Cher, 76, says relationship with Alex Edwards, 36, ‘weird on paper’ – Metro UK


Cher says she and boyfriend Alexander Edwards are ‘happy’ and ‘like teenagers’ as she defends their 40-year age difference (Image: The Hollywood JR / Backgrid)

Cher has opened up about the huge age gap between her and her new boyfriend as she argues that ‘love doesn’t know math’.

The Believe singer, 76, is in a relationship with music producer Alexander Edwards, 36, and has played down the 40-year gap between them on several occasions.

With the pair spotted holding hands on date nights and sharing snaps on social media, Cher and Alexander look totally loved up.

Now the If I Could Turn Back Time icon has once again defended the age gap, telling those concerned: “We’re old”.

The star took to Twitter on Thursday where she shared a photo of a topless Alexander smiling at the camera, wearing just black shorts, and captioned it: “AE (Alexander Edwards) hanging out.”

While the comments section was mostly filled with fans offering words of support or general fangirling, some asked about the age gap.

Cher and Alexander Edwards

The Believe singer, 76, says her 36-year-old boyfriend tells her ‘love doesn’t know maths’ (Image: GC Images)

To which Cher responded with a series of messages: ‘We’re happy’ and ‘we’re grown up’.

When asked by a fan what his favorite thing about Alexander is, the frontman replied: “He’s kind, he’s smart, he’s hilarious… and we [lips emoji] Like teenagers (sic).’

He later sent a separate message saying, “On paper, this looks weird (even [to] I).’

However, he added that Alexander says love “doesn’t know math”.

In another response to a fan seeking advice on getting closer to a younger man, Cher explained how her relationship with Alexander began, saying: “In the end, he came after me, until we met in the middle.”


Cher and Alexander Edwards

Cher and Alexander have been seen holding hands on date nights as they go public with their blossoming relationship (Image: TPG / Backgrid)

“It’s consistent, I’m the Skittish.” We love each other… LADIES NEVER GIVE UP,” she wrote.

The icon previously gave her two cents on fans’ concerns that Cher might be ‘taking advantage’, writing sarcastically: ‘I wasn’t born yesterday.’

‘There are no guarantees. Every time you make a choice, you have an opportunity. I have always taken chances… I am WHO I am (sic).’


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Cher was previously married to Sonny Bono and Gregg Allman, and has two sons, aged 53 and 46 (Image: WireImage)

Alexander is believed to have first met his girlfriend in September, when they posed side by side at the Rick Owens SS 2023 show at Paris Fashion Week.

Alexander is the ex of model and TV personality Amber Rose, 39, and they share a three-year-old son, Slash Electric, Alexander Edwards.

Amber accused her former partner of cheating several times, and the music producer later confessed to being unfaithful.

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As for Cher, the vocal powerhouse has been married twice before, first to Sonny Bono, who died in 1998, with whom she shares son Chaz Bono, 53.

She later married the late singer Gregg Allman and had a son named Elijah Blue Allman, 46.

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