SuBo 'banned' from America's Got Talent

Susan Boyle pulls out of talent show after Lou Reed bans her singing his hit

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Susan Boyle pulls out of talent show after Lou Reed bans her singing his hit

Susan Boyle was forced to pull out of an appearance on America's Got Talent after US musician Lou Reed banned her from singing one of his greatest hits.

SuBo had been due to sing Perfect Day on the show, but had to cancel at the last minute after Reed refused to let her perform his song.

The 49-year-old Scottish singing sensation was said to be left in tears by the decision.

'Susan is very sensitive and is genuinely upset. This has really knocked her confidence,' a source told the MailOnline.

'She was in a car on the way to the studio when she was told the news and was totally devastated.'

Subo came second on Britain's Got Talent in 2009 and was looking forward to appearing on the US version of the show.

But producers were forced to tell her Reed would not give his permission for her to sing Perfect Day as he's not a fan of her music.

Because there was only two hours left until filming was due to start, SuBo and her backing singers did not have enough time to learn a new song.

She was forced to turn back to Los Angeles airport, reportedly in floods of tears.

Are you a fan of Susan Boyle? Do you think Lou Reed had the right to ban her from singing his song? Share your thoughts in the comments below.



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