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Cher and Sonny's year of marriage[edit]

You state in Cher's bio that they were married in 1969, yet in your article state that she was 1/2 of the Sonny and Cher husband and wife team in 1965. Just a little bit of discrepancy there. Tributeartist56 (talk) 05:24, 21 July 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

They legally married in 1969, but had been calling themselves husband and wife ever since 1964—they performed their own unofficial wedding ceremony in a hotel room in Tijuana, Mexico, on October 27, 1964, as stated in the article. Lordelliott (talk) 21:18, 22 July 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The marriage date used should be the actual marriage date with a note in the text that they had an unofficial wedding date prior to the marriage date. Whichever you choose, that is what should be used in both pages. Sonny's page and Cher's page are not the same and for accuracy should be changed to reflect the same time(s). — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2601:248:4400:F4F0:8C28:9387:4C64:9054 (talk) 22:38, 1 August 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Semi-protected edit request on 22 September 2021[edit]

Cher was married to Sonny in 1964 2603:8001:BC07:84E3:98B8:EE0E:DD01:6294 (talk) 05:03, 22 September 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format and provide a reliable source if appropriate. ScottishFinnishRadish (talk) 10:48, 22 September 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

and Cher?[edit]

Consider the following sentence fragment:

She became a television personality in the 1970s with her CBS shows The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour, watched by over 30 million viewers weekly during its three-year run, and Cher.

The final ", and Cher" easily comes across as detritus, some left-over words from somewhere else. Now formatting and linking reveals the message here - that "Cher" refers to the eponymous tv show, but that's easily missed, and it's bad copyediting to rely on wiki markup to convey what we can and should convey using words.

We should reword this to avoid that hanging small sentence fragment at the very end. Now, my attempt at fixing this was reverted, so I invite you to come up with your own suggested solution. Cheers CapnZapp (talk) 18:26, 12 October 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

It's been a week and nobody has come up with anything better. CapnZapp (talk) 07:39, 20 October 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Semi-protected edit request on 19 December 2021[edit]

I have no interest in weighing in on transgender issues but it's confusing as hell when such transitions are retroactively applied. Rewriting history does not benefit anyone and there simply is no history of a young "Chaz" appearing on TV with Sonny and Cher

I can only assume this is why the page was locked but perhaps rewriting it to address this might alleviate the problem. 2001:8004:2731:CE21:D953:71AF:6DC9:1C86 (talk) 02:14, 19 December 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format and provide a reliable source if appropriate. Also, we generally don't use someone's previous name of they were not notable when using it. ScottishFinnishRadish (talk) 02:43, 19 December 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]