A dream Come True For A Waitress....

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    Wed May 30,

    LONDON (Reuters) - An 18-year-old waitress and part-time jazz singer is in line for a multi-million dollar record deal after performing for George Clooney at the Cannes film festival.

    Victoria Hart, whose day job involves working for tips at the little-known Naked Turtle restaurant in London, was flown to Cannes earlier this month after a friend-of-a-friend put her name forward to sing at a charity event.
    Her performance in front of Hollywood stars including Angelina Jolie and Clooney, who described her as "simply lovely," won her international acclaim and now major record labels EMI and Universal are battling to sign her.
    "We're getting very close -- a deal is not far away at all," Hart's agent Lynne Pearson told Reuters from her home in Switzerland.
    "It's always very difficult to talk about specific figures, but it will be a very big deal when it is announced."

    British newspapers put the figure at $3 million.
    Hart, a blonde bombshell whose singing style is a mixture of jazz and swing, has been performing since an early age but her set at Cannes, in front of the cast of "Ocean's 13" to raise money for Darfur, was a major breakthrough.
    The Naked Turtle, which is keeping a job open for her in case she ever wants to return, is holding a party for her on Wednesday night to celebrate her good fortune and the fact that the restaurant's trade is suddenly booming.
    "We're going to miss her," the manager said. "Although Victoria's a great singer she's also a fantastic waitress."

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070530/music_nm/britain_singer_dc_1;_ylt=AuDJhiidzI5boLSnWcC7F6cH1vAI
     
  2. I'm so happy for her. Looks like she has stains on her dress form working though !
     
  3. Let's hope she makes the most of this opportunity and her talent, instead of becoming a total waste of oxygen like certain other, er, ladies who have been featured in the Celebrity threads lately.
     
  4. Oohhh, what a nice story! I hope that she is successful as a singer
     
  5. aww!
     
  6. She sang down the phone for a radio station in the UK, nice singer.
     
  7. She looks gorgeous. Let's hope her music is just as nice. :yes:
     
  8. Great story!!
     
  9. Good for her!
     
  10. awesome!!!
     
  11. Yay for her!! I hope she does well.
     
  12. What a sweet story to wake up to!
     
  13. Wow! That's amazing! I hope it all works out for her!
     

  14. I hope so too ! Its a chance of a life time.
     
  15. I wish her the best! What a neat post, Prada. Now I want to hear her sing!
     
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