Susan Boyle to buy council house and get own statue

By Rory Reynolds

SUPERSTAR singer Susan Boyle is to buy the council house she has lived in since she was a baby.

The Blackburn-born singer met with council officials about taking the first step onto the property ladder – despite now living in a posh apartment in West London.

Her brother Gerry, 55, revealed in an interview over the weekend that she would spend the first of her new found fortune on the modest semi-detached house where she has lived all her life.

He said: “Susan walked into the local council office and told them that although she was living in London, she didn’t want them to rent her house to anyone else.

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Oprah Winfrey’s secret tour of Susan Boyle’s home

boyletva-largeBy Michael MacLeod

A TV crew was given an exclusive guided tour of Susan Boyle’s house yesterday – for the Oprah Winfrey show.

Footage from inside her modest council house in Blackburn, West Lothian, will be beamed to millions of viewers across America when singing sensation Susan is interview by the Queen of American TV.

The US chat show host has had the Scottish spinster on her radar ever since her stunning performance on Britain’s Got Talent.

And yesterday she began to make good her promise of featuring the Scot by having a camera team film a day in the surprise singing sensation’s life.

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