Gamugate: Simon Cowell drafts lawyers in to help Gamu Nhengu immigration battle

Simon Cowell has thrown his weight behind the campaign to save snubbed X Factor star Gamu Nhengu from deportation to Zimbabwe, it was revealed today.

The music mogul’s lawyers have been drafted in to help the 18-year-old singer in her battle to stay in the UK.

The prospect of being sent back to her homeland has been hanging over the teenager after her mother’s visa application was turned down.

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Cheryl Cole treated in hospital for malaria

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A spokesperson for Cheryl Cole has confirmed that she is being treated in hospital for malaria.

It follows news yesterday that the singer has cancelled all work commitments for this week following advice from doctors.

The ‘X Factor’ judge reportedly collapsed at the weekend during a photo shoot for her new album at a North London studio. Read the rest of this entry »

Cheryl Cole opts for the jungle hot look

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Fresh from her Woman Of The Year win at the Glamour Awards in London last night, Cheryl Cole dashed up to Glasgow this morning to kick off the first round of X Factor auditions.

And it wasn’t just her outfit that was new, as the new judges line-up – albeit temporary was unveiled in Glasgow. Read the rest of this entry »

Cheryl Cole and close friend dancer Derek Hough

Cheryl Cole and close friend dancer Derek Hough

Cheryl Cole appears to be doing just fine despite the end of her marriage and her close friend with Derek Hough has no doubt got plenty to do with it.

The singer was all smiles as she arrived back at her hotel after a night of clubbing with the dancer in Paris.

And, although they walked into the through different entrances, the pair were spotted back together inside waiting for a lift to their respective floors. Read the rest of this entry »

How to sum up Cheryl Cole’s diva makeover in 3 Words

Cheryl Cole’s solo career has got off to a flying start.

And perhaps now hoping to emulate the success of superstars Mariah Carey and Beyonce Knowles, Cheryl has ditched her street dance gear for a gown fit for a diva along with suitably styled big hair.

In her debut solo video for Fight For This Love, Cheryl Cole tried to show a new, edgy fashion sense with her military chic.

But as she teams up with Black Eyed Peas rapper Will.I.Am for the atmospheric love song 3 Words, the X Factor judge is sporting a more feminine look.

The net result is, sorry to say it, very regal but a bit on the dull side. Read the rest of this entry »

X Factor judge Cheryl Cole and husband Ashley rare display of togetherness


The couple were spotted enjoying a night out in London with Girls Aloud bandmate Nicola Roberts.

The X Factor judge‘s £160,000 wedding ring, which disappeared from her hand two nights in a row on last week’s programme, was firmly back in place.


Earlier in the evening, Ashley dutifully watched his wife perform her single Fight For This Love at the Children In Need concert held at the Royal Albert Hall. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Cheryl Cole’s love life losing the X Factor?


Cheryl Cole spends weeks planning her X Factor outfits in minute detail, from the designer shoes to go with her dress to the shade of varnish on her perfectly manicured nails.

But this week a vital part of her wardrobe was missing – the diamond sparkler on her left hand.

The £160,000 ring, which her footballer husband Ashley Cole bought her to replace her wedding ring, only reappeared in public in September after nine months in her drawer. Read the rest of this entry »