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The new Donny?

Published December 28, 2012 6:57 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Monday night my granddaughter and I went to Donny and Marie Osmond's Christmas show at Abravanel Hall. I have always admired Donny's talent and his winning ways with people of every age.

Imagine watching a film clip where Donny thinks it's fun to push a police officer down and then run away. Donny also thinks it's funny, apparently, to throw a drink into the face of a motorcycle rider, causing him to fall off his cycle and lie there injured, as Donny and TV comedy host Jimmy Kimmel laugh and run away.

My granddaughter and I looked at each other and wondered what has happened to Donny. This is the most tasteless piece of film footage we have seen in a long time.

What on earth are you thinking, Donny? Is brutality your new style? We were stunned.

Terrell Dougan

Salt Lake City