And lothario-comedian Brand, 33, who has previously confessed taking hundreds of girls to bed, said the singing sensation was better without him. "I don't think I should be the one to do that. Susan deserves a nice strapping farmer from the North," the Sun quoted him as saying.
But Brand, whose past ladies have included model Kate Moss, actor Andrew Sach's dancer granddaughter Georgina Baillie, said he loved listening to the church volunteer from Scotland. He confessed he was "quite charmed" with her jaw-dropping performance of I Dreamed A Dream, from Les Miserables, on the talent show that had won her thousands of admirers all over the world.
He added: "It's very moving to see latent talent realised."