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Cher: Older men are 'afraid' of me

Cher: Older men are 'afraid' of me

Cher says older men are "afraid" of her.

The 'Believe' hitmaker - who has dated the likes of Richie Sambora, Rob Camilletti and Tom Cruise - has dated a string of men younger than her because she believes older men prefer younger girls.

She said: "I like a guy with a sense of humour. And I like someone who is cute ...

"[I dated younger men] because older men did not like me. I'm not kidding. Older men like younger girls, and older men were afraid of me."

And despite her longstanding career, the 70-year-old singer admits she suffers from self-confidence issues.

She told Entertainment Tonight: "I'm a person that's achieved a lot, but never out of an amazing amount of confidence, because I always think 'I can't do that,' and then I'm doing it."

Meanwhile, Cher previously admitted she can't "accept" the fact she is getting older.

She said: "I just don't know how to accept [getting older]. I don't want to either, but I don't really know how to. I look in the mirror, and I see this old lady looking back at me. I have no idea how she got there. If I put 70 candles on my cake, I would blow my brains out, you know? ...

"I've never really been in love with Cher. She's all right, but it's like, I'm not a huge fan. I'm not a Cher fan."

Cher is set to perform a string of shows across the United States and is looking forward to doing so whilst her "voice is still really good".

She added: "I didn't want to be finished. I didn't want to be through with singing, and I knew that this would probably be the last time. My voice is still really good.

"I'm still active and running around. I can still fit into my costumes. I thought that this is probably ... it's now or never."