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Andrea Bocelli: ‘Absurd’ to Shun Opera Legend Domingo

FILE - Spanish tenor Placido Domingo performs during his concert in Szeged, southern Hungary, Aug. 28, 2019.

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is staunchly defending opera legend Placido Domingo, calling it “absurd” that opera houses have canceled the star’s performances over sexual harassment allegations before they are fully investigated.

“I am still appalled at what happened to this incredible artist,” Bocelli said. “I don’t understand this. Tomorrow a lady can just come up and say Andrea Bocelli molested me 10 years ago, and from that day on, no one wants to sing with me anymore; the opera houses won’t call me anymore. This is absurd.”

Bocelli spoke to The Associated Press through an Italian translator during an interview at his read more >>>

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