Cher has come to the defense of son Chaz Bono following backlash over his new role in the upcoming season of ‘Dancing With the Stars,’ reports PEOPLE
“Chaz is being viciously attacked on blogs and message boards about being on DWTS! This is still America right? It took guts 2 do it,” Cher tweeted Wednesday.
“I support him no matter what he chooses 2 do! God! Will there always be haters! It took courage 2 do dwts! TG Chaz has an unlimited supply,” Cher added of her son who legally changed his name and gender last year.
Cher went on to urge fans to support her son even though he isn’t necessarily a natural dancer.
Chaz, who will be paired with dancer Lacey Schwimmer, responded to his mom’s support via Twitter.
“Thanks for all your support mom,” Chaz wrote. “The haters are just motivating me to work harder and stay on DWTS as long as I possibly can.”
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