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Sandie Shaw Agreed To Eurovision Over Divorce Drama

sandie shawBritish pop star Sandie Shaw only agreed to take part in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1967 to repair her image after she was caught up in a divorce scandal.

The Message Understood hitmaker feared her popularity would take a nosedive when at the age of 17 she was named as the ‘other woman’ in a 32-year-old man’s marriage split.

She admits she entered Eurovision with her track Puppet on a String in a bid to rebuild her public persona, and it worked – she became the first U.K. contestant to win the event.

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