Susan Boyle Has Asperger’s Syndrome

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susan boyle asperger's autism
  • Susan Boyle revealed she has Asperger’s syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism. The Scottish singer became famous on “Britain’s Got Talent” in 2009 and received her diagnosis only last year. As a child, she had been told by doctors that she was brain damaged, although she never believed it. [Guardian UK]
  • LaToya Jackson married her longtime friend and business partner, Jeffre Phillips. Mazel tov!  [US Weekly]
  • Leighton Meester is joining the cast of “Of Mice And Men” on Broadway. The revival is starring James Franco and Chris O’Dowd. [Variety]
  • After getting trashed by some people (but not everyone!) for her performance in “The Sound of Music Live,” Carrie Underwood is praying for the “mean people” who “need Jesus.” [Eonline]
  • Siva Kaneswaran from The Wanted is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Nareesha McCaffrey. Mazel tov! [Hello! Magazine]
  • Meredith Baxter from “Family Ties” married her partner Nancy Locke this weekend in Los Angeles. Congrats! [People]
  • “Scandal” creator Shonda Rimes explains what the fuck is going on with Huck and Quinn. Spoilers ahead! [NYmag.com]
  • Paris Hilton’s little brother Barron is threatening to sue Lindsay Lohan for allegedly asking someone to rough him up at Art Basel. [TMZ]
  • McDonald’s in Canada will start offering poutine, which is French fries drenched in gravy and cheese curds. [Neatorama]
  • Here’s way more than you ever wanted to know about eggnog. [Mental Floss]

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