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Susan Boyle Reveals She Has Asperger's
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Scottish singer Susan Boyle has revealed that she has Asperger syndrome.
Boyle told the Observer that she discovered that she had the disorder, a form of autism, after seeing a doctor a year ago but has kept it a secret until now.
"I went to seek a diagnosis from a Scottish specialist. Nobody told me to," she revealed to the Observer. "I thought I had a more serious illness and couldn't function properly."
The 52-year-old Britain's Got Talent alum says that she is relieved by the diagnosis because she was misdiagnosed with brain damage as a child.
"I was told I had brain damage. I always knew it was an unfair label. Now I have a clearer understanding of what's wrong and I feel relieved and a bit more relaxed about myself," Boyle said.
Boyle, who recently released her fifth studio album and second Christmas album Home for Christmas, says »