Cher shared a quick update on her boyfriend and rapper, Alexander Edwards, as she made a solo appearance at Carol Burnett’s 90th birthday taping in Los Angeles on Thursday.
The 76-year-old star, who is also known as the Goddess of Pop, opened up to Access to Hollywood on the red carpet shortly before the star-studded event began.
After the Believe hitmaker gushed about the celebrity host, the reporter diverted the conversation topic by humorously asking, “Do you have a date tonight?” Do you know what I’m trying to achieve…”
The Moonstruck actress flashed a small smile and responded with, “My date is taking care of his son.”
Notably, Alexander welcomed a son named Slash Electric Alexander Edwards in 2019 with his ex, Amber Rose. The two separated in 2021 after his reported infidelity, but still maintain an amicable co-parenting relationship.
An update: Cher, 76, shared a brief update on her boyfriend and rapper, Alexander Edwards, as she made a solo appearance at Carol Burnett’s 90th birthday taping in Los Angeles on Thursday.
The Access Hollywood reporter then told the star, “We’re happy for you. Congratulations on the relationship,” which led to a friendly “Thank you” from Cher.
The couple were first linked last November when they were spotted arriving at a celebrity hot spot for a tasty dinner while holding hands, sparking romance rumors.
After grabbing a bite to eat, the happy couple returned to a waiting car where Alexander ‘AE’ Edwards placed a gentle kiss on Cher’s hand as they sat close together in the back seat.
The two lovebirds, who first crossed paths while attending Paris Fashion Week in October 2022, were spotted on several other occasions in November on romantic date nights and lovingly holding hands.
After publicly confirming their romance that same month, the actress and singer, who is 39 years his senior, pushed back criticism of their relationship.
A source told Us weekly at the time, “Cher knows full well that there is a lot of skepticism about this romance, but she doesn’t care.”
“She enjoys the attention and says she and AE have something really special going on that makes her feel more alive and sexy than ever.”
“She’s always been attracted to younger guys, and this certainly isn’t the first fun, no-strings-attached fling she’s had in recent years.” The difference here is that this one feels special, which is why she felt confident going public as a couple,” the insider continued.
Her ‘date’: When asked who her ‘date’ was for the Carol Burnett taping, the ‘Goddess of Pop’ said, ‘The Moonstruck actress gave a little smile and responded with, ‘My date is taking care of his son’; the two seen in February in Arizona
‘Happy for you’: The Access Hollywood reporter then told the star, ‘We’re happy for you. Congratulations on the relationship,” which led to a friendly “Thank you” from Cher; the pair seen in February in Arizona
In December, she made a guest appearance on it The Kelly Clarkson Show and discussed her romance with the music artist.
She said jokingly, “Well, on paper it’s kind of ridiculous, but in real life we get along. He’s fantastic, and I don’t give men qualities they don’t deserve, you know?’
“But he’s really, really nice, he’s really smart, he’s really talented and he’s really funny. And I think he’s pretty handsome.’
The pair also ring in the New Year together, and in an adorable snap, Cher flashed a gorgeous diamond ring gifted to her from Alexander, fueling the engagement rumors.
Last month in February, the couple was spotted attending a pre-Grammy party together and a source opened up People soon after.
“They are very much in love,” the insider told the publication. “They held hands all night and were very affectionate and often kissed.”
However, the source explained, “They’re not talking about marriage or anything like that, but they’re exclusive and serious.”
During the celebratory evening in preparation for the popular annual awards show, the insider added that the actress was “smiling the whole time,” and later said, “Cher likes that he’s young. It’s exciting for her.’
“Really nice”: In December, Cher gushed about Alexander on The Kelly Clarkson Show, saying, “But he’s really, really nice, he’s really smart, he’s really talented and he’s really funny.” And I think he’s pretty handsome’; seen in September 2022 in Los Angeles
‘In love’: Last month in February, the pair were spotted attending a pre-Grammy party together and soon after, a source opened up to People and said, ‘They’re very much in love’
No wedding plans: However, the source explained that ‘they’re not talking about marriage or anything like that, but they’re exclusive and serious’; Cher seen in November 2022 in LA
Smitten: The pair also ring in the new year together, and in an adorable snap, Cher flashed a gorgeous diamond ring gifted to her from Alexander, fueling the engagement rumors
Cher and Alexander were last seen together last month attending Drake’s pre-Super Bowl bash in Scottsdale, Arizona, and also attended the Super Bowl game.
Notably, the music executive had a previous relationship with model and TV personality, Amber Rose.
However, the two broke up in August 2021 after she accused Alexander of cheating with 12 women, which he admitted. The two stars share their three-year-old son, Slash, who was welcomed into the world in 2019.
She had shared a lengthy post on Instagram at the time, writing, “I am tired of being cheated and being shamed behind the scenes. All 12 of you bums (The ones I know are probably more) can have it.’
“You knew very well that he was having a relationship with a baby and you decided to fuck him anyway. I saw all the texts and DMs. You all knew it very well, but you don’t owe me any loyalty, so it doesn’t matter. I can’t be the only one fighting for my family anymore.’
She concluded that she never received the same loyalty and transparency “in return” and that she was “done.”
During an interview with Big Von, per page six, the music producer confessed to the infidelity, saying, “I woke up to this shit, man… I was like, ‘S**t, I got caught.” I’ve been caught before, you know what I mean? And she’s clearly had enough.’
Cher’s last marriage was to musician Greg Allman from 1975 to 1979, and the two share their son Elijah Blue Allman. Her first marriage was to Sonny Bono from 1964 until their divorce in 1975. They also share a son, Chaz Bono.
Previous relationship: Notably, the music executive had a previous relationship with model and TV personality, Amber Rose, but the two split in August 2021 after she accused Alexander of cheating with 12 women, which he admitted
Co-parenting: The two stars share their three-year-old son, Slash, who was welcomed into the world in 2019
Pushing away criticism: A source told Us Weekly in November 2022, ‘Cher knows full well that there is a lot of skepticism about this romance, but she doesn’t care’; the star seen in December 2022 in Los Angeles