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Susan Boyle makes a surprise appearance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic opening ceremony

‘Was that Susan Boyle?!’: Viewers surprised as BGT star makes a surprise appearance at Tokyo 2020 Olympic opening ceremony with tune Wings To Fly


The Tokyo Olympics formally kicked off this week with an surprising characteristic from a UK star. 

Viewers have been left shocked as Susan Boyle, 60, made a visitor appearance at the opening ceremony on Friday – by way of the stadium audio system. 

Event organisers chosen Susan’s ballad Wings To Fly to wow the crowd as paper doves have been launched in the Tokyo Olympic Stadium.  

Soundtrack: Viewers have been left shocked as Susan Boyle, 60, made a visitor appearance at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Friday – by way of the stadium audio system

As billions of viewers watched throughout the globe, numerous paper doves rained down from the sky alongside Susan’s monitor.   

Taking to Twitter, the musician wrote: ‘It was a true honour to be requested by the #TokyoOlympics to make use of my tune “Wings To Fly” throughout the dove launch at the Opening Ceremony. 

‘Good luck to all of the athletes competing and particularly to @TeamGB,’ she added supportively. 

And followers have been left shocked as one tweeted: ‘Susan Boyle and the Tokyo Olympics aren’t a pair I’d have put collectively however there we go.’  

Emotional: Event organisers selected Susan's ballad Wings To Fly to wow the crowd as paper doves were released in the Tokyo Olympic Stadium (pictured in 2018)

Emotional: Event organisers chosen Susan’s ballad Wings To Fly to wow the crowd as paper doves have been launched in the Tokyo Olympic Stadium (pictured in 2018) 

Many extra then rushed to Twitter to indicate their help for the singer’s inclusion in the Opening Ceremony. 

‘They performed Susan Boyle throughout the Olympics opening ceremony!!!!! God bless you Japan,’ wrote one account. 

‘Susan Boyle singing at the Japanese Olympic opening ceremony. Who’d have thunk it,’ (sic) quipped one other. 

‘Was that Susan Boyle???’ a fourth consumer added with a shocked emoji. 

‘Ah sure, the related artist Susan Boyle,’ chimed in one other viewer. 

‘Who had Susan Boyle as a part of the Tokyo Opening Ceremony on their 2021 bingo card?!’ requested a further flummoxed viewer. 

Support: Fans quickly rushed to Twitter to show their support for the singer's inclusion in the Opening Ceremony

Support: Fans rapidly rushed to Twitter to indicate their help for the singer’s inclusion in the Opening Ceremony

Susan shot to stardom on Britain’s Got Talent when she wowed judges along with her rendition of I Dreamed A Dream from Les Misérables.

The crooner has beforehand admitted that she felt like an ‘act in a freak present’ throughout her first audition on the present. 

Susan admitted she felt ‘suffocated’ when she took to the stage as individuals have been ‘laughing at her loopy hair’ and dress sense.   

She informed the Irish Mirror: ‘It felt fairly suffocating, nearly as if I used to be an act in a freak present, and that damage. It was extremely troublesome to return to phrases with for a time, however the positives have far outweighed the negatives.’

‘Everyone was laughing at me; they questioned who this daft girl with the loopy hair was… and I had made a dangerous selection in garments, so no-one had excessive expectations.’

Dream: Susan shot to stardom on Britain's Got Talent when she wowed judges with her rendition of I Dreamed A Dream from Les Misérables (pictured on the show in 2009)

Dream: Susan shot to stardom on Britain’s Got Talent when she wowed judges along with her rendition of I Dreamed A Dream from Les Misérables (pictured on the present in 2009)

Susan has additionally confessed that regardless of her worldwide fame she hasn’t been on a date in six years.

Discussing how she went ‘lacking’ with a physician, she defined on Loose Women: ‘Let’s simply say he rubbed me up the proper method.’

Though when requested the place she had a Valentine’s date she refused to say, and stated it was ‘a secret’, earlier than claiming: ‘There was anyone as soon as however that they had the sense to finish the relationship, I believe.’

Life changing: The crooner has previously admitted that she felt like an 'act in a freak show' during her first audition on the show and has confessed her fame has effected her dating life

Life altering: The crooner has beforehand admitted that she felt like an ‘act in a freak present’ throughout her first audition on the present and has confessed her fame has effected her relationship life 

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