Cher donates over 180,000 bottles of water to Flint residents in response to the water crisis. Shipments will start on 18 Jan. The water will be distributed through the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan and was provided through Icelandic Glacial, where the singer had contacts who agreed to double Cher’s donation. Cher:
This is a tragedy of staggering proportion and it’s shocking that it’s happening in the middle of our country.
Cher postpones the start of the second leg of her Dressed to Kill tour due to an acute viral infection. Her Sept. 11 and Sept. 13 concerts have been rescheduled to Oct. 6 and 7. Her agent announces that the tickets will be honored on the new dates, or fans will receive a full refund.
De Niro and Cher are interviewed on The Graham Norton Show. They talk about how De Niro likes to mentor, how his fans respond to him and how some people are intimidated by his presence. De Niro comments:
I like to give advice when people ask and if it could help I’m always there. It depends whose asking me it could be very personal or it could be a career move, I think I’m pretty good at that.
Cher performs I Hope You Find It on The Today Show from her album Closer To The Truth.
Cher makes her first morning TV performance with her song a Woman’s World on The Today Show from her album Closer To The Truth.
Cher performs Believe during the Divas Las Vegas Concert.
Cher performs Believe on Dancing With The Stars to promote her album Believe. Cher also announces she will be a guest judge on the show.
Cher wins the Grammy for Best Dance Recording for Believe.
Cher wins the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her portrayal of Loretta Castorini, a Brooklyn bookkeeper who falls in love with the brother (Nicholas Cage) of the man she’s supposed to marry, in Norman Jewison’s Moonstruck. Paul Newman (with Chevy Chase) presents the award.
. . . . When I was little my mother said, “I want you to be something.” And I guess this represents twenty-three or twenty-four years of my work, and I’ve never won anything before from my peers. I’m really, really happy. I’d like to thank everyone I worked on with the movie [sic]. They were really fabulous. It was really a great experience for me . . . . And I don’t think that this means that I am somebody, but I guess I’m on my way. Thank you.