October 11, 2011 7:00am PT by Lindsay Powers
'Dancing With the Stars:' Cher Cries After Watching Chaz Bono Dance
Cher cheered on her son Chaz Bono from the audience of Dancing With the Stars Monday night.
After Bono and partner Lacey Schwimmer completed their Rocky-themed paso doble, Cher burst into tears.
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Wrote Cher, 63, on Twitter, "OMG! I WAS CRYING ! WASNT EXPECTING 2 B SO NERVOUS ! BROKE MY BRACELET CLAPPING ! IM SO PROUD !! CHAZ WAS GREAT! LOVED DAVID ARQUETTE 2nd"
Cher was also joined by her mother, Georgia, her younger son, Elijah Allman and Mary Bono, Chaz's stepmom and Sonny Bono's widow.
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Bono then took to Twitter to thank his fans for their support -- and urge them to vote after he scored 21 out of 30, ranking him only above Carson Kressley (but tying with Chynna Phillips and Nancy Grace).
"Thanks to everyone for the support. I had an awesome time dancing the Rocky theme with @LaceySchwimmer and my whole family in the audience!" wrote Bono.
"Amazing, Amazing Night!! Thank you so much for supporting me on this journey. #DWTS," he added.
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The full rankings are below:
1. Ricki Lake (tango to Psycho theme) -- 29 points
2. J.R. Martinez (foxtrot to Pink Panther theme) -- 26
3-5. Hope Solo (foxtrot to "You've Got a Friend in Me" from Toy Story) -- 24
Rob Kardashian (paso doble to Superman theme) -- 24
David Arquette (paso doble to Raiders of the Ark theme) -- 24
6-8. Chaz Bono (paso doble to Rocky theme) -- 21
Chynna Phillips (tango to Mission: Impossible theme) -- 21
Nancy Grace (paso doble to Flash Gordon theme) -- 21
9. Carson Kressley (Viennese waltz to Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl theme) -- 20