Earlier this month she started legal proceedings against a financial management firm, which she claims defrauded her of $800,000.
But on Sunday, Cher seemed to have put any and all stress behind her as she stepped out to enjoy ice cream with girlfriends in Saint Tropez.
Wearing black and white from head to toe, the Believe singer looked completely relaxed in a pair of slouchy black yoga pants and a dizzying white top decorated with a series of drawings, including faces and flowers.
A frequent visitor to the South of France, the 70-year-old stunner had comfort on the mind, and she chose a layered look that was at once eye-catching and practical.
Ready for sudden winds that might blow in from the sea, she threw on a white leather vest with a large white belt and a number of metallic embellishments on the pockets.
Continuing the monochrome theme, she wrapped a black-and-white scarf around her neck and let it fall down the front of her lithe body.
Cher - real name Cherilyn Sarkisian - accessorized with aplomb, adding extras that really made her outfit pop on closer inspection.
Among these were highly reflective silver shades which lacked a bridge at the nose, and a zig-zagging silver ring that snaked up the entire length of her middle finger on her right hand.
Even the draw strings of her yoga pants came with a special touch, as they were crowned with silver insect-like fixtures.
The Oscar winner wore her jet black hair in a simple part, letting her locks flow freely and easily to her shoulders.
Perhaps her greatest asset was her enduring smile, which she flashed frequently as she scooped up her sweet treat.
At one point she got playful with a man dressed as a police officer, laughing and smiling as he vogued and pouted.