We first brought you the story of Ted Williams on our blog yesterday. He’s the homeless man with a velvet voice that was just hoping for a break while begging for change on the side of the road. Well now, he’s got one. Several actually.
First, the video that changed Williams’s life:
That was Monday. On Wednesday morning, Williams appeared on a local Ohio radio show after local and national media couldn’t get enough of his silky smooth vocal chords. While talking with DJs from WNCI, the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers called in and offered Williams a job as well as to pay the mortgage on a home for him (the offer comes around 5:00 below):
But according to the Associated Press, multiple job prospects are rolling in for Williams. WNCI told the AP that ESPN and MTV have expressed interest. Williams has already received a $10,000 offer for voice-over work, and a Pennsylvania radio station wants him, too.
After posting a similar message on Facebook, fans explained their own emotional reactions:
In an interview with CBS’s “Early Show,” Williams teared up and gave credit to God:
The Associated Press contributed to this report.