updated 09/20/2011 AT 11:00 AM ET
•originally published 09/20/2011 AT 12:30 PM ET
Judging from recent interviews and Tweets, it is clear that Cher has nothing but love and support for her transgender son Chaz Bono.
But that doesn’t necessarily mean the iconic entertainer, 65, always believes Bono is capable of everything he sets out to do.
Following an upbeat performance on Monday night’s Dancing with the Stars that surprised judges, Bono, 42, admitted to PEOPLE he was “interested to hear what [Cher] thought because she thought I was not going to be able to do this.”