Susan Boyle claims she can feel her mother Bridget's spirit everyday and thinks she is the reason she became famous.
Susan Boyle believes her mother's ghost is with her ''all the time''.
The 52-year-old singer - who shot to fame on 'Britain's Got Talent' in 2009 - thinks her mum Bridget, who died just before she found success, is by her side every day.
She said: ''I made a promise to my mum that I would do something with my life.
''Spiritually, she's with me all the time. She has had a word with someone upstairs, because I wouldn't have had this otherwise. There has been some sort of intervention in some way. I do feel that.''
However, despite claiming she can feel Bridget's spirit, she admits when she passed away she struggled to pull herself together.
Speaking to The Observer newspaper, she explained: ''I felt as if the cord had been broken emotionally and I didn't know what to do. My weight went down and my house was a bit of a mess. I had to get social services in. I couldn't cope at all.''
The Scottish star also lost her brother and her sister, Kathleen - whom she was particularly close to - 13 years ago, and admits she still finds it hard to cope because she doesn't have the ''security'' of family.
She said: ''You never think of a brother or sister dying. You think they will be there for you. When they're not, it's not only a shock, but you have a sense of unfairness about it all. It made me a bit angry, lashing out at people. It's something that even today I still struggle with, not just Kathleen's death, but other people who have been close to me. It doesn't do a lot for your security.
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