Why Did Sonny & Cher Break Up

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  1. Bluestar

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    Morbid, but funny. Like the urban legend quote attributed to a grizzled music agent upon hearing of Elvis Presley's death - "great career move."
     
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    It would seem by appearances that Sonny liked her beauty and Cher liked Sonny’s access to the fast track.

    Even as a kid (watching the show) I could see Sonny liked her more than she liked him.

    Once she got where she needed to get it was time for Plan B.
     
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    Why did Sonny and Cher break up.....

    you better sit down kids
     
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    Was it because he joined U2?
     
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    Which is completely true - whether you are a recording artist, landscape painter, author of books.... His estate is incredibly wealthy, and of course - it's all Lisa Marie's.

    When she married Michael Jackson, I remarked that it made sense. Of all people - she didn't need his money, so it must have been for love. Anyone remember their creepy kiss on the MTV Awards show?
     
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    Too soon.
     
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    finally, something clever...
     
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    whatever happened to peaches and herb?
     
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    For the same reason The Archies broke up?
     
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    Too soon!!
     
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    @Killed_by_Death , you need to 'splain to us what led you to revive this 11-year-old thread.
    Actually: Don't explain.

    I liked Gregg Allman's line about Cher in his autobiography:
    “She smelled like what I imagine a mermaid would smell—I've never smelled it since and I'll never forget it”
     
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    Fish?
     
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    Cher wanted control over the brand
     
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    Interesting. I guess I made too much of my memory of the way they acted on the TV show - Cher's punchlines always putting Sonny in his place. I'd taken that to mean that she was indifferent and he was moony over her.
     
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    1. Cher stole her whole shtick in the act with Sonny from Keely Smith.

    2. Her eulogy at his funeral was actually quite touching.
     
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    I doubt she stole anything. I'm sure whoever were the writers for that show did the borrowing.

    I didn't know about the latter. That's nice to hear.
     
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