Friday, August 8, 2008

Fans Are ‘Moonstruck’ At Cher Look-A-Likes

ARLINGTON, Texas (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – “Believe” it, Cher – you have some divalicious dudes looking to steal your spotlight.

The 5th Annual Cher Convention is bringing nearly 1,000 people to Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Monday (Aug. 11) and Tuesday (Aug. 12) to celebrate the legendary diva and “Turn Back Time” by dressing in vintage Cher wear and taking part in Cher karaoke contests.

But it’s not just women celebrating the “Believe” babe.

Event coordinator Kim Werdman says many of the 20 professional Cher impersonators are actually men, including a pro named Wayne Smith who leaves fans fixated.

She says, “He sounds just like her. People always tell him, ‘If I ever meet Cher, I hope she’s just like you!’”

In addition to the regular roster, this year’s event will feature a new crop of Cher impersonators, but Werdman says the Chers get along great, and she doesn’t expect any convention catfights.

The actual Cher won’t be there, but she donated a pair of tickets to an upcoming Caesars Palace show, which includes a meet-and-greet with her.

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