Susan Boyle Reveals Asperger's Diagnosis

British singer Susan Boyle revealed today that she has been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism, according to the Associated Press.

The former BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT winner told the London Observer that she visited a specialist a year ago, who noted her "above-average IQ." In the interview, Boyle also opened up about her learning disabilities as a child, and her experiences with being bullied.

"I have always known that I have had an unfair label put upon me," Boyle told the publication interview. "Now I have a clearer understanding of what's wrong and I feel relieved and a bit more relaxed about myself."

Now, Boyle feels a sense of relief from the diagosis.

"Asperger's doesn't define me," she said. "It's a condition that I have to live with and work through, but I feel more relaxed about myself. People will have a much greater understanding of who I am and why I do the things I do."

Known best for her element of surprise and a powerful and heart stopping voice, Susan has become a global top selling artist. The phenomenal album sales, record breaking achievements and multi platinum chart domination- Susan has come a long way from the Britain's Got Talent stage in 2009.

To date her previous four albums, 'I Dreamed a Dream' 'The Gift' 'Someone To Watch Over Me' and 'Standing Ovation' have sold over 20 million copies and stormed to the top of the charts in over 38 countries.

She has had over 130 platinum and gold albums in four years and two Grammy nominations. Her fifth album "Home for Christmas" is released on Monday 25th November 2013 in the UK and is available for pre order on www.amazon.co.uk.




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