LOS ANGELES (AP) — The singing soldier whose claims of being injured in battle were rejected by military officials won’t be advancing on “America’s Got Talent.” Timothy Michael Poe appeared earlier this month on the NBC talent competition. He said he was injured by a grenade in Afghanistan in 2009, but Minnesota National Guard records […]
DALLAS (AP) — A soldier-turned-TV contestant whose claims of being injured in battle were dismissed by military officials says he believed he was telling the truth but he does not know what is real. Timothy Michael Poe appeared on Monday’s episode of the NBC show “America’s Got Talent,” claiming he was injured by a grenade […]
By STEVE KARNOWSKI MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An “America’s Got Talent” contestant scrutinized for claims about being injured in Afghanistan made a mistake when he gave the show a photograph of another soldier and passed it off as himself, the man’s fiancee said Thursday. The NBC series this week and WFAA-TV of Dallas last month used […]
An “America’s Got Talent” singer whose Afghanistan War injury claims have been called into question wouldn’t face vetting by producers unless he made it into the final rounds, according to a person familiar with the production.
By AMY FORLITI MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A singer who appeared on the NBC show “America’s Got Talent” and claimed he was injured during a grenade blast in Afghanistan has no military record of his purported combat injuries, the Minnesota National Guard said Tuesday. Timothy Michael Poe appeared on the nationally televised show Monday. He told […]