After Riva resident David Correy solidified a spot in the final 16 of The X Factor, the 26-year-old reiterated his dream of using his voice to find his birth mother.
“To my birth mother, where you are, I hope we can reunite, and I’m going to keep on singing until we do,” Correy said.
to become a star and hopefully use his voice to connect with his Brazilian birth mother. Over the past few weeks, the local resident has won the hearts of millions of fans as well as the show’s judges, including Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid.
Since his first appearance The X Factor, Correy said he set out to meet his birth mother. According to Brazilian news outlets, he may not have to wait much longer.
TMZ is reporting that a Brazilian newspaper found Luciene Lima, a woman who watched Correy’s segment on The X Factor and began tracing back the court documents for a son she put up for adoption. The report claims that Lima is Correy’s birth mother.
The Huffington Post reported that DNA testing has not been performed, but that everything else checks out, including Lima’s birth certificate and the orphanage Correy came from.
Patch contacted Correy’s father, Stan Chaney, to see how credible the claims were, but he said the family is restricted from talking to the media while the singing competition continues.
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