Rosie O'Donnell told PEOPLE magazine over the weekend that she finally saw the human side of Simon Cowell after his honest response upon hearing the Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle and that she was a big fan of the Scottish Boyle.
But on her blog, O'Donnell clarified her statements to PEOPLE, remarking that she spoke to "a reporter who had no tape recorder, that was her version of my sentiment, not accurate at all" You can read here comments here.
Rosie O'Donnell also wrote a very inspiring poem entry on Susan Boyle on her blog that you can view by going here.
"That moment is what every artist tries to capture," O'Donnell remarked to PEOPLE. "Here is this freaky miss, a fat, ugly girl, like Shrek comes to life, directing energy towards her soul. This was so rare ... something authentic in a world that is usually manufactured. It was a perfect moment which will never happen again." O'Donnell added, "We should enjoy it for what it was." To read the PEOPLE feature click here.
The unassuming 47 year old Susan Boyle wowed the judges with her performance in the auditions for the latest season of Britains Got Talent, singing "I Dreamed A Dream" from Les Miserables.
Boyle, an unemployed woman who's "nearly 48," talked about her cat, and joked around with the judges, noting that she had "never been kissed." The entire audience prepared for the worst as she began her song, but, once she starting singing the crowd and judges were transported by her emotional and theatrical take on the number!