Monday, April 22, 2024

Cher Recalls Speaking to Her “Moonstruck” Mother, Olympia Dukakis, Three Weeks Ago


Cher and Olympia Dukakis each won Oscars for the movie that changed their lives, John Patrick Shanley’s “Moonstruck.” They remained in touch the last 33 years.

On Twitter, Cher reports she called Dukakis three weeks ago when she heard she was failing.

She writes: “I Called In2 The Receiver ‘Olympia It’s Cher,I love
You”. Remember Moonstruck,
She Said “oh cher,I
Love you”


And neither one of them said, Snap out of it!

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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