Inside BGT star Susan Boyle's love life 13 years after show that made her famous returns

BRITAIN'S Got Talent is due to make its highly-anticipated return this weekend – with a range of new talent hitting our TV screens.

It will no doubt have fans thinking back to past series – including the iconic performance made by singer Susan Boyle.

Susan, 61, rose to fame in the 2009 series of the hit ITV talent show – after wowing the judges with her rendition of I Dreamed A Dream.

She dazzled Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden and Piers Morgan with her singing voice in what has since been described as the show's "most iconic" moment of all time.

In a study conducted by McVitie's – Susan was voted as the "most iconic BGT moment" by a huge 71% of the British public.

Since her debut – and being crowned runner-up in the competition – Susan has gone on to perform all over the world to adoring fans.


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Despite the songstress from Blackburn having millionaire status and travelling the globe, she keeps her personal life under wraps.

Susan has been unlucky in her love life – and recently revealed she planned to stay unmarried for life as it she had left it "too long".

The star has only ever had one boyfriend who was known to the public after she revealed they had gone out on dates.

She started the romantic relationship aged 53 – shortly after her career debut – with an American doctor who she met in a hotel.

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Despite her connection with the man, the relationship failed to develop into anything long term between them.

Opening up on the relationship, she told Lady Magazine she believed it ended because she felt marriage wasn't right for her.

"I did have a gentleman friend, a doctor. We went for lunch but I didn't tell anyone," she explained.

"But if I had a man friend it would be purely platonic – I've been on my own too long now to get married.

"I don’t want to say any more about who he is right now as that would be unfair. We are around the same age and he was a nice guy."

Despite not settling into a relationship, the star has revealed how she has regrets about not having any children.

Susan told The Sun: "When things quieten down a bit I would like to get into fostering," she told the publication.

"I love kids. I’ve never had any of my own, that’s my biggest regret, but I love kids. They’re good fun to be with."

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This week, Britain's Got Talent is set to return to screens for the first time after a two-year hiatus.

Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams will return to the judging panel, with Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly as hosts.

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