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Life according to Ilona: Meet a 100-year-old cabaret singer still kicking, literally

Posted at 11:08 AM, May 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-18 11:08:37-04

NEW YORK — Meet Ilona Royce-Smithkin, a 100-year-old cabaret singer and artist who's still performing all these years later.

She was one of New York's Very Own for decades, but now performs in Massachusetts' Provincetown.

Ben Aaron caught up with the living legend for some words of wisdom and positivity amid the coronavirus pandemic.