Gregg Allman passes at age 69

Gregg Allman passes at age 69

Gregg Allman passes at age 69

Cher posted on Twitter a series of pictures and phrases in tribute to her ex-husband Gregg Allman. He died on Saturday, May 27, at the age of 69.

“I’VE TRIED…” is what Cher wrote. She is now 71. She was devastated when she found out about the death of The Allman Band singer. “WORDS ARE IMPOSSIBLE GUI GUI FOREVER, CHOOCH.”

She then uploaded a photo with Allman, who she was married to for four years until their divorce in 1979. “Never forget….gui <3 chooch,”. In the picture we can see the couple smiling and snuggling.

The southern rocker “passed away peacefully” at his home in Savannah, Georgia, on Saturday, according to a statement on his website.

The singer was battling with drug and alcohol addiction for years and was diagnosed with hepatitis C in 2007. He underwent a kidney transplant in 2010.

Cher married the “Whipping Post” vocalist only three days after she divorced from Sony Bono, the divorce was finalized in 1975. After signing the final papers, she got on a Learjet to tie the knot in Las Vegas.

She filed to finish the wedding only nine days later, allegedly because of his heroin and alcohol problems, but took him back after he dried out.

A year later, she reteamed with Bono for a new Sonny and Cher Show on TV, which caused Gregg Allman to file for divorce. They reconciled after finding out she was pregnant with their son, Elijah Blue Allman.

The pair split for good after their 1977 duet album, Two the Hard Way (recorded under the name Allman and Woman), collapsed.

Cher moved on with a guitarist named Gene Simmons, from famous group Kiss. Cher did talk about her ex Gregg, and how she tried to help him with his battles with drugs and alcohol in April 1978 with the magazine People. She expressed that “nobody ever made me feel as happy as Gregory did.”

“God, he’s wonderful,” she added. “I don’t understand why he can’t see it. He’s the kindest, most gentle, loving husband and father. But then he forgets and everything goes to s–t.”