Sunday, May 24, 2009

Susan Boyle says she’s appearing at the Flamingo with Donny & Marie

Vegas Deluxe

Posted May 24, 2009 • 1:58 p.m.

Donny and Marie Osmond.

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Flamingo headliner Donny Osmond might be teaming up with British singing sensation Susan Boyle, and today she’s told Britain’s Daily Mirror tabloid that he’s invited her to the Strip and that she’s accepted and plans to be here next month.

Susan, who is now in the semifinals of Britain’s Got Talent, admitted that she used to sing Donny Osmond songs in her bedroom as a teenager to practice her singing skills. The 47-year-old never-been-kissed and unmarried Scottish lady won over Simon Cowell, his fellow judges and Britain when she performed, for the first time, “I Dreamed a Dream” from Les Miserables. Click HERE in case the below YouTube embed has been disabled.

I Dreamed a Dream by Susan Boyle - from

There’s been great interest on Donny’s part,” I was told by a high-placed Flamingo executive this afternoon. “He was trying to fly to England and surprise her on his days off here. He talked about doing a duet with her on a new album. I know he’s very interested in working with her."

Today’s Daily Mirror reported that Donny had sent Susan an invitation for her to be his guest here in Las Vegas and sing onstage at the Flamingo. Click HERE for that story.

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Susan Boyle of Britain's Got Talent.

“That would be a real coup,” the Flamingo executive said. “We’ll roll out the red carpet for her. We’re delighted she’s telling people in England she’s coming to Las Vegas next month.”

Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.


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