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Waitress sings for Cannes stars
Victoria Hart
Victoria spent two months' wages on a dress for the party
A teenage waitress landed the gig of a lifetime when she was invited to sing for the stars at an exclusive party in Cannes.

Victoria Hart, 18, originally from Essex, was chosen to sing at a charity party hosted by George Clooney.

Her day job is waiting tables at a restaurant and bar in Richmond, London, which employs "singing waitresses".

She spent 800 - two months' wages - on a Moschino dress for the event billed as "the party to end all parties".

Clooney's benefit bash was held to raise money for humanitarian aid in the Darfur region of Sudan.

Victoria Hart
Away from Cannes, Victoria works as a waitress

It was timed to coincide with Thursday's world premiere of his Ocean's 13 film.

Guests were said to be paying up to 100,000 for a single ticket.

Victoria was asked to perform after being recommended to organisers of the event.

The teenager has studied music at college for the past two years and has recorded her debut album, although she has no record deal.




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