Bonnie Tyler - Bonnie Tyler Kept Eurovision Entry A Secret From Family

Singer Bonnie Tyler refused to tell her family about her plans to compete in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest as she was terrified they would post the news online.

The Total Eclipse of the Heart hitmaker discovered last Christmas (25Dec12) she was to represent Britain in the popular contest and struggled to keep the news to herself until it was officially announced earlier this month (Mar13).

Tyler feared her younger relatives would release the news on social networking sites such as Facebook.com so she chose to keep quiet for months.

She tells U.K. Tv show The One Show, "It was hell trying to keep this a secret because I have known since Christmas. I didn't slip. Because of Facebook, with children and everything now I have to keep really tight. I was terrified it would come out."

Tyler will perform Believe In Me, written for her by Desmond Child, at the competition in Malmo, Sweden, in May (13).


Contactmusic

Tags: Bonnie Tyler

Advertisement

More Bonnie Tyler

Denmark's Emmelie de Forest Tastes EuroVision Glory, While Bonnie Tyler Can Only Manage 19th

Denmark emerged as the winners of Sunday's (May 19) Eurovision Song Contest, with 20-year-old singer Emmelie de Forest taking home the crown with her folk-pop...

50/1 Shot Bonnie Tyler Heads To Eurovision With Denmark As Massive Favourites

With just one day to go until this year's Eurovision song contest, the UK's entry Bonnie Tyler has been pushed out to 50/1 from original...

Bonnie Tyler Shrugs Off Eurovision Risks – If She Doesn’t Win, It Won’t Damager Her Rep

Where there was once pressure, there’s now nonchalance. Where there was once integrity, there lays show business. And where there was once a hotly contested...

How Kind... Englebert Humperdinck Writes Letter Of Encouragement To Eurovision Successor Bonnie Tyler

Last year’s Eurovision loser, Englebert Humperdinck has written an open letter to Bonnie Tyler, who will be representing the UK later this year when the...

Advertisement

Pop Veteran Bonnie Tyler Will Represent Britain at This Year's Eurovision Contest

The Eurovision song contest is fast approaching and, while no one is all that bothered really, it looks like Britain will finally compete to win...

Top 5 Worst UK Eurovision Song Contest Entries: Will Bonnie Tyler Be Any Better?

News that Bonnie Tyler is to represent the United Kingdom in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest has brought some right curmudgeons out of the woodwork,...

Did We Learn Nothing From Humperdinck? Bonnie Tyler To Represent UK In Eurovision 2013

Bonnie Tyler has been chosen as the UK’s entrant for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Malmö, Sweden on May 18, 2013....

Advertisement

Comments

Bonnie Tyler Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Bonnie Tyler

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All