The singing Susan Boyle

Published: 21 November, 2013 05:56 IST | The Centrestage Team |

Susan Boyle's life might be recreated on celluloid with Meryl Streep essaying her character.

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.  

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