Rapper Kanye West has been called out for using his cell phone during the opening night of The Cher Show.
Actor Jarrod Spector, who plays the role of Sonny Bono in the Broadway show, tweeted about the incident.
— Jarrod Spector (@jarrodspector) December 4, 2018
‘Hey @kanyewest so cool that you’re here at @TheCherShow! If you look up from your cell phone you’ll see we’re doing a show up here,’ he wrote.
‘It’s opening night. Kind of a big deal for us. Thanks so much.’
West apologized for his behavior
West apologized to the Cher cast for his lack of etiquette. He also praised the show several hours later via Twitter, calling it a masterpiece.
the dynamics of Cher and Sonny’s relationship made Kim and I grab each other’s hand and sing “I got you babe”
please pardon my lack of etiquette. We have so much appreciation for the energy you guys put into making this master piece.
— ye (@kanyewest) December 4, 2018
‘the dynamics of Cher and Sonny’s relationship made Kim and I grab each other’s hand and sing “I got you babe”
please pardon my lack of etiquette,’ the Gold Digger singer said.
‘We have so much appreciation for the energy you guys put into making this master piece [sic].’
The Cher Show
The Cher Show is a jukebox musical telling the story of the early life and career of Cher.
Spector plays Bono alongside Stephanie J. Block, who portrays the iconic Believe singer. Cher and Sonny got married in 1969. The two performed together as a duo until they got divorced in 1975. The pair also had their own TV shows, The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour and The Sonny & Cher Show.
Cher has recently released her 26th album Dancing Queen, made entirely of ABBA covers.