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Britney Spears and Cher have more in common than you may think

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Sure, Britney Spears and Cher are both in the midst of sold-out summer tours, but that’s not all the rising princess and reigning queen of pop have in common. Check out our handy chart for the diva lowdown.














  Cher
Britney Spears
 
  Cher as herself before the American Music Awards
Britney as Cher at the American Music Awards
Age:
53, acts 17
17, has obsessive male fans who are 53
First hit:
”Dream Baby,” recorded at age 18
”Baby One More Time,” recorded at age 17
Rumor mill:
Has denied rumors she’s had ribs removed
Has denied rumors she’s had breast implants
Sample lyrics:
”It takes time to move on, it takes time to be strong”
”Sometimes I run/Sometimes I hide… Baby all I need is time”
Survivors:
Lived through a bout of Epstein-Barr virus, a disease that can make you feel listless and weak
Lived through an appearance on ”Live With Regis and Kathie Lee,” a show that can make you feel listless and weak
Back to the garden:
Vaguely remembers the original Woodstock
Performed a Fourth of July show at the original site of Woodstock
Good looks:
Has always wished she was a blond, blue-eyed girl
Is a blond who often wears blue-tinted sunglasses
Famed flaps:
Peddled youth-enhancing beauty products in creepy infomercials
Peddled youthful beauty in creepy Rolling Stone layout
Beat it:
Had a hit with ”The Beat Goes On”
Covered ”The Beat Goes On” on debut album
Strange bedfellows:
Worked with Sonny Bono, a short guy who wore fur vests
Worked with Mickey Mouse, a short guy made out of fur

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