Since the group was unknown she asked for money but she got the reply that the participation would be free and she declined.
It is obvious that Ms Lear is not following the contest as she describes the contest as unfit for her because she wouldn’t be allowed to sing in French (something that is clearly not true) – or maybe she was trying to saying that she couldn’t combine her French with the English lyrics of the Italian song.
“Eurovision is no longer what it used to be with good songs. Now it is a product for Eastern Europe full of fireworks and sequins. I really wouldn’t go there. It is not even possible to sing in French, now you have to sing in English.”
an oikotimes original text