April 24, 2009
Susan Boyle gets new look
Britain's Got Talent! and YouTube star Susan Boyle has been photographed sporting a new hairdo and more stylish clothes than she wore for her TV debut.
E! News said the 48-year-old singer from Blackburn, Scotland -- who has been described by some as dowdy -- has colored her grey hair brown, gotten her eyebrows plucked and donned pants, a scarf and a faux leather jacket. Her look was captured in photos widely circulated this week.
Her sisters took her to her local salon where she had her monthly trim and a wash in and wash out color put on,a representative for
Talenttold E! News.
That is all.
The Evening Standard said Boyle's makeover was courtesy of the Miss Toner salon, located near her home. Her new hairdo cost $51, while the eyebrow pluck was about $7, the newspaper said.
Much has been said and written about how surprised people were to see an ordinary-looking woman wearing a matronly dress give such a powerhouse performance on
Clips of her appearance on the show have been viewed more than 100 millions time on Web sites such as YouTube.