Twenty-five years after playing the great Curly Sue in the 1991 film of the same name, Alisan Porter showed us her true passion: singing. The 1990s child star auditioned for the voiceover’s 10th season performing the song “Blue Bayou.” It didn’t take long for the four judges – Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams and Christina Aguilera – to be blown away by her singing talent.
After such a memorable audition, Porter also opened up about what brought her to the show for the first time. NBC at this age. “To be honest, I was going through a tough time in my life. And then I became a sober person, almost eight years ago,” she said. “I fell in love and had children and that was my goal, to be a good mother. And I really feel like the universe only had one plan for me, because you guys got my back today.
A mother-of-two herself, Christina Aguilera was “moved” by Porter’s words saying, “No one works harder than a mother.” She later added: “Also, there’s a lot of talent inside of you and people need to listen. this hope and your story, and I want to be part of your story,” he added. In the end, Aguilera’s words were enough to get Porter to choose her as coach for the rest of the season. In the following video you can see the emotional performance of this passionate mother.