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Brenda Gold Bengals audition: 54-year-old eyes NFL cheerleader tryout

The Cincinnati Bengals cheerleaders perform for the crowd during the game against the Cleveland Browns
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Brenda Gold wants to audition for the NFL's Bengals. The 54-year-old woman wants to try out for Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader squad. Brenda would become the oldest cheerleader in the National Football League, according to a Mar. 1 Fox Sports report. Has Brenda Gold discovered the mythical Fountain of Youth?

Gold is a math teacher and mother of two grown children (pictured here), who just happens to want to get her groove back. No, not by getting married to her "Prince Charming" or going under the knife with a bit of nip and tuck. Instead, at 54, Brenda wants to try out for the Ben-Gals cheerleaders. Imagine that?

While most women at her age are laying back, taking things easy, and counting the days until retirement, the teacher at an Ohio magnet school wants to embark on an age-defying moment in her life.

Wednesday, Brenda appeared on "Live with Kelly and Michael" after becoming a finalist in a special makeover event before a studio audience.

Although she is confident in her ability to shake her money-maker just like the twenty-something spring chickens; Gold is not sure she has the "looks" to make a convincing argument why she should be selected as a Bengals cheerleader.

Sporting long, gray, and stringy locks, she was introduced as one of three finalists for a makeover and trip to the 2014 Oscars. Moments later, she was transformed into a stunning diva with a blonde pixie cut.

Look how sexy this is," said Kelly, followed by Michael who said, "Coming from a guy who came from sports, you can cheer for my team anytime."

On Brenda Gold's Bengals aspirations, her son Matt Gold, 28, shed some light on his mom and shared his belief that she can accomplish whatever she sets her mind to. Apparently, Brenda "thinks of big ideas or projects, and goes at them head-on," he said, and later added that "Cheer leading would be a natural extension of that."

Matt's mom began as a cheerleader in sixth grade and took on three sports in high school. Moreover, she played volleyball at the University of Kentucky and was darn good at it.

However, even the 54-year-old woman knows she has an uphill battle when the May auditions roll around. Still, she's enrolled in dance classes and has plans to work out in the training camp soon.

I really think I can do this," Brenda Gold said about the Bengals auditions.

Undoubtedly, she'll have a band of "cheerleaders" rooting for her back home and around the world.


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