Why Don't You Come to Your Senses?
Before singing "Desperado" for an encore Saturday night, the 58-year-old rocker called Moore a "great American patriot" and "someone who is spreading the truth." She also encouraged everybody to see the documentary about President Bush.
Ronstadt's comments drew loud boos and some of the 4,500 people in attendance stormed out of the theater. People also tore down concert posters and tossed cocktails into the air.
According to the president of the Aladdin (where the concert was),
Ronstadt's antics "spoiled a wonderful evening for our guests and we had to do something about it," Timmins said.Yes. Linda Ronstadt spoiled a wonderful evening of a Linda Ronstadt concert. That would be possible if she gave a crappy show, in which case it would not be a wonderful evening for the guests. Perhaps they'd've been happier just sitting at home listening to a CD.
Seriously folks, if you go to a live concert, that's kind of part of the deal: the person performing actually gets to be there, too.
And if the story weren't good enough, the AP gets a chance to show just how low-brow and chuckly it's become, and really takes the opportunity for all it's worth:
In an interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal before the show, Ronstadt said "I keep hoping that if I'm annoying enough to them, they won't hire me back."
Looks like she got her wish.
AYFKM? Someone please tell me, with the Pickler on the loose, why anyone bothers to take the AP seriously anymore.