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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 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] Keep reading »

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 in “Coriolanus,” a play that’s hardly ever assigned in high school English. [EW] — My nerd excitement is telling me to go!
  • Celebrity chameleons have consumed copious calories, forsworn makeup, worn fake noses, and (horror!) gone brunette for good roles. Reminisce over their many changes in this gallery of faces, from Mariah Carey in “Precious” to Oprah in “Beloved.” [Us Weekly] — Mariah Carey is completely unrecognizable with her natural hair and face.
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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] — He could pull a Madonna and buy himself a child from another country instead.
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    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 looks hadn’t been insulted enough, Robin Williams has been asked to play the singer in a biopic. [NY Post] — Poor Susan. Didn’t they see her cute makeover in Harper’s Bazaar?
  • Bob Dylan’s upcoming gig has nothing to do with music. He said, “I am talking to a couple of car companies about being the voice of their GPS system.” [TwentyFourBit] — And I thought the answer is blowin’ in the wind?
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    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 readers there haven’t forgotten. Instead, I’m still getting diatribe-esque comments, many of which have been taken down because they were a hot mess that violates site commenting policy. Honestly, I didn’t think I was saying anything everyone wasn’t already thinking when I wrote that the idea of Susan Boyle on the cover of high-fashion mag Harper’s Bazaar was insane.

    I may not be popular for saying this, but I, for one, would rather see models on the covers of magazines. Let me explain. Keep reading »

    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… Keep reading »

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