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Britain's Got Talent judge Piers Morgan today said that singer Susan Boyle was emotionally drained and exhausted after being put under more pressure than any other contestant in the show.

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Give Susan a break, says Morgan

Susan Boyle, who became an overnight star after performing on ITV's Britain's Got Talent, is cracking under the pressure of fame, one of the show's judges said yesterday.

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Britain's Got Talent judge Piers Morgan jumped to Susan Boyle's defence today, saying she has been in "floods of tears" this week as the pressures of fame have taken hold.

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