News

Cher is single again

Cher is single again

Cher performs on NBC's "Today" show on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 in New York. Photo: Associated Press/Charles Sykes/Invision

Cher has sparked speculation she has split from her longtime boyfriend Tim Medvetz after declaring herself to be a single woman once again.

The Believe hitmaker, 67, has dated the former Hell’s Angel on/off since 2008, and the pair was at the center of wedding rumors last August, but Cher swiftly denied the claims.

Now in a new interview, the pop star reveals she recently went through a love split, and insists she is in no rush to find another partner.

She tells Britain’s Notebook magazine, “I just broke up with someone but I need a little bit of a break. I don’t believe in going from one (relationship) to another – I have girlfriends that won’t leave someone they’re with until they have someone to move on to and you just can’t do that.”

When asked if she would walk down the aisle for a third time, the singer admits she prefers being a girlfriend to a wife: “I don’t really think about it, but I wouldn’t say no. I just can’t think why I would. Something really bizarre would have to happen. I like being in a relationship and I’m a really good girlfriend. But you know, you have periods where you’re with someone and relationships have their own life. I’m kind of fatalistic about those things.”

Cher was previously married to Sonny Bono and musician Gregg Allman. She has also dated Warren Beatty, Val Kilmer and Tom Cruise.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Durbin Endorses Obama OT Proposal

Fresh
durbin

Raises threshold for salaried employees to be exempt from overtime pay

in Local

Safety First with Fireworks

Fresh
fireworks

It’s that time of year — fireworks, both legal and illegal, are out — and they’re dangerous. Bottle rockets, sparklers…

in Local

Comptroller: What Can and Can’t Be Paid During Impasse?

money

Whether state workers can or should be paid without a state budget seems to be a contentious point between the Attorney General and Comptroller.

in Local

New President of Robert Morris University Illinois Has Springfield Connection

RMU President Mablene Krueger

RMU grad Mablene Krueger replaces Michael Violtt.

in Local

City Council to Reconsider Eliminating Vacation Payout

6-30-15 Springfield City Council

The Springfield City Council could finally be poised to consider nixing a plan that gives city employees a higher retirement benefit, at the expense of unused vacation pay.