A Fan Called Dua Lipa The "Cher Of Our Generation" And Cher Had An Interesting Response

    "How many yrs are in a generation"

    Cher recently was compared to another major pop star — and she had an interesting reaction.

    A closeup of Cher

    Earlier this week, a fan sent out a now-deleted tweet calling Dua Lipa "the Cher of our generation," which apparently befuddled the iconic musician.

    A closeup of Dua

    When Cher caught wind that she was being compared Dua on social media, she decided she had to send a response.

    A closeup of Cher

    In a sly response, Cher simply wrote, "How many yrs are in a generation 🤔"

    @IAmXtiaw @DUALIPA How many yrs are in a generation 🤔

    @cher / Via Twitter: @cher

    To answer her question, there are about 25 years in a generation — but that's probably not quite the point she was making.

    A closeup of Cher

    And while Cher and Dua should be individually recognized for their accomplishments, it's clear that Cher has inspired Dua throughout the years.

    A closeup of Cher

    Like when Dua's 2021 Grammys look drew comparisons to Cher's butterfly outfit at the same event in 1974.

    Cher wears a halter bra top with a butterfly placed in the middle while Dua wears a dress with a butterfly made of diamonds on her torso

    Or when Dua showed off a look very similar to Cher's stunning 1974 Met Gala outfit.

    Cher and Dua wear similar sheer dresses with white feathers on the sleeves and bottom

    And while comparisons can be made, at the end of the day, there can only be one Cher and one Dua — both who have left their mark on pop culture.

    side by side of dua and cher

    Dua has not yet responded to Cher's comment.