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Like A Dream: Madonna Hands Mike To Man Who Vogued His Bar Mitzvah

By Samantha Abernethy in Arts & Entertainment on Sep 21, 2012 4:20PM


Video of Shaun Sperling dancing to "Vogue" at his bar mitzvah in 1992 went viral a few weeks ago, and this week he had the opportunity to sing a few words with Madonna herself at one of her shows at the United Center. It was completely coincidental. Madge was walking about putting the microphone in front of a few fans during "Like A Prayer," when she happened to hand it to Sperling. He wrote on Facebook:

At the second to last song, 'Like a Prayer', Madonna came right up to me and we locked eyes, she pointed the mic at me and I sang a verse. She smiled and gave me a thumbs up like she knew!

Watch the video below. Sperling has the mike around 1:53. Then, head to "Shaun's Gay Bar Mitzvah" at Mary's Attic next Saturday to congratulate him. The 33-year-old lawyer promises to "strike a pose" by recreating his bar mitzvah "Vogue" dance—with backup dancers— at a Madonna-themed party with tunes from 1992.

Thanks to Tony Peregrin for the tip! And because we can't watch this enough, here is Sperling's 1992 bar mitzvah dance to "Vogue."

Shaun Sperling Bar Mitzvah Dance - Madonna, Vogue - 3/14/92 from Shaun Sperling on Vimeo.