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Cher Slams 'Bigots' Who Are Attacking Her Son Chaz Bono

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Sep. 1 2011, Published 10:00 a.m. ET

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By Alexis Tereszcuk - RadarOnline.com Senior Reporter

Move over Sarah Palin, there's a new mama grizzly in town, and she has way better style than you!

Cher has come out swinging against critics, defending her son, Chaz Bono, for becoming a contestant on the new season of Dancing With the Stars, slamming "bigots" who are attacking him.

"Lovelies!" Cher wrote on Twitter "Chaz is Being Viciously Attacked on Blogs & Message boards about being on DWTS! This is Still America right? It took guts 2 do it."

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The iconic superstar wrote: "I support him no matter what he chooses 2do! God! will here always be haters! It took COURAGE 2 do dwts! TG Chaz has Unlimited supply."

Cher then asked for people to support her transgendered son: "Can u guys check out sites & give him your support ? BTW ...Mothers don't stop Getting angry with stupid bigots who fk with their children!"

Confident in her son's ability to win over the hearts of America, Cher wrote: "Bet VAST MAJORITY of People will LOVE CHAZ on DWTS ! & it's took Fkg Guts 2! Chaz isn't exactly the "Gotta Dance Gotta Dance" kinda Guy."

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With Cher rallying her legion of supporters Chaz seems to be in good hands.

Her rant was much appreciated by her 42-year-old son. "Thanks for all your support mom. The haters are just motivating me to work harder and stay on DWTS as long as I possibly can," he said in response Wednesday.

And early Thursday, Chaz followed up that tweet with this one: “I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of support I received from everyone. Thanks so much. I don't listen to the haters, but embrace the love.”

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