Nicole Scherzinger likely to perform at Mandela’s funeral

Onyeka Ibeanusi  | Wednesday, 11 December 2013 | 673 Total Views


American singer and former Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger could perform at the funeral of South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela.

The Sun reported that the singer claimed to have met Mandela's daughters Zindzi and Zenani at the Mandarin Hotel in London a day after the 95-year-old passed away.

A source said: "During the chat Nicole had with the daughters it was mentioned she should sing at his funeral, or at least be a very prominent guest."

Nicole launched into an impromptu musical tribute to Mandela at the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Awards last week, having just heard the news of his death.

She told the crowd there: "When I found out that Mr Nelson Mandela had passed away... it brought a tear to my eye.

"I had the honour of meeting Mr Nelson Mandela and had the great honour of singing for him."