This week’s sketch is of recent media sensation and “Britain’s Got Talent” phenom Susan Boyle. Just in case you have been living under a rock for the last 11 days, she is a contestant in a UK talent show who created a media storm with her performance on the show on Saturday the 11th.
All of England was buzzing about her during our trip to London. She is this dowdy, frumpy sort of middle aged woman who acted very “cheeky” and goofy before her number, and everyone watching was expecting the second coming of William Hung. Instead she belted out a flawless and spine tingling rendition of “I Dreamed a Dream” from “Les Miserables”, a difficult song, with a voice of gold. If you ever wondered why all the superstar singers seem to also look drop dead gorgeous, and where all the ordinary looking people with extraordinary talent are hiding… here’s one.
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