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Glamorous Jules is a hit as Susan Boyle

A young Dublin woman has been signed to a London-based lookalike agency, to make a career out of impersonating Susan Boyle, star of Britain's Got Talent.

Jules Coll (30) looks just like the Scottish singing sensation before she was given a Hollywood make-over, and she has already performed at Dublin's 98 Jingle Ball Christmas Party.

She performs a mimed rendition of Susan's famous audition for the British TV show, and is hoping to mould her career doing corporate events and family occasions.

The make-up artist hopes to go full-time at London agency Susan Scott Lookalikes to make her millions performing just like 'SuBO'.

Jules said: "I'm such a fan and have every respect for her. It's a lot of pressure performing in front of an audience but if I could be her full-time, I would."

"It's not the most flattering look but life as Susan Boyle is amazing," she admitted.

Now Jules has flown to London in the hope of finding her dream, and, for the moment, she is single like the more famous Scottish woman.

"I don't have a boyfriend and I'm a little rotund but I hope someone will see the funny side of me being a Susan Boyle impersonator and love me no matter how I look," she said.

Dressed up, Coll looks uncannily like Susan Boyle, with her thick eyebrows, double chin and a noticeable swagger.

But for the moment, the impersonator has been performing at corporate events, personal appearances, weddings, parties, and private events.

And she even performed at 'Le Cabaret Cirque' burlesque ball on New Year's Eve at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin.

Susan Boyle shot to international fame when she appeared on Britain's Got Talent on April 11, 2009 singing I Dreamed a Dream from the musical Les Miserables.

Her first album was released in November 2009 and debuted as the number one best-selling CD on charts around the globe.

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