Usher rivals the master's romantic vocal style with a luscious "Superstar," while American Idol vet Fantasia conjures up his sunny onstage demeanor on "'Til My Baby Comes Home." But it's the old-school divas who land knockouts the lifelong "confirmed bachelor
" would have applauded: Aretha Franklin tears "A House Is Not a Home" up from its very foundations.
Madejski, who has never married but has two daughters from a previous relationship, admitted recently he is a "selfish" confirmed bachelor
Graham met Pauline Slater while enjoying a country and western evening at Bedworth Civic Hall.
Clooney and the Welsh beauty exchange vows in a mocked-up Scots wedding in romantic comedy Intolerable Cruelty.
Uncle Ernest, not much taller than Grandma, is a confirmed bachelor
with the weathered complexion and bowlegged gait of a real cowboy.
The Greenwich-born confirmed bachelor
, who will be notching his half-century in racing in 16 days' time, has driven horseboxes for the best part of 29 years.
Professor and "confirmed bachelor
" Henry Higgins takes on the challenge of transforming the young lady from a "squashed cabbage leaf" into a "Duchess at the Embassy Ball." The phonetist becomes so determined, he makes a bet with linguistic colleague Colonel Pickering he can accomplish the impossible transformation in just six months.
ONE of the strangest cases I ever looked into concerned a 71-year-old Huytonian man named Stephen - a confirmed bachelor
who had reached the autumn of his life contented to be single.
Pieter Van de Graeff is a wealthy art dealer and confirmed bachelor
in early middle age.
The 76-year-old actor, famous for his character Victor Meldrew's "I don't believe it" catchphrase, has been described as a confirmed bachelor
"You are gambling your whole life on a girl you don't know!" despairs confirmed bachelor
Tom (Kris Marshall), who believes in enjoying life and as many women as possible.
And all because I suggested that for a religion whose founder was a confirmed bachelor
spending most of his later years swanning around with a dozen other similarly unattached blokes, Christianity seemed unhealthily obsessed with homosexuality and, come to think of it, any other form of sex.
Daithi O Se, of course, is a not-so-secret fan and the former confirmed bachelor
has even had his wild ways tamed by ex-Rose Rita Talty.
She knew Idris had been a confirmed bachelor
and all of 40 years old when he'd met Theresa, barely 20.
Naturally, in that Smashy and Nicey voice of his, the chartbusting life-long confirmed bachelor
gave nothing away.