Cher Takes to Twitter to Defend Chaz Bono on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

By: Taryn Ryder / August 31, 2011

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Cher is one awesome mother. The superstar took to her Twitter on Wednesday to defend her son Chaz Bono‘s decision to do Dancing With the Stars. God we love this woman!

“lovelies! Chaz is Being Viciously Attacked on Blogs & Message boards about being on DWTS!This is Still America right ? It took guts 2 do it,” tweeted Cher, and she didn’t stop there:

“I support him no matter what he chooses 2do! God! will there always be haters! It took COURAGE 2 do dwts ! TG Chaz has an Unlimited supply. Can u guys check out sites & give him your support ? BTW …Mothers don’t stop Getting angry with stupid bigots who fk with their children !”

Chaz is the first transgendered contestant on Dancing With the Stars.

“I want people to know that transgender people are just like everyone else,” Bono told Us Weekly. “We’re not people to be afraid of or misunderstood.”

Celebuzz applauds your courageous decision Chaz! What about you readers?