One minute Cheryl Cole, our favourite Geordie singer, was skipping around LA with bouffant hair and a pair of purple trousers. And the next? She’s been fired from the The X Factor USA judging panel and looks set to come back to the UK.
Cheryl’s management have yet to confirm that she’s been dropped from the show, but sources behind-the-scenes claim that it will be announced in the next few hours, and that she’s about to be replaced by X Factor USA presenter Nicole Scherzinger.
Rumours are already rife over why Cheryl has been asked to leave. One source claims that her accent is behind the decision, while another believes that it all comes down to a lack of chemistry between her and Paula Abdul.
And it’s being reported that the decision was actually inevitable, because Cheryl is secretly really homesick. “It hasn’t worked out,” one insider said. “She’s homesick and wants to return to the UK. She’s had enough, but whether she ends up back on UK X Factor is open to speculation.” Watch this space… CR