10.21.2019

Cher offers to cover legal expenses for fired Madison school security guard

Cher offers to cover legal expenses for fired Madison school security guard Photo Courtesy Associated Press/State Journal Archives

As West High School students walked out of school Friday to protest the firing of a black Madison security guard for using the N-word to correct a student, the former employee got a major boost from an unexpected corner.

Celebrity dynamo Cher sent a tweet to her 3.7 million followers Friday offering to pay the legal expenses for Marlon Anderson, who was fired Wednesday for the incident earlier this month.

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