Donny Osmond surprises lifelong fan Shirley on her 60th birthday in heartwarming video

14 March 2024, 16:16

Donny Osmond surprises superfan Shirley
Donny Osmond surprises superfan Shirley. Picture: Donny Osmond/YouTube/Chuck Keeler

By Tom Eames

Donny Osmond recently made one fan’s 60th birthday an unforgettable experience.

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Shirley, a lifelong admirer of Donny Osmond’s music, received the surprise of a lifetime when her family orchestrated a heartwarming birthday celebration.

Shirley’s 60th birthday was already shaping up to be a special occasion. Little did she know that her family had something extraordinary in store for her.

As she sat watching a custom birthday video from Donny Osmond, her reaction was priceless.

In a heartwarming TikTok video that has garnered over 645,000 views, Shirley’s children shared the surprise. The video begins with Shirley engrossed in the personalized video message from Donny.

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She laughs and covers her eyes briefly in disbelief as she watches him sing and greet her. “He’s dancing!” she exclaims, clearly delighted by the unexpected birthday treat.

Unbeknownst to Shirley, Donny Osmond himself was quietly sneaking up behind her. Kneeling behind her chair, he watched her watch the video he had recorded.

Just as she heard him sing her name, “Shirley!” in the video, he revealed himself in person. Shirley leapt out of her chair, completely taken aback, as she realized that her musical idol was standing right there.

“No way!” Shirley exclaimed as Donny wrapped her in a warm hug. Her joy and surprise were evident as she embraced the man whose music had been a constant in her life.

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The video was first uploaded five years ago, and has had over 1 million views on YouTube.

Donny Osmond, known for hits like 'Puppy Love' and 'Go Away Little Girl', had become a cherished part of Shirley’s memories.

Donny’s surprise visit to Shirley’s 60th birthday celebration exemplifies the genuine connection between him and his fans. His gesture left Shirley with memories to cherish forever.

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