Who is Cher’s new ‘toy boy’? 76-year-old spotted holding hands with love rat Alexander Edwards, 36


He was spotted holding hands with music legend Cher, 76, after a romantic dinner date in Malibu on Thursday night.

But there is more to be known about Cher’s new ‘toy boy’, 36-year-old Alexander Edwards, a Def Jam record label executive who is famously the ex of TV personality Amber Rose.

Love rat Alexander infamously cheated on model ex Amber, 39, with at least 12 other women while they were together. They share a son together.

New beau? Cher and her rumored boyfriend Alexander Edwards sparked romance rumors as they were spotted hand-in-hand after enjoying a late night dinner in West Hollywood

He is also the Vice President of the Artists and Repertoire department of music company Def Jam, who has artists like Rihanna, Justin Bieber, 2 Chainz, DMX and Jhene Aiko in its signings.

From Oakland, California, Alexander was born in 1986 and once made an appearance on an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians. 

Amber and Alexander had been romantically involved since 2018, but things turned sour just last summer after she dragged him for stepping out on the relationship numerous times.

Old flame: Cher's new 'toy boy', 36-year-old Alexander Edwards (left), a Def Jam record label executive who is the ex of TV personality Amber Rose (pictured together in 2018)

Old flame: Cher’s new ‘toy boy’, 36-year-old Alexander Edwards (left), a Def Jam record label executive who is the ex of TV personality Amber Rose (pictured together in 2018)

In August she took to Instagram to air her grievances in a statement that began with: ‘I’m tired of getting cheated on and being embarrassed behind the scenes.

‘All 12 of y’all bums (the ones that I know of there’s probably more) can have him’ she continued. ‘Y’all very much knew he was in a relationship with a baby and y’all decided to f**k him anyway. I saw all the texts and DM’s. Y’all were well aware but y’all don’t owe me any loyalty so it’s whatever.’ 

Rose continued to say that the ‘lack of loyalty and the disrespect’ from Edwards was ‘ridiculous’ and that she was ‘done.’

Love rat: He is also the Vice President of the Artists and Repertoire department of music company Def Jam, who has artists like Rihanna, Justin Bieber and 2 Chainz in its signings

Love rat: He is also the Vice President of the Artists and Repertoire department of music company Def Jam, who has artists like Rihanna, Justin Bieber and 2 Chainz in its signings

Several days after her public declaration he took to Instagram live with DJ Big Von where he confessed to cheating and said that though he ‘loved her’ infidelity was was his ‘true nature.’

‘I thought, “s**t I got caught,”‘ he said of his thoughts after seeing her post. ‘I got caught before, you know what I’m saying? And she’s just had enough, obviously,’ he continued, later adding that he was ‘not mad’ that she could not ‘put up with it and look the other way.’

‘I love her, though. That’s, like, my best friend, the mother of my son. I love [Sebastian], my stepson too. But…I like women.

‘At the end, I don’t think anybody can be happy or successful if you’re not truly yourself, whether other people understand it or blame you…It’s just who I am, and it’s not how she wants to be loved.’

Romantic evening: Cher has previously said she dates younger men - after dating Ron Zimmerman, who is 12 years her junior, Tom Cruise, when he was 23 and she was 38

Romantic evening: Cher has previously said she dates younger men – after dating Ron Zimmerman, who is 12 years her junior, Tom Cruise, when he was 23 and she was 38

Hand-in-hand: It is not known exactly how Alexander and Cher met - and how long they may have been dating

Hand-in-hand: It is not known exactly how Alexander and Cher met – and how long they may have been dating

‘I know that I could stop [cheating],’ he continued. ‘I could give her a good, solid six months and just really like, deprive myself of my true nature for as long as I can take it but I don’t want to live like that.’

Amber had previously said in 2019 that Edwards came ‘into my life at a time where I’ve had enough of the narcissistic, cheating and abuse I’ve endured over the years from my previous relationships,’ and credited him with teaching her to love in the ‘healthiest way.’

The music executive’s notable relationship with model and TV personality Amber Rose ended a year ago after she accused Alexander of cheating with 12 women, which he admitted to. 

Music man: Edwards, 34, is a music executive with Def Jam Recordings (pictured with ex Amber Rose 2019)

Music man: Edwards, 34, is a music executive with Def Jam Recordings (pictured with ex Amber Rose 2019)

They share their three-year-old son, Slash, who was born in 2019.

Cher’s last marriage was to musician Greg Allman from 1975 to 1979, and the two share their son Elijah Blue Allman. Her first marriage was with Sonny Bono from 1964 until their divorce in 1975. They also share a son, Chaz Bono.

Earlier last week, rapper and music producer Tyga paid a brief visit to the Burlesque star at her Malibu home, but the exact reason for the visit is unknown. 

'Toy boy': The age gap between Cher and her new flame Alexander Edwards could be the biggest of her public relationships - with a whole 40 years between the two

‘Toy boy’: The age gap between Cher and her new flame Alexander Edwards could be the biggest of her public relationships – with a whole 40 years between the two

Keeping close: Edwards was also pictured adorably laying a kiss on the music icon's hand as the car began to drive off into the night

Keeping close: Edwards was also pictured adorably laying a kiss on the music icon’s hand as the car began to drive off into the night

Later in the evening, Cher and Alexander jumped into the back of their awaiting vehicle together to head to their next destination.

Edwards was pictured adorably laying a kiss on the music icon’s hand as the car began to drive off into the night. 

Cher has previously said she dates younger men – after dating Ron Zimmerman, who is 12 years her junior, Tom Cruise, when he was 23 and she was 38, and Bon Jovi’s Richie Sambora, who is 13 years younger than her.

Player: The Def Jam boss's relationship with Amber Rose ended a year ago after she accused Alexander of cheating with 12 women, which he admitted to (Pictured in in December 2018)

Player: The Def Jam boss’s relationship with Amber Rose ended a year ago after she accused Alexander of cheating with 12 women, which he admitted to (Pictured in in December 2018)

Emotional: The model and television personality explained that she wouldn't publicly name the women she accused of being with Edwards because she's not in the business of ruining lives

Emotional: The model and television personality explained that she wouldn’t publicly name the women she accused of being with Edwards because she’s not in the business of ruining lives

The age gap between Cher and her new flame Alexander Edwards could be the biggest of her public relationships – with a whole 40 years between the two.

The 76-year-old Believe singer stopped by the celebrity hotspot Craig’s in West Hollywood, accompanied by rapper Tyga, they slipped into the back of a black Cadillac where Alexander kissed singer Cher on the hand.

They then went on to slip off to Cher’s Malibu mansion. 

It is not known exactly how Alexander and Cher met – and how long they may have been dating.

Family matters: Amber also has an eight-year-old son Sebastian Taylor Tomasz (left) with ex-husband and rapper Wiz Khalifa, 33 (pictured with Alexander and their son, right)

Family matters: Amber also has an eight-year-old son Sebastian Taylor Tomasz (left) with ex-husband and rapper Wiz Khalifa, 33 (pictured with Alexander and their son, right)

Cher’s confirmed dating history

Cher admitted to Playboy magazine that she had slept with actor Warren when she was just 16, and he 25 – but admitted it ‘wasn’t a relationship’

Cher and Sonny were not only married but made up an iconic pop duo until their 1974 split

They welcomed Cher’s first child Chaz in 1969 

Sonny had been unfaithful to Cher during their marriage – with he pair getting caught up in the professional side of their relationship 

Cher and Sonny in 1970

Cher and Sonny in 1970

  •  1973-1975: David Geffen

David’s relationship with Cher brought him to public attention

She reportedly left the club owner, who later came out as gay, for Gregg Allman

Cher had a turbulent relationship with the Brothers Band member – who she married just days after her divorce from Sonny finalised

The pair share Cher’s second son Elijah, who was born in 1976

Cher and Gregg in 1977

Cher and Gregg in 1977

She described her relaionship with the Kiss singer as ‘the best relationship i’ve ever had’ – before he fell in love with her friend Diana Ross

The pair dated for two years, with Cher branding him ‘intense’ 

Cher dubbed Tom one of her ‘top 5 lovers’ after they had a 1980s fling 

She explained her relationship with film profucer Josh as the most serous onbe since being married, but admitted she didn’t want to be with him romantically 

  • 1986 – 1989: Rob Camilletti (Bagel Boy)

Rob was known in the media as Cher’s ‘bagel boy’ due to his day job o working in a bagel shop

She describes Rob as her ‘one true love’ years after their split, which was due to intense media scrutiny on the relationship 

Cher and Rob in 1996

Cher and Rob in 1996

  • 1989- 1990: Richie Sambora

Their relationship was short and sweet, but saw Cher and Richie live together for the duration

  • 2008 – 2010: Tim Medvetz 

Tim and Cher bonded over their love of motorcycles, but his touring led to their 2010 split 

Cher had a four month relationship with Ron, who despite being 12 years her junior – was the oldest man she had dated

 

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