Thursday, May 01, 2014

Blind Item #4

This former A+ list performer(singer) who is now mostly a Vegas and casino fixture is married. Loves declaring what a family man he is. Well, our singer must really want this performer from Thunder Down Under to be in his family because the two men are practically living together and are fixtures at each others shows.

56 comments:

Violet said...

Elton John?? No probably not.

sugarbread maker said...

rod stewarts

Renoblondee said...

No way. Rod loves the ladies.

Maz D said...
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greasybitches1 said...

derek hough even though he on dancing with the stars . the last piece hint to him but not sure is he divorce yet

OneEyeCharlie said...

Neil Diamond

Jilly said...

Brandon Flowers and .....?

Chelle said...

No way it's Brandon Flowers!

MontanaMarriott said...

Donny Osmond is in Vegas

SusanB said...

Wayne Newton

star said...

Flowers is actually a good guess. The blind clues fit, he's in the same age bracket as the Thunder performers, and it's not like there haven't been rumors about him before.

Tricia Shaw said...

Osmund is great guess

Tricia Shaw said...

There is a bee gees tribute show at venue calked Thunder from down under!
Osmunda/ cast member

Seven of Eleven said...

I had to google "Thunder from Down Under" - I seriously thought it was either an Australian hair band or a wrestler.

#fail

Tricia Shaw said...

Google bee gees tribute show...it's at Excalibur casino...thunder down under is the showroom

texas rose said...

Who is Osmund or osmunda and how could he possibly former A+ singer if no one knows who they are?

Topper Madison said...

Whoever this Brandon Flowers is, there's no way he's ever been A+ list.

It sounds more like either Donny or Rod, but I don't believe it of either of them.

star said...

http://www.thunderfromdownunder.com/

texas rose said...

Do you mean Donny Osmond?

Froggy England said...

I like the donny osmund guess as well. I could see this being him.

Tricia Shaw said...

Danny osmund is former a+ entertainer for sure. Has major Broadway credits as well
Him and bee gee cast member

Tricia Shaw said...

Yes..was calling him osmunda ..lol

star said...

Topper, Brandon is The Killers lead singer. They formed in Las Vegas and sold 22 million albums. Very popular group who could have been considered A list earlier in their career.

Topper Madison said...

Maybe it's me, but A+ means my 76-year-old mother in Iowa would have heard of them.

Brandon Flowers is not Donny Osmond.

sarah.estell said...

Brandon Flowers is former A+ list? I don't even know who that is! My money is on Donny Osmond.

Maz D said...

Man sure can rock that eyeliner

Krab said...

The Killers is not now mostly a casino fixture. My money is on Donny Osmond.

anomaly said...

lmao @ the aging hippies who think the musical world only revolves around the acts they grew up with. To me the thought of Donnie Osmond ever being A+ list anything is ridiculous. Maybe he was among the pre-pubescent female population back in the 70's but not in general. He needed his sister to sustain a general audience TV show.

Unknown said...

Garth Brooks?

hothotheat said...

Definitely Donny Osmond.

QueenAnne Guido said...

+1 anomaly.

anomaly said...

I have trouble imagining what a hot young stripper from a well known popular act who could attract and date any number of hot young guys would want with 57 year old Donnie, who is obviously not going to abandon his family.

Gayeld said...

@Anomaly. And yet, you know who he is and what his act was.

Murielle said...

Could be him and not wanting to say anything since he's a mormon.
Which would be sad with his nephew (his sister's child) committed suicide(many reports saying that depression was caused by his upbringing preventing him to come out).

Chelle said...

But he doesn't have a show in Vegas?

anomily said...

@Gayeld, Google search and Wikipedia. Another relatively recent, post-hippy development. Welcome to the New Millennium.

bootsm said...

But he lives in vegas.

Bon Malmat said...

Got news for ya. By the time Donny Osmond was hot, hippies were done. He was 1970s, not 1960s.

1970s gal here. I couldn't *stand* the Osmonds. But back then, amongst the teens, Donny was most definitely A+, to my dismay.

He never pinged the gaydar though.

Tina Mallette said...

I don't think Brandon Flowers or any of the Killers would be caught dead in a casino. Certainly not as a performer. Also I don't think Flowers goes around bragging he is a great family man. I think he admits to struggling with things.

sheree said...

Before y'all get too worked up, remember that CDAN is known for frequently making stories up, and since this one apparently involves a closeted gay celeb, it will not be revealed making me doubly suspicious. I put my money on this blind being fiction.

Jennifer said...

I read this as Osmond too but the Garth Brooks guess is interesting.

Dan G said...

I also find the Garth Brooks guess interesting. Never ever got the ping from Donny.

Dan G said...

I also find the Garth Brooks guess interesting. Never ever got the ping from Donny.

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star said...

Here is a photo of Garth Brooks 4 years ago, in 2010:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/46/Garth_Brooks.jpg

If either he or Donny has one of the Thunder Down Under performer's attention, there must be a financial component to it at this stage of their life. It couldn't possibly be the strong mutual attraction this blind describes unless it involves someone young and attractive like Brandon Flowers.

I think commenter sheree may be onto something.

mydarkredpassenger said...

Garth's a weird dude (remember Chris Gaines?) whose always struck me as closeted. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greatest_Hits_(Chris_Gaines_album)

Squeezebox said...

Way back in the day, there were rumors about Rod and Elton John. The two of them were VERY good friends.

In fact, when a reporter directly asked about it, Rod didn't deny it outright. He just played coy and said that he and Elton both had very strong sex drives.

You gotta remember - in the late 60s-mid 70s it was SO fashionable to be bisexual.

anomily said...

OK, did some research and here are the males currently doing Las Vegas shows (Garth isn't among them):

BoysIIMen

Donny (& Marie)

Elton John

Frankie Moreno

Matt Goss

Meat Loaf

Rod Stewart

Of them, the only singular ones I can realistically label former A+ performers are Elton John and Rod Stewart.

For those who still think it's Donny, I urge you to consider that he performs nightly WITH HIS SISTER MARIE. I seriously doubt he would risk parading his boyfriend in front of her every night.

Elton has been with partner David Furnish for 21 years and plans to marry him this month (May 2014). They have 2 young children. I don't know whether he's declared his love of being a family man, but I can totally imagine this being him, although I agree with star that the attraction for the Thunder Down Under guy probably has more to do with Elton's fame and wealth than the type alluded to in this blind.

star said...

@Squeezebox and Anomily, you both present very convincing arguments. By process of elimination, I think the the field has been narrowed to either Rod or Elton. I'm leaning toward Elton due to the length of his relationship with David Furnish. Rod has had so many wives I've lost track.

versace buckles said...

Donny Osmond is at the Flamingo and his billboard was still clinging to the ruins of the section of the hotel that was being demolished when I was in Vegas last summer. 112 degrees and his giant chompers looming above an apocolyptic landscape. Very memorable.

Scallywag said...

David Cassidy.

Sincerely,Your Friend said...

I say Elton goes Down Under now and again.

Blaze818 said...

He was huge in the 79's and early 80's. Prime time TV shows and selling millions of albums and show tickets and now the #1 non cirque show in Vegas.

iheartgoss said...

I know Donny's family and can say with surety, this isn't him. Brandon Flowers has admitted he believes his Mormon faith, but makes mistakes, I have assumed he meant drugs and alcohol. Go to mormon.org and watch his video, it's pretty inspiring.

di butler said...

You are an idiot, anomaly. When you have a highly rated prime time variety show on one of the big three networks when there were basically the only game in town, you are A+. Kids in my elementary school had D & M lunchboxes, sleeping bags, dolls. And I'm not old enough to be a fucking hippie, thankyouverymuch.

auntliddy said...

We'll I am, thank u very much. And they were not big in hippie land.