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Susan Boyle Has Asperger’s Syndrome

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 Jackso…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 9, 2013

Quickies: Sharon Osbourne Was Awful To Susan Boyle & Republican Congressman Destroys Pledge

Sharon Osbourne goes mean on the radio with “Opie & Anthony” while talking about “Britain’s Got Talent” sweetheart, Susan Boyle, saying she’d been hit “with the ugly stick.” [Popeater] — Oy. Seriously, lacking grace, Sharon.
Shakespeare is coming back to the big screen with another new face. Gerard Butler and Ralph Fiennes will perform i…

By: Erica Maxwell / November 5, 2009

Quickies: Susan Boyle’s Single Has Been Leaked & Prince Harry’s Girl Did Jack Osbourne

Susan Boyle’s first single was leaked. [The Sun] — To tell you the truth, I’ve never listened to a whole performance by this woman, and I don’t plan to even though she has an album.
Elton John can’t adopt a boy from the Ukraine because he is too old and isn’t traditionally married. [Fox News]…

By: Annika Harris / September 14, 2009

Quickies!: Paula Abdul To Host VH1’s “Divas”

On September 17, you can catch Paula Abdul in her first post-“American Idol” gig—on VH1’s “Divas.” She’ll host the special, which will feature performances by peeps like Kelly Clarkson, Miley Cyrus and Leona Lewis. [PopCrunch] — Don’t get us started on whether these three actually qualify for the word “diva.”
As if Susan Boyle’s look…

By: Nikki Dowling / August 25, 2009

Where Have All the Models Gone?

In the furor over the surprisingly glam Susan Boyle Harper’s Bazaar pics that came out recently, some of you may have forgotten early rumors that she’d be on the mag’s cover rather than an inside feature story.

Well, I wrote about the rumors for another site a few weeks ago and the reader…

By: Lily Q / August 7, 2009

Boyle’s Got Style (And We Love!)

Now that we’ve had a night to take it all in, us Frisky-folk are absolutely obsessed with Susan Boyle’s Harper’s Bazaar photo shoot results! If you haven’t already, take a look-see at the photos…

By: Nina Carbone / August 6, 2009

Quickies!: Susan Boyle Likes Being “Short And Plump”!

Susan Boyle gets glam in the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar. The singer comments on her fast rise to fame, but says she is not getting Botox and is fine with the way she looks – “short and plump.” [Us Weekly] – Thank you Susan for not giving into the superficial pressure of Hollywood! You…

By: Daniela Guernica / August 5, 2009

Susan Boyle Snags Cover of Harper’s Bazaar

Remember Susan Boyle’s “makeover” well turns out this time she really did get a makeover and a brand spankin new attitude! The hard work has paid off and she will be featured on the cover of Harper Bazaar’s September issue. All this business about secret locations and designer dresses leads us to believe that it…

By: Deborah Findling / July 22, 2009

Grandma Lee: America’s Own Susan Boyle

Grandma Lee, a contestant on last night’s episode of “America’s Got Talent,” doesn’t sing, dance, or do magic. She simply tells jokes — ones you wouldn’t expect a 75-year-old grandmother to tell. I thought the show was setting her up to bomb, but she really was kind of funny and had great delivery.

By: Annika Harris / July 9, 2009

Who’s To Blame For The Dark Side Of Reality TV?

Susan Boyle is one reality TV contestant who let fame go to her head. And by that, I mean she had a breakdown as a result of the celebrity that was thrust upon her after appearing on “Britain’s Got Talent.” But she’s not alone. Paula Goodspeed committed suicide outside “American Idol” judge Paula Abdul’s home…

By: Annika Harris / June 16, 2009

Susan Boyle Costs $16,000 Per Minute

It’ll cost you a whole lot to get Susan Boyle to sing a little ditty at your next party. The “Britain’s Got Talent” star is charging $203K for a 12-minute set—if you do the math, that comes out to about $16,000 per minute. This is the most preposterous thing I’ve heard in days, but corporate…

By: Justine Fields / June 15, 2009

Quickies! Susan Boyle Has Been Through A Lot

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After being thrust into the limelight, Susan Boyle has experienced a tumultuous seven weeks. But even as she sits in a mental institution, she claims she has no regrets. [CNN] — The lady can sing, but we’re afraid she’s not quite built for fame.
Kate Gosselin wasn’t born with…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 3, 2009

Lily Allen Calls Susan Boyle “Over-Rated”

The are two ways celebrities who need a little attention can guarantee publicity. Actually, scratch that, there are many ways celebs can get publicity, including sex tapes, pregnancy rumors, dramatic break-ups, and quickie marriages. But the two strategies that seem to be the most popular lately are the always-successful yo-yo dieting blitz, as perfected by…

By: Wendy Atterberry / May 26, 2009

Susan Boyle Got A Brand New Tune

She’s baaaaack! Susan Boyle returned to the “Britain’s Got Talent” stage on Sunday to perform in the semi-finals. She chose to sing “Memory,” from the musical Cats — so what do you think? Was Susan’s latest everything the hype made her out to be?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 26, 2009

Woman Watches Susan Boyle’s YouTube Video 1000 Times, Makes Tribute Dolls

Susan Boyle hasn’t even won “Britain’s Got Talent,” yet she’s already sealed her place in pop-culture history with a tiny doll created in her likeness. Created by 46-year-old Debbie Ritter from Illinois, who says she’s watched Boyle’s YouTube video “literally one thousand times,” the dolls are made from clothes pegs, wire, and clay. Ritter painstakingly…

By: Wendy Atterberry / May 18, 2009

Quick Pic: “That’s My 40 Oz.!”

Susan Boyle gets a surprise delivery of Irn Bru, a carbonated soft drink. She was leaving her house when the Irn Bru truck was passing her home. The driver screeched to a stop to give Boyle a hug and a free bottle. [UK, 4/30/09]…

By: Annika Harris / April 30, 2009

Judging Susan Boyle On Her Looks Was Mean, But Natural

Ever since the video of Susan Boyle singing “I’ve Dreamed A Dream” hopped onto the internet, the world has been talking about her awe-inspiring performance on “Britain’s Got Talent.” This 47-year-old, unmarried, frumpy cat-owner shocked the show’s judges, the studio audience, and YouTube viewers by looking like one thing and sounding like another.

By: Catherine Strawn / April 27, 2009

Quickies!: Britney Spears Loses Her Hair Again

Brit-Brit’s extensions were left behind during one of her aerial concert stunts. [Dlisted]
Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt are besties with disgraced governor Rod Blagojevich. Just kidding! Even Spencer looks a little uncomfortable posing in this photo for NBC’s “I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here!” [Perez Hilton] — Heidi look…

By: Annika Harris / April 24, 2009

Quickies!: Susan Boyle Is Funny Too

Susan Boyle was kidding when she told “Britain’s Got Talent” judges that she’d never been kissed. [DListed]
Michael Lohan had to give his two cents about Lindsay’s interview with Ellen DeGeneres. He says he only cheated on her mother Dina when they were separated and that God is working to help Lindsay. [Perez Hilton]
Pla…

By: Annika Harris / April 23, 2009

Susan Boyle Offered Big Money To Lose Her V-Card On Film

Scottish songstress Susan Boyle needs a makeover, but L.A.-based Kick Ass Films doesn’t care. The company offered Boyle $1 million to lose her V-card on camera. [NY Daily News] — But this isn’t the first time a tabloid fave has been offered cash to get down and dirty.

By: Nikki Dowling / April 23, 2009
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