Cher Has a, Uh, Creative New Nickname for President Trump

Is it dark in here? Or is Cher just throwing shade again?

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It goes without saying that Cher is the Queen of Shade and that an entire generation learned how to throw it thanks to her. She even slayed her own mother in 1996 (opens in new tab) with this mic-drop moment:

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Ever since Donald Trump won the Republican nomination, Cher has been extremely vocal on social media about how much she hates our new POTUS—or as she calls him, https://abs.twimg.com/emoji/v2/72x72/1f6bd.png (opens in new tab).

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On Friday, Cher responded to the moment during Trump's incendiary press conference (opens in new tab) when he said, "this administration is running like a fine-tuned machine" with this gem:

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President Trump is notorious for clapping back at his Twitter opponents, but so far he has kept his reaction to himself.

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