In what’s possibly the oddest news of the weekend, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has been forced to deny spending time with Craig David. Er.
It was reported that Cheryl, 32, had been hanging out with the 34-year-old singer in recent weeks, with Craig ‘helping her through’ her alleged marriage split from husband Jean-Bernard.
But how did they meet? Well, they were said to have formed a ‘tight bond’ after Craig performed with Cheryl’s X Factor act Reggie N Bollie on the reality show just before Christmas.
Apparently, they’re now ‘close friends’, with a source telling The Sun: ‘The atmosphere was electric when they met on The X Factor set.
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‘Cheryl has needed fun and friendship in recent months and Craig has given her that. They speak a lot and there is something special between them. Watch this space.’
However, Chezza has now hit back at these rumours. A representative tells Metro: ‘Cheryl only met and spoke to Craig at X Factor.’
TBH, Cheryl’s been pretty busy over the past few weeks.
She flew out to Barbados to see her BFF and ex-Girls Aloud bandmate Kimberley Walsh get hitched to her long-term love Justin Scott in January.
Both she and GA’s Nicola Roberts stepped up to become Kimberz’ bridesmaids. And by the sounds of, it was one emotional wedding.
Before the nuptials, Cheryl uploaded a throwback Instagram snap of herself and the bride, penning the moving words: ‘I don’t know how I ever got so fortunate to find, share & grow the past 14 years of my life with such an amazing, beautiful, kind, considerate and genuine true friend.. [sic].
‘This journey we have shared growing from girls to young women has shaped us into the people we are today. And I could not be more proud of the woman, mother & very soon to be wife you are and have became..
‘I love you soooo much. I am honoured to share with you one of the happiest days of your life.’