talking about her legendary friend, she impersonated the Diva’s voice and it was awful. It was actually worse than her jokes and I didn’t think that was possible.
There was another death hoax today and the victim this time around was the ageless Cher. Even though her reps quickly denied her demise, the diva took to Twitter to respond to the rumors in a way only she would. She said, “Well here i am tweeting from the HereAfter! Its very Blue up here & thank God they gave me a view of the Sea,Palm trees & a Balinese house” She then added, “Lets tweet Later ’cause even though im JUST a Spirit im Hungry!!! Going 2 have a Tostada salade ! WONDER What they’re serving Down THERE ?” With all joking aside, she finally let us know that she is alive and she ain’t going no where anytime soon. She Tweeted, “LOVELIES,.Im not going ANYWHERE TILL I FINISH THIS FKNG ALBUM ! The ONLY RIP I KNOW HOW 2 DO IS “RIP IT UP! KICK ASS & TAKE NO PRISONERS !” I don’t know about you, but I want her to keep raising hell for a few more albums. There is only woman like her and we need to keep her here as long as possible even though she has a great view up there.