Cher Acknowledges Her Quote in the 'You Need To Calm Down' Video, Taylor Swift Flips

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Cher attends the UK Premiere of "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" at Eventim Apollo on July 16, 2018 in London.

Taylor Swift fans aren't the only ones loving her new music video. On Monday, Cher tweeted a frame from the "You Need To Calm Down" video that depicts the Goddess of Pop's iconic quote, "Mom, I am a rich man." 

"When you have a song about being calm and the video has a Cher quote in it and she posts it so henceforth you are not able to be calm anymore," Swift then fangirled in a retweet. 

In a 1996 Dateline interview, Cher said the now-famous quote was a response to her mother, who advised her to get married: "My mom said to me, 'You know sweetheart, one day you should settle down and marry a rich man,' and I said, 'Mom, I am a rich man.'" 

 

The quote's inclusion is fitting, considering both Swift and Cher's ongoing involvement with LGBTQ activism. Not only did 'You Need to Calm Down' feature a bunch of cameos from LGBTQ celebrities like RuPaul and Ellen DeGeneres, but it also inspired a wave of GLAAD contributions from Swift fans. Many donated $13 to the organization, which supports the proper representation of LGBTQ people in media, as an homage to the pop star's lucky number. 

See the tweets below.


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