Saturday, February 23, 2013
5 odd facts about Pink, learned during Dallas concert (February 22)
Her mom was in the audience, to her delight.
DALLAS Friday night at the American Airlines Center, pop star and badass extraordinaire Pink gave a thrilling show where she flew across the stage, demonstrating intricate acrobatics. She also gave us glimpses of who Pink really is.
1. She used to work at McDonalds
We all have to start somewhere. As a teenager to earn extra cash, Pink flipped burgers and worked the drive thru. After a particularly intricate dance number Friday night that would leave your average person winded, Pink let her fans know that she hadn’t worked that hard since she “worked the McDonalds drive-thru.”
2. She can play the drums
Pink demonstrated that she can do more than just sing and dance: She can rock the drums. A tiny three-piece drum kit was elevated to the center of the stage so Pink could show off her skills in a mini solo before the start of a song. We wished it would have lasted longer.
3. She’s a fan of Chris Isaak
During a particularly sensual part of the show, Pink performed the only song of the evening that actually didn’t belong to her. “Wicked Game” by Chris Isaak has been covered by other artists, but Pink truly did the song justice. Taking things down a notch while turning up the sexy, Pink performed the song as she was lifted and moved by her male dancers.
4. She’s a mama’s girl
Friday was a particularly special night for Pink because her mother was present to see her perform in Dallas. The svelte singer appeared tickled to have her mom there. After performing “Family Portrait” -- a song about what it was like growing up in a broken home -- Pink let her Dallas fans know how much she loved her mother for putting up with her shenanigans growing up.
5. She can probably bench press you
That is, if you are 100 pounds. During her show, Pink demonstrated that she is very strong. She held herself up 50 feet in the air without any support, and also held a complicated dance position in an incredible feat of athleticism.
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