Super Bowl 2014: Interview with 6-year-old Bruno Mars resurfaces as Elvis impersonator
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Jan 31, 2014 02:17 PM EST
We're only two days out from Super Bowl XLVIII, so that means the Internet is buzzing about the best part of the game... the halftime show. This year as we all know, pop superstar Bruno Mars will be tackling the MetLife Stadium with the help of Red Hot Chili Peppers. And a newly rediscovered news story on Mars seems to indicate that the 28-year-old was always destined for a massive music career.
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Yes, back when he was a child, Mars was the youngest professional Elvis impersonator, and Hawaiian news channel KOMO did a profile on the 6-year-old. The Daily Dot resurfaced the video, and be warned: it's super adorable.
Dubbed as "Bruno: the boy who would be king," little Mars (then going by his real last name Hernandez) is featured as your average 6-year-old who loves bikes, sports and his family, but his life comes with a talented little twist: he does a spot-on Elvis show.
"When I was a baby, my daddy wanted to call me Elvis. And when he did that, look what happened!" the adorable little tot explains.
And Mars really had the whole Elvis thing down, from the hip shaking, foot moves and that infamous lip, the toddler could put any Vegas performer to shame, something that reflects in his performances today.
Will Mars take on Presley once again this weekend? Doubtful, but until then,
watch the news report below: