Thursday, April 16, 2009

Shock and awe: This church lady can sing

Frumpy 47-year-old stuns 'Idol' judge, catapults to sudden global celebrity By Drew Zahn © 2009 WorldNetDaily Simon Cowell, the British-accented and sometimes condescending talent judge of television's mega-hit program "American Idol," was stunned by the singing of a 47-year-old church volunteer who claims she's never been kissed but whose amazing performance has catapulted her to sudden celebrity. Cowell also serves as a talent judge across the Atlantic on "Britain's Got Talent," a singing competition similar to "American Idol." When contestant Susan Boyle, who lives alone with her cat and claims she's never even been on a date, walked onto the "Britain's Got Talent" stage Saturday night, her double chin, frumpy appearance and gray hair elicited snickers and rolled eyes from the crowd, accustomed to the show's producers parading less-than-glamorous singers – like Boyle – as comic relief. But when Boyle opened her mouth to sing, Cowell, the mocking audience and the nation's television viewers were shocked. [Continue reading]

Susan Boyle on Britain's Got Talent by dwarthy

This video, with over 10 million views already in just five days, can be seen on digg story ~ Submitted by AntiHegelian

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