CS shares some trivia about the singer.
>> She found a stalker in her home, a middle-aged American woman. Simon Cowell ordered extra security from Edinburgh for the shaken Boyle.
>> She declined an invite to the Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington DC because she felt nervous about appearing in front of so many celebrities.
>> She inherited her singing ability from her late father, who fought in World War II.
>> To get to the audition that made her a star, she took six different buses.
>> The first thing she did with her earnings was to buy her £80,000 four-bedroom council house, which had been rented to her family for more than 50 years. She also bought a fridge and new suit.