Eurovision hopeful SuRie doesn’t think Brexit will affect the UK’s chances
EUROVISION Song Contest hopeful SuRie doesn’t think Europeans’ views on Brexit will stop her taking home the title.
And she’s confident she won’t be repeating a particularly painful wardrobe malfunction, either.
Representing the UK this weekend, SuRie doubts the country’s decision to leave Europe is going to further sour the notoriously political voting system.
‘I don’t think anyone viewing, listening to a song that really speaks to them, is then going to go, “Oh, Brexit associations”,’ she exclusively told Guilty Pleasures. ‘That doesn’t ring true to me… maybe it does for some people. Anything can happen, anything is possible.’
SuRie, whose real name is Susanna Cork, is hoping to become the first UK act since 1997 to win the annual music extravaganza, with her catchy tune Storm.
And the Essex-born 29-year-old insists she can weather just about any onstage mishap after recalling one gruesome accident.
‘I had about 20 seconds to change my entire outfit and the headpiece I had was secured in place with a hefty pin,’ she explained.
‘I yanked it into my head and thought, “That’s very secure”.
‘I had another quick change and pulled the pin out of my skull — I hadn’t realised with all the adrenaline that it was actually in my head!’
But the show did go on, SuRie said, adding: ‘I had blood dripping down my face. I finished my number, then we had a long interval because I needed medical assistance.’
So she is confident she’ll get ‘douze points’ for persistence, insisting: ‘I won’t do that at Eurovision, I promise you.’
And don’t expect to see any Beyoncé-style wind machines when she performs in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon. ‘Could you imagine my pixie cut? I would just be tufty galore and I’m not sure that would be a strong look,’ she laughed.
The Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final is screened by BBC One at 8pm on Saturday
Author: Metro News