Cher spills her secret to staying youthful at 77: ‘I keep up with the trends’

Cher knows how to turn back time, and she’s willing to fill us all in on her secret.

“I just can’t believe I will be 80 at some point, sooner than I wish,” the 77-year-old said during an appearance on Good Morning Britain. “And I will still be wearing my jeans and I will still be wearing long hair and I will still be doing the same stuff I’ve always done.”

While she credits her younger-looking outward appearance to keeping up with the latest trends, she attributes her youthful looks to “pretty amazing” genes.

“I don’t know if not feeling old makes you younger. I keep up with the trends. I have lots of young friends. I have old friends too. Honestly I’m not trying to feel young. I’m not trying to be young. I am who I am. I’m just getting along.”

The “Believe” singer recalled a time she and her friend Paulette discussed when they’d have to give up their signs of youth “because it seemed like in those days that’s what women did — and it hasn’t hit yet.”

Previously Cher revealed some of the ways she stayed healthy and fit.

“I quit smoking. I don’t do drugs. I never drink coffee and almost never drink alcohol or eat red meat, so I’m way ahead of the game,” she wrote in her January 1991 book with co-author Robert Haas.

“I try to avoid foods with a high fat content because they make me sluggish and keep my weight up,” she added. “Dairy products are not good for us. I weaned myself from whole milk to nonfat milk—if I’m having milk at all.” 

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While Cher stays up on the latest trends, there’s one she’s confessed to that she won’t be following: letting her hair go gray.

In 2022, the the award-winner admitted “[Going gray] is fine for other girls. I’m just not doing it!”

Cher turned 77 in May 2023.

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Cher is an absolute legend, and we love her exactly the way she is! We’ll always support her.