Is Rion Paige The Next Carrie Underwood?
It’s not easy to get a compliment from Simon Cowell where he describes you as “literally extraordinary” but Rion Paige found a way to do it. He goes on to say that she is a beautiful person “in every single way” and recalls the first time he met Carrie Underwood after her audition. See for yourself. Is Rion Paige going to do extraordinary things with her life?
What you may not know if you don’t watch the video is that Rion was born with athrogryposis multiplex congenita , a rare joint condition that affects her hands. She’s almost permanently blind in her right eye. She’s not letting that hold her back though.
Carrie Underwood liked it. She even tweeted out to her after she saw the clip: