On Monday, a handful of Cher
fans feared their beloved pop icon had passed away, as the hashtag "#nowthatchersdead" trended on Twitter.
Some fans read the tag as "Now That Cher is Dead" rather than "Now Thatcher Is Dead," causing them to worry that the 66-year-old performer had died, rather than the 87-year-old former Prime Minister of the UK, Margaret Thatcher. Some mourned:
And some cracked jokes, probably in on the misread:
Thankfully, Cher is definitely not dead. She's been hard at work on her mother's CD (!), and has been tweeting things like, "I think you’re like flowers,snowflakes & clouds ! All different !"
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