Cher, 76, argues 'love doesn't know maths' as she opens up about age gap between her and new partner

Claire Reid

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Cher, 76, argues 'love doesn't know maths' as she opens up about age gap between her and new partner

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Cher has said ‘love doesn’t know math’ as she shared a topless photo of her 36-year-old boyfriend.

The 76-year-old singer recently revealed she was dating Alexander Edwards, who is 40 years younger than her, after meeting him two months back.

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Cher admitted that ‘on paper’ their relationship might look strange but that Edwards tells her that love doesn’t ‘know math’.

Sharing a snap of him wearing just his underpants on Twitter, Cher wrote: “A.E.Hanging Ot [sic]” following it up with the words: “We’re Grown ups.”

In another post, she added: “On paper This Looks strange (Even 2 ME) A.E Says [love heart] Doesn’t Know Math”.

Responding to her post, one fan said: “If your [sic] happy with AE, I mean truly happy, then who cares?? One person’s happiness doesn’t depend on what others think or say. Just my opinion."

Credit: Twitter
Credit: Twitter

To which Cher typed back: “BABE,SOME MARCH 2 A DIFFERENT DRUMMER,I Dance 2 One”.

According to reports, the pair met during Paris Fashion Week, which took place in September. And earlier this month, she shared a snap of him on social media alongside his name and a red love heart emoji.

When some fans expressed their concerns about the age-gap, the singer was quick to shut them down.

She wrote: “As we All Know …I WASN'T BORN YESTERDAY,& What I Know For Sure…There Are No Guarantees. "Anytime you make a Choice You Take a Chance. I’ve Always Taken Chances…It’s WHO I Am.”

Cher also directly addressed the 40-year age gap between the pair.

When one follower tweeted: “Yess, 40-year age difference. Only Cher I love it!", the musician replied, “Love doesn’t know math, it sees [red heart emojis]. Rinpoche told me ‘some ppl [sic] meet, others ‘recognise’.”

Credit: Twitter
Credit: Twitter

And in another post, she said: "I’m Not Defending us. Haters are Gonna Hate…Doesn’t Matter That we’re Happy & Not Bothering Anyone."

Cher certainly needs no introduction, but if you’re wondering who Edwards is, he’s a fairly established name in the music industry.

He is the vice president of A&R at the famous record label which boasts a roster of musicians including Rihanna, Pusha T, Nas, Public Enemy and Justin Bieber.

He previously dated Amber Rose, with whom he shares three-year-old son Slash Electric Alexander Edwards - but the couple went their separate ways in 2021.

Cher has been married twice, firstly to Sonny Bono - with whom she formed pop duo Sonny & Cher - and then to Gregg Allman.

Topics: Celebrity, Music

Claire Reid
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