Pop superstar Cher cut short her recent trip to Paris, France after her mother fell ill.

The Believe hitmaker was in the French capital for Paris Fashion Week last week (ends03Mar13), and was spotted taking in several runway shows with Black Eyed Peas star Fergie.

However, Cher ended the trip early to be with her ailing mother Jackie.

In a post on her Twitter.com page, she writes, "Mom got sick! Had to come home! She's going to be alright, but it was big scare! Moms (sic) tough! Women r (are) tough in my fam (family). It's a womans (sic) world."