Subo’s Job In Bookies
Global singing star applied for job in bookies.
Our source spotted the multi-millionaire applying for the six-pounds-an-hour job in her home town of Blackburn, West Lothian.
The tipster retained their anonymity.
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MILLIONAIRE singer Susan Boyle stunned punters at her local betting shop — when she strolled in and applied for a cashier’s job on the minimum wage.
The Wild Horses megastar spent five minutes questioning the duty manager about the post after spotting an ad for it in the shop window.
Global sensation SuBo, 52, was told to apply online for the £100-a-week part-time customer service vacancy at Ladbrokes.
The shop is a short walk from her ex-council terraced house.
Deputy shop manager David Corr, 28, said: “Susan Boyle walked into the shop and inquired about the job advertised in our window. We were all in shock.”
A punter who saw her in the bookie’s — attached to the town’s Mill Centre shopping complex — said: “She explained she was really keen on working there and everyone knows who she is and that she lives nearby. The manager laughed at first. But it was clear she was being serious and they couldn’t just dismiss her so gave her all the information.
“Obviously she doesn’t need the money, so I think she saw it as a way of getting out of the house and taking her mind off things.
“I have seen her around the town and she can appear a bit lonely. She likes to be with people who know her and will look out for her.
“You often see her in the shopping centre but I have never seen her come into the bookie’s.
“She is very down to earth and likes the simple things in life. But it was a totally unreal scene for a superstar multi-millionaire to be at the bookie’s asking for a job that pays the minimum wage. I have never seen anything like it.”
The salary for the 16-hour-a-week job starts at £6.31 per hour and rises to £6.45p after training is completed.
However, SuBo’s plans to change her lifestyle may have to wait — her management said she would not be able to take up the post as she is preparing for a 19-date UK tour in March and April.
Single Susan, who has sold more than 19million albums worldwide and is having a film made of her life, applied to work at the same bookie’s shop BEFORE she found stardom but was unsuccessful.
A Ladbrokes spokesman said: “Every applicant is judged on their merits. She’s applied before and it’s great for us that she’s still dreaming the dream.”
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