Cher’s $40 Million-Dollar Malibu Mansion Raided By Police on Felony Drug Charges

Could this be karma for rudely shading Madonna on Ellen? After all, how many cross the Queen of Pop and get away with it?


Just before her well-reviewed ABBA tribute album Dancing Queen was released [today], Cher’s Malibu mansion was raided by police on Thursday, as reported by TMZ.

The 72-year-old wasn’t home at the time of the raid; she’s on an international tour.

Police executed a search warrant after a Ventura County resident’s drug-related death earlier this month was traced to 23-year-old Donovan Ruiz, the son of one of Cher’s assistants. He was living at Cher's pad at the time. 


Cher’s $40 million-dollar home was a spectacle on Thursday, with a massive swarming of law enforcement, firefighters and paramedics on the scene. Paramedics were on hand in case violence erupted, which apparently it didn’t.

Ruiz was taken into custody for a felony: supplying drugs to someone who dies.

This story is still developing. For more, go to TMZ.

Don’t do drugs, kids! On a more upbeat note, Dancing Queen is available to stream or purchase now.

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