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Susan Boyle on her mental-health clinic stay and her new album

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Where do we get a Susan Boyle doll? Did you see that cute little thing during Boyle’s interview with the Today show’s Meredith Vieira this morning?

Boyle said her sudden fame’s “impact is a lot like a demolition ball.” Looking pert in a short red-tinged hairdo and purple dress, Boyle was her usual impish self.

She teased Vieira about the “secrets” surrounding the album she’s recording, saying it won’t be all ballads, and that there’ll be “surprises.” (A duet with Willie Nelson, Susan?)

Boyle was matter-of-fact about her five-day stay in the Priory Mental Health Clinic for exhaustion. “It was deemed necessary,” she said simply. “I just needed a rest.”

More of Vieira’s interview with Boyle will air tonight during the 9 p.m. edition of America’s Got Talent.

Did you watch the Today interview? What did you think? And, oh yes: Would you buy one of those Susan Boyle dolls?