Without her, he wouldn’t have made it up there.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Mar 24, 2012
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Via Reddit: “Shy, overweight guy blows away audience Pavarotti style AND shuts down Simon Cowell when he tells him to ditch his female singing partner.”

The most touching thing about this video, for me? Her support of him. “I think, for you,” she agrees at the end.

Notice his hands shake so violently he has to hold the mic with two hands at one point. Notice his look at her right before beginning.

A cheesy show? Maybe. A touching moment? Yes:

Opera from Charlotte and Jonathan! – UK version

Arriving on stage at the end of a long day at auditions, a weary Simon Cowell didn’t know what to expect from pop/opera duo Jonathan and Charlotte. Upon singing, everyone soon realised we were in the presence of some serious singing talent. After that goose-bump inducing performance, all four Judges gave them a standing ovation. Bravo, guys!


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


2 Responses to “Without her, he wouldn’t have made it up there.”

  1. ManifestYogaJen says:

    i love this. crying.. I am a sap.. love love love xx

  2. mamaste says:

    LOVE….that's how it feels! xoxo ~S