First, the important matters – like plastic surgery. Close up Donny is amazingly youthful for a man who turns 60 next year. But I work out a lot and I am careful what I eat.” (As a Mormon he also does not drink alcohol.)“But no, I don’t do any pampering, no (cosmetic) treatments, nothing,” he says firmly. In a rare example of a Donny dastardly deed, they met when Debbie was dating his older brother Jay.He has a few lines and the very odd grey hair but could pass for mid-40s. “As soon as I saw her I thought, ‘Oooh – she’s somebody I really like’.” Debbie has been a stay-athome mother, raising their five boys while Donny travelled the world. “Debbie is used to it and to me,” he says simply, of their longdistance marriage and the female attention. H e “commutes” from Vegas – the place they call Sin City – to their home in Utah in a private jet.“It’s easy to do but very expensive. I love being at home in the mountains, I do it two or three nights a week. We’re both producers, both have certain ideas – we don’t always agree.Marie Osmond was unsure of what she would put in the book she'd been asked to write about motherhood.She'd start in one direction and life would head in another.Eight months went by, a year, and I didn't have it," Marie Osmond said in a recent telephone interview.
There are no airs and graces about Donny, 58, briefly in Blighty to promote his forthcoming UK tour, marking an eventful 50 years in showbusiness, during which he has racked up 100million record sales and three UK Number Ones, including Puppy Love.
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About the nearest the ultra polite and gentlemanly Donny gets to ill humour is revealing he is suffering from “very bad jet lag”.
He has been performing five nights a week in Las Vegas for eight years with sister Marie but will bring his solo show here for three weeks in January and February next year. Good genes, I guess, I’d have to thank my mom for that. I couldn’t move my face muscles.”It’s a face that still wins female adulation four decades since he was a teen idol, but Donny remains happily married to Debbie, 57, whom he met at 16.