Cheryl Cole‘s long-awaited X Factor return really COULD be happening, according to Simon Cowell’s latest comments. Hoorah!
Rumours surrounding the former Girls Aloud star’s return to the hit ITV show have been rife for months now, but the show’s boss himself has now come out and confirmed Cheryl’s potential place on the 2014 judging panel.
Speaking to Bang Showbiz yesterday at the Britain’s Got Talent auditions, the 54-year-old music mogul revealed that the pair are currently in negotiations.
‘To be fair to Cheryl, it hasn’t been about the money with her,’ Simon spilled. ‘It’s about whether she wants to do it and whether she can handle the pressure, so I’m not quite sure yet [if she will come back].’
And just like the fiesty Geordie lass we know and love her to be, Cheryl’s apparently not been making it easy for Cowell when it comes to their one-on-one meetings.
‘She had her poker face on,’ he said, before adding: ‘I thought she looked and sounded the best I’ve seen her in years.’
Well, someone’s full of compliments for Lady Cole. But we have a feeling bribery won’t work on this one, Mr C…
By Robyn Munson