Daily Star Sunday - - FRONT PAGE - ■ by MIKE PARKER

BIG-HEARTED Cher has thrown open the doors of her Mal­ibu man­sion to neigh­bours who lost their homes in the Cal­i­for­nia wild­fires.

The singer and ac­tress, 72, has al­ready of­fered refuge to more than a dozen dis­placed vic­tims of last month’s in­ferno.

They in­clude a fam­ily of four who are still stay­ing at her £35mil­lion estate.

Cher’s 13,000-square­foot gated prop­erty boasts seven be­d­rooms and nine bath­rooms as well as a guest house on

1.7 acres with views of the Pa­cific.

Her spokesman said: “She is do­ing all she can to help lo­cals who have lost ev­ery­thing.”

And a source close to the If I Could Turn Back Time singer added: “Most stayed only a few days while they made more per­ma­nent plans.

“But she has told ev­ery­one they can stay as long as they want. An en­tire young fam­ily of four was in tears when she told them they could have the run of the guest house and there are still five or six peo­ple still stay­ing with her.

“Lo­cals al­ready loved her for what she does in the com­mu­nity but so many are now also grate­ful she has turned her own home up­side down to ac­com­mo­date them while they fig­ure out how to re­build their lives.”

Flames came within feet of Cher’s se­cu­rity gate at the height of last month’s Woolsey Fire, which killed three, de­stroyed 1,643 build­ings and led to the evac­u­a­tions of more than 295,000 res­i­dents.

The celebri­ties whose homes burned down in­clude Hol­ly­wood stars Kim Basinger, Ger­ard But­ler and Daryl Han­nah along with singers Mi­ley Cyrus, Neil Young and Robin Thicke.

Twice-mar­ried Cher mainly lives alone in her Ital­ian Re­nais­sance-style man­sion on Pa­cific Coast High­way.

She gets vis­its from her two sons Chaz, 49, who was born fe­male but un­der­went gen­der tran­si­tion in 2008, and Eli­jah Blue, 42, a mu­si­cian.

■HOME SWEET HOME: Cher’s house is in­tact af­ter the blaze

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