Scottish singer Lulu, who sang the massive, hit, title music for one among Sidney Poitier’s most well-known films, is reflecting on his dying … and thanking him for uplifting her.
Lulu tells TMZ … Sidney was “my pal, my instructor, my inspiration.”
She famously sang the theme music for Sidney’s 1967 film, “To Sir, With Love.” The movie was nominated for a Grammy Award for Finest Authentic Rating written from a movement image of TV present.
Sidney starred within the movie, alongside Christian Roberts, Judy Geeson, Suzy Kendall … and Lulu!
Lulu additionally tells us the film, “rises above the fray and leads by instance,” … evaluating it to the best way Sidney lead his life. She says SP empowered and educated these round him, so they might select to observe his lead.
Bear in mind … Sidney is credited with breaking boundaries in Hollywood for Black celebrities … and Lulu clearly was moved by working with him.
As we reported … Sidney died on the age of 94, although there is not any official explanation for dying but, and there is been tons of tributes pouring in throughout Hollywood for the primary Black man to win an Oscar for Finest Actor.