Brinker hit the operatic number “Juliet’s Waltz,” from Romeo et Juliette, complete with high notes. “I was not expecting that,” said Howie Mandel. “You’re angelic. I loved it.”
Sofia Vergara chimed in, “You are a star. You have a powerful voice.”
Cowell paid tribute to her performance and bravery, and in a nerve-shredding moment he called a meeting with his fellow judges and host Terry Crews. “We’re not going to give you a ‘yes’ today,” he explained. Instead, they all gave her something that had never been done before: a five-person Golden Buzzer.
Earlier, Cowell asked Victory what would she do if she won the competition? “Buy Simon a rainbow shirt that has some glitter on it,” was her quirky response. “You need some color.”
Simon had better make space in his wardrobe.