Published Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010 | 11:59 a.m.
Updated Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010 | 12:49 p.m.
Tonight’s Donny and Marie show at the Flamingo has been canceled, following the death of Marie Osmond’s teenage son, Michael Blosil, on Friday night in Los Angeles.
"My family and I are devastated and in deep shock by the tragic loss of our dear Michael and ask that everyone respect our privacy during this difficult time,” Marie Osmond said today in a statement released this afternoon.
Blosil died after jumping from his apartment about 9 p.m., according to Entertainment Tonight.
Marie Osmond, who has eight children, began a headline act with her brother Donnie at the Flamingo in Sept. 2008. Last July, the Flamingo announced that the Osmonds’ contract was extended through October 2012.
Flamingo One of the more historic hotel-casinos on the Strip, the Flamingo Las Vegas was built in the 1940s as an alternative to the western-themed hotels downtown. With lush gardens, waterfalls and spa, the Flamingo remains a luxurious oasis for visitors on a budget. The resort updated rooms in 2008, dubbed Go Rooms. The Go Rooms feature oversized white vinyl headboards, stylish carpets and sleek, modern furniture.
Included in the resorts 15-acre pool area, is one of the Flamingo’s more unique features: African penguins, Chilean flamingos, Mandarin ducks and Koi fish frolicking in ponds and under three-story waterfalls.
The Flamingo’s 77,000-square-foot casino offers more than 2,000 slots, 70 table games and a 100-seat race and sports book.
Restaurants include a Japanese hibachi, Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville and a posh American eatery called Voga.
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