BBC NEWS | UK | Susan Boyle 'admitted to clinic'
Britain's Got Talent's star Susan Boyle has been admitted to a private London clinic, it is being reported.
The Sun said the Scottish singer has been admitted to the Priory clinic with exhaustion a day after she was runner-up in ITV1 talent show final.
Police were called to a London hotel on Sunday at 1800 BST to doctors assessing a woman under the Mental Health Act, Scotland Yard confirmed.
That woman was taken voluntarily by ambulance to a clinic, they said.
At the request of doctors, police accompanied the ambulance.
The Priory Clinic said: "We can neither confirm nor deny the reports."
Dance group Diversity beat the West Lothian singer to be named the winner of the talent show on Saturday night in a final watched by an audience of 18 million.
On Sunday, it emerged Boyle was taking time off on the advice of a doctor.
Television company talkbackThames released a statement: "Following Saturday night's show, Susan is exhausted and emotionally drained.
"She has been seen by her private GP who supports her decision to take a few days out for rest and recovery."
"We offer her our ongoing support and wish her a speedy recovery."
The singer became an international singing sensation after first performing "I Dreamed A Dream" in the contest, a song she reprised for the final.
Her performances have attracted millions of hits on video-sharing websites and led to an appearance on the Oprah Winfrey show.