Could he be the next Susan Boyle?

As a younger man, Taiwan's Lin Yu-chun sang for hours on end, trying to get his mind off the sneers he endured because of his portly figure. But now he is being compared to Britain's Susan Boyle, the plain-looking 48-year-old who shot to stardom after singing I Dreamed a Dream on Britain's Got Talent. Lin's Whitney Houston-like rendition of I Will Always Love You on Taiwan's Avenue to Stardom talent show April 2 already has racked up 1.3 million views on YouTube, and the number is climbing fast. And whereas Boyle's nickname became "the Hairy Angel," Lin, 24, has a disparaging nickname as well: "Little Fatty." Ouch! Watch the video of his performance at entertainment.tampabay.com.

Could he be the next Susan Boyle? 04/09/10 [Last modified: Friday, April 9, 2010 11:22pm]

    

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