Talent shows are one of the best opportunities to discover more about people’s life stories. A heartwarming example of a this is Joseph Whelan’s story.
Whelan’s audition begins with the presenter asking the young man who is accompanying him. Whelan explains he has brought along his son, Kien, and his mother, Jess.
Whelan opens up about what’s going on in his life revealing that he’s 26 years old and that he lives in Wolverhampton with his four year old son.
He talks about how much he loves his son and it’s evident to the audience he is a fantastic father and they are lucky to have each other.
“When I look at him, he just lights up my life. Being a father is just the best thing ever. The first time I laid eyes on him, something just changed inside of me. My whole perspective on life changed completely.” – Joseph Whelan.
However, once Whelan announces he recently broke up with Kian’s mother his son won’t be able to live with him. Whelan is devastated that the time he gets to spend around his child is now so limited.
Whelan also mentions how sad empty apartment is without his son there when he returns home from work everyday.
Winning The X Factor is important as he hopes to make his son proud. So he gets ready to audition.
He laughs into the microphone saying “This is brilliant, mate!” Once Whelan admits he is auditioning for his son the crowd “Awwws.” Then Led Zepplin’s Whole Lotta Love which is a bold choice, begins to play.
Whelan just couldn’t hold back tears as he sets a great example for his little boy!
Take a look at the emotional moment in the video clip below:
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