LEGENDARY singer Cher suffered a terrifying collapse just minutes before she was due to go on stage in Las Vegas on May 22.
The superstar, 64, was forced to scrap her gig at Caesars Palace when a stomach ailment left her doubled over in agony.
And the diva’s pal are now terrified Cher’s hectic lifestyle is killing her.
“One minute she seemed fine, and she was getting her hair and makeup done in the dressing room,” a source told American tabloid the National Enquirer.
“Then about 20 minutes before the 7:30 p.m. show, she was in so much pain she couldn’t stand up.
“She fell back into her chair clutching her stomach.
“Despite her discomfort, Cher took the stage the following night, but it was clear she was ailing.
“She tried to make light of the situation, but by the middle of the show, her usual energy was really flagging, and she labored through the remaining songs.
“Some fans near the stage say at one point they heard her blurt out, ‘I’m in hell!’
“It was all she could do to make it to the end.
“She’s on the edge of complete exhaustion and a possible breakdown. Cher is… playing Russian roulette with her health.”
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