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Cher’s tour demands include ‘wig room’

Cher’s tour demands include ‘wig room’

WIG ROOM: Cher performs on NBC's "Today" show on Monday, Sept. 23 in New York. Photo: Associated Press/Charles Sykes/Invision

Pop superstar Cher demands a special backstage room where she can keep all her wigs while she is on tour.

The veteran singer, who is preparing to launch her Dressed To Kill tour of North America in March, asks venue organizers to make sure she has space backstage for her huge collection of hairpieces, and prefers them to have a special separate “wig room”.

In Cher’s backstage tour rider, obtained by The Smoking Gun staff are asked to provide a room with one large table and three chairs for the singer’s wigs, while a joint space for both wigs and costumes would be considered if they was no way a toupee room could be provided.

The “Believe” star requests a separate room for her massage therapist, as well as bouquets of freshly-cut lillies and gardenias for her dressing room.

She also asks for a TV showing classic movies, and places a ban on fake plants.

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