Cher had to throw away a wig because it was infested with spiders.
The ‘Believe’ star was upset when one of her favorite orange headpieces went missing, but one of her assistants explained she had thrown it out after discovering it was infested with creepy crawlies.
A friend told the National Enquirer magazine: “The staffer told Cher she thrown out the wig and its storage box because spiders were nesting in the hairy headpiece and she even saw their eggs in it.
“Not wanting creepy crawlies all over her superstar boss, the staff all agreed it was the best thing to ditch the wig rather than trying to clean it. Cher agreed and ordered them to call an exteminator.”
Cher has long been a fan of outrageous wigs – sporting one made entirely from newspaper trimmings for her recent ‘Woman’s World’ single – despite having perfectly normal hair, because they make it easy for her to change her look.
She has previously said: “My real hair is all under here, real tight to the head, that’s all. It is long and brunette. There’s nothing wrong with my hair, but I love wigs, and always have. They are so low maintenance. It just makes it easier to change my image.”
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Sir Elton John is reportedly convinced Johnny Depp and Lady Gaga will be the next power couple.
The British singer is close friends with Gaga, who is godmother to his sons Zachary, two, and eight-month-old Elijah. He apparently recently invited the flamboyant singer out for a meal under the pretence of discussing work, but brought Hollywood icon Johnny along too in the hope sparks would fly.
‘Elton was determined to hook up Johnny and Gaga,’ an insider told National Enquirer. ‘While the meeting was under the guise of a future musical collaboration, Elton is convinced the two superstars would make an amazing power couple even though they’re both dating other people right now.’
Johnny is romancing Amber Heard at the moment, while Gaga has been dating Taylor Kinney for two years.
The two stars apparently got along well while with Elton, who took them to West Hollywood restaurant Craig’s at the end of last month.
‘Johnny and Gaga hit it off immediately,’ the source claimed. ‘They bonded over music, flirted a little and basically got to know each other. By the end of the night, they’d already made plans to see each other again. Elton just sat there grinning.
‘He thinks Johnny and Gaga are destined to be together.’
Elton apparently believes Taylor is too immature for Gaga, although it’s unknown why.
Although Elton and Gaga have been close for years, he recently hinted there have been some problems in their relationship. She has been focusing on the release of her third record ARTPOP this year, so hasn’t always had time for her friends.
‘I’d like to be able to talk to her right now, but I can’t get through to her,’ Elton previously admitted. ‘And there are times when you have to listen. When your persona begins to take over your music and becomes more important, you enter a dangerous place. Once you have people around you who don’t question you, you’re in a dangerous place.’
Macaulay Culkin‘s publicist is firing back at tabloid reports suggesting the Home Alone star is a heroin addict fighting for his life.
The actor’s representative tells TMZ.com the story is “not only categorically without merit, but it is also impossibly and ridiculously fictitious… We beseech the responsible media to consider the source and its reputation and to please not perpetuate this destructive and insulting story by pursuing it any further.”
The story features on the front page of the new issue of the National Enquirer, with a headline that reads ‘Six Months To Live!’.
The Monkees star Davy Jones and his wife Jessica Pacheco were working to save their marriage in the months leading up to the singer’s death after she filed for divorce last summer (11).
The couple wed in August, 2009, and the relationship appeared to be going strong, but newly-unearthed court documents reveal the singer’s third marriage had hit a rough patch, and former Telemundo soap star Pacheco had filed for divorce in Florida on 28 July (11).
According to the National Enquirer, which obtained a copy of the legal papers, the pair was ultimately able to patch up the relationship and Pacheco withdrew the petition in October (11).
A source tells the publication, “Jessica filed for divorce in Florida last summer. And people noticed that Davy had stopped wearing his wedding ring… Around October, she cancelled the divorce papers, and for the last few months they were back together as a loving couple.”
The I’m a Believer hitmaker died of a heart attack on 29 February (12)