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Cher praises Christina Aguilera on diva-packed set of 'Burlesque' [video]

February 8, 2010 | 12:08 pm


Can't we all get along a little less

Don't get us wrong, we love good vibes among star casts -- especially the cast that upcoming "Burlesque" boasts: Christina Aguilera, Cher, Stanley Tucci, "Twilight" hunk Cam Gigandet and Kristen Bell

"Entertainment Tonight" got the first sit-down with the bunch, currently shooting the project in Los Angeles, and it seems even the film's headlining divas are playing extremely nice. 

Cher plays Tess, a club owner whose burlesque troupe is rescued by the talents of Aguilera's Ali, a small-town girl who hits Hollywood in pursuit of her dreams. 

"The other day we were hamming it up so badly ... ," Cher said of a group scene. "She was hot, she was really up there, her game is good."

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"I love Cher," Aguilera gushed. The young wife and mom respects Cher for being "a woman who has done everything before anyone did it." 

"Heroes" actress Bell, her normally blond 'do a nearly jet-black mane, says the legend is everything she expected and more.

"You don't get to be more of an icon than she is, and there are very few people who have that status. She so delivers in every way," Bell said. 

No screaming or sabotaging of costumes? No tears or measuring of trailers? Let's hope there's plenty of  drama on screen! 

-- Matt Donnelly

Photo: Cher and Christina Aguilera at the 67th Annual Golden Globes Awards in Beverly Hills on Jan. 17, 2010. Credit: Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. / EPA

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