Yes, She Is Eighty Years Old. Yes, Simon Scoffed at Her. and Yes, She Blew the Audience Away. Paddy and Nico Will Dance Your Socks Off.
“This is weird.” Such were the first words on the lips of (in)famous talent judge Simon Cowell on Britain’s Got Talent. What was so weird? Paddy is a great grandmother and turns 80 in July, and she appeared on stage in flappy, sparkly salsa garb to dance a routine. And Simon seemed to be right: Paddy was clearly the archetype granny, plodding through a slow dance routine that everyone both loved and was easily bored by – until a sudden, unexpected change in tempo saw her and partner Nico set the dance floor on fire. See this grandmother saunter her way into the competition and your heart by clicking play below.