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Susan Boyle Buys Car Despite Unable to Drive

November 27, 2010 (3:57 am) GMT
She can no longer takes the bus so she prefers to spend a portion of her huge income for a car and a chauffeur.

Scottish singing sensation is investing a chunk of her fortune in a new car - and she's even paying for a chauffeur to transport her around as she can't drive. The star shot to fame last year on U.K. TV show "" and she has since earned more than $15 million from personal appearances and her successful debut album, "".

Despite living on a meagre $450 weekly allowance handed to her by her management team, Boyle is planning to use some of her cash to buy a car - but she has no plans to take to the wheel herself. She tells Britain's The Sun. "Me on the road? Aaaargh no! I'd rather be driven. They'd be saying, 'Get her off the road now!' "

"A car is purely a necessity - I can't drive and I'm not going on buses. When I go on buses there are always problems with people going, 'Oh, there's that lass (woman), she used to be on the telly'."

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