06/29/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Susan Boyle Goes Into Hiding

British singing sensation Susan Boyle is tasting the dark side of fame. Hounded by the press and allegedly caught dropping the F-bomb in public -- Britain's best-selling newspaper The Sun has dubbed her Ramboyle -- the demure spinster from Scotland has ducked out of view. But, after one of the show's judges, Piers Morgan, suggested she was considering dropping out of the competition, Boyle insists the show will go on.

"I've spent weeks rehearsing -- it's all I've been thinking about. I'm not going to throw away my big chance now," Boyle, 48, who has moved to a secret location, said in a statement posted on the Britain's Got Talent Web site. She wants "nothing more than to stay and sing," she says.

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