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Liza Minnelli was happy on her way to Oscars 2022: video

Liza Minnelli seemed like she was having a grand previous time within the automotive on the best way to the Oscars ceremony on March 27.

Followers had been involved final month for the 76-year-old “Cabaret” legend after she appeared frail whereas on stage at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theater to current an award with Woman Gaga.

In a clip from Hollywood’s greatest night time, her shut buddy Michael Feinstein, who claimed she was “sabotaged” by the Academy, shared a video on each Facebook and Instagram that he shot within the automotive with Minnelli shortly earlier than the present.

The clip featured the Oscar winner smoking a cigarette, dancing in her seat and singing gleefully.

Minnelli seemed joyous and spirited as she made her strategy to the occasion. She then began singing the present tune “(It’s Gonna Be) A Nice Day” by Vincent Youmans, Edward Eliscu and Billy Rose.

Followers gave a lot love after seeing the video of the EGOT recipient trying energetic, with one commenter on Instagram writing: “Nonetheless smoking too. Haha. Gotta love her!”

“Legend 76 years previous, cigarette in hand, nonetheless exhibiting ‘em all the way it’s carried out,” one added. “A real legend. Uplifts my coronary heart,” a person stated. One other penned, “Liza has the pipes that gained’t give up! Sounding nice as ever!!”

Feinstein, 65, claimed earlier this month on Sirius XM’s “The Jess Cagle Present” that Minnelli was “sabotaged” and “pressured” to make use of a wheelchair on the Oscars.

“Sabotaged. That’s a horrible phrase to make use of however she solely agreed to look on the Oscars if she was in a director’s chair, as a result of she’s been having again hassle,” he stated.

The Nice American Songbook archivist went on, “She stated, ‘I don’t need folks to see me limping on the market.’ She stated, ‘, I wish to look good. I don’t need folks to fret about me.’”

Woman Gaga and Liza Minnelli current the Oscar for Greatest Image on March 27.
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“Then actually 5 minutes earlier than she went on, when she sat within the director’s chair again there, and since I suppose they had been all shaken up due to everything that had happened earlier,” Feinstein stated, alluding to the Chris Rock Will Smith incident. “The stage supervisor stated, ‘Properly, she must be in a wheelchair.’”

“She was nervous,” Feinstein stated. “And it made her appear like she was out of it. Are you able to think about being all of the sudden pressured to be seen by tens of millions of individuals the best way you don’t wish to be seen? That’s what occurred to her.”

The pianist later advised Web page Six that the “New York, New York” star famous, “No, I cannot be seen in a wheelchair in entrance of everyone. I cannot do that. I refused to do that.”

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