Susan Boyle Revealed She Was Bullied For Years After Doctors Misdiagnosed Her With Brain Damage
January 10, 2019 13:32 By Fabiosa
Susan Boyle is a person with an exceptional talent who had to go through the hard times to become who she is now. As a child, Susan was misdiagnosed with brain damage which almost turned her life upside down.
A voice that stole people’s hearts
Nowadays, the name of Susan Boyle is well-known worldwide. The Scottish singer stole people’s hearts since her breathtaking appearance in the season 3 of Britain’s Got Talent, where she got the second place.
After her triumph in the British show, Susan went on conquering the United States. The singer participated in the season 4 of American’s Got Talent.
Susan Boyle is not afraid of competition and difficulties. Since her early years, this brave woman knew what it feels like to fight for her ‘place under the sun’.
High price of the doctors’ mistake
As a child, Boyle was misdiagnosed with brain damage. The medical mistake cost Susan a lot. Little Susan was bullied by her classmates because she was not like the rest of them. The label of ‘brain-damaged’ turned Susan’s childhood into a nightmare.
In an interview with The Guardian, Boyle confessed she always had a feeling her diagnosis was wrong. The singer addressed a Scottish specialist, who confirmed her surmise. Susan was misdiagnosed. The real condition she was suffering with was Asperger’s, a high-functioning form of autism.
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.
Comeback of a legend
At the beginning of 2019, Boyle made a sudden comeback to AGT’s stage. The singer agreed to participate in the Champions season of the iconic show.
For her first performance, Boyle chose an eternal hit Wild Horses by the legendary The Rolling Stones. Her gorgeous voice and emotional singing generated a standing ovation.
Susan Boyle is a woman of strong will and faith in the best. She is a vivid example of a person who will work hard and struggle all difficulties to make her dream come true.