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Kimberley Walsh breaks wrist after fall

March 24th, 2014 4:10am EDT
Kimberley Walsh
Former Girls Aloud singer Kimberley Walsh broke her wrist after taking a spill on Sunday (23Mar14).

The pop star took to Twitter.com to post a photo of her right arm wrapped in bandages and in a sling.

She added the caption, "So I've had an eventful day... Slipped and broke my wrist first break at 32! On a happier note thanks to the lovely nurses in A&E (Accident and Emergency) tonight you were all lovely."

Walsh is also pregnant with her first child with long-term boyfriend Justin Scott, former member of U.K. boyband Triple 8.
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Kimberley Walsh is pregnant

February 24th, 2014 10:30am EST
Kimberley Walsh
Kimberley Walsh is pregnant.
The former Girls Aloud singer and her boyfriend Justin Scott - who have been together for over 10 years - are "so happy" to be expecting their first child together.
Kimberley tweeted: "Justin and I are so happy to let you all know we are having a baby!!! Couldn't wait to share our lovely news with you all (sic)"
Kimberley's former bandmate Nicola Roberts was among the first to send her congratulations to the couple.
She tweeted: "Secrets out!! I am BURSTING with love! Kimberley & Justin are having a baby! I am so happy and so literally beside myself with excitem...
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Sarah Harding launching solo music career

January 27th, 2014 3:10am EST
Sarah Harding
British pop star Sarah Harding is putting the Girls Aloud split behind her by launching a solo music career.

The girl group parted ways for good last year (13) after a decade in the spotlight, and Harding has now confirmed she is working on a solo album.

She posted a picture of a studio microphone on her Twitter.com page, writing, "Guess what Ima (sic) doin?!!... Hardcore Harding new music."

Harding focused on acting projects during her breaks from the pop group, so this will mark her first foray into music without her bandmates.
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Nadine Coyle: 'Ex-fiance is baby's daddy'

October 13th, 2013 8:30pm EDT
Nadine Coyle
Girls Aloud star Nadine Coyle has revealed her ex-fiance, former American football star Jason Bell, is the father of her happy accident baby.

The singer has opened up about her shock pregnancy in a new Hello! interview, naming her on/off lover as the dad.

The 28 year old discovered she was expecting this summer (13) but chose to keep the father's identity a secret; she has now revealed she is five months pregnant and back with Bell.

She tells Hello!, "I think we just forgot to tell everyone we were together... When I said I was pregnant I thought, 'Why's everyone wondering who it is?' Th...
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Cheryl Cole splits from dancer boyfriend

October 9th, 2013 3:00am EDT
Cheryl Cole
British pop star Cheryl Cole has reportedly split from her U.S. dancer beau.

The former Girls Aloud star decided to end her 14-month romance with Tre Holloway due to the pressure of maintaining a long-distance relationship.

A source tells Britain's The Sun, "Cheryl and Tre have tried to make it work but the long-distance relationship and work commitments got the better of them."

The publication claims the pair split over the summer (13), but have maintained a close friendship. Holloway turned out to celebrate Cole's 30th birthday in Las Vegas in June (13) and they were spotted enjoying a...
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Cheryl Cole splits from Tre Hollyoway

October 9th, 2013 2:20am EDT
Cheryl Cole
Cheryl Cole has split from her boyfriend Tre Hollyoway.
The Girls Aloud singer allegedly called time on her 14-month romance with the US dancer this summer because their hectic work schedules and the distance between them proved too difficult.
A source told the Daily Mirror newspaper: "Cheryl and Tre had a brilliant year together but the pressures of long-distance dating eventually became too much.
"Although Cheryl does a lot of work in America, often it is in New York, which is still a good six-hour flight away. The time difference, plus the hectic nature of Cheryl's working schedule, even...
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Nadine Coyle pregnant

August 15th, 2013 4:20am EDT
Nadine Coyle
Pop star Nadine Coyle is expecting a baby.

The former Girls Aloud singer, 28, shared the happy news with fans by posting a snap of herself on Instagram.com, alongside the caption, "I am having a baby".

The singer will be the first member of the Biology hitmakers to become a mother.

Coyle has not gone public with the name of the father, but she was last linked to U.S. businessman Waz Ashayer in 2012.

Girls Aloud split in March after completing a 10 year anniversary tour.
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Cheryl Cole becomes a lady thanks to Simon Cowell

July 2nd, 2013 3:00am EDT
Simon Cowell
Pop star Cheryl Cole is now a member of British aristocracy after Simon Cowell bought her an official title for her 30th birthday.

The former Girls Aloud singer marked the milestone in style over the weekend (28-30Jun13) by partying in Las Vegas and throwing a lavish bash at a huge mansion in Malibu, California.

And to top off her celebrations, she was made a 'Lady' after her former The X Factor boss Cowell bought a plot of land in her name in Fife, Scotland.

Uploading her official landowner certificate, which makes her Lady Cheryl Cole for the next 175 years, she tweets, "I will now be...
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Cheryl Cole hits 30 in Las Vegas

July 1st, 2013 3:20am EDT
Cheryl Cole
British pop star Cheryl Cole turned 30 in style with a wild night out in Las Vegas over the weekend (29-30Jun13).

The former Girls Aloud star headed to Sin City on Saturday (29Jun13) with her dancer boyfriend Tre Holloway and her bandmates and best pals Kimberley Walsh and Nicola Roberts.

Cole's entourage hit the city's top haunt Hakkasan and danced the night away to a set by Scottish DJ Calvin Harris, who previously teamed up with the singer on her track Call My Name.

On Sunday (30Jun13), the day of her birthday, Cole hosted a lavish pool party at a private home in Malibu, California, w...
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Sarah Harding eyes trip to Afghanistan

June 16th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Sarah Harding
British pop star Sarah Harding is planning a trip to Afghanistan to sing for brave U.K. soldiers stationed in the war-torn country.

The former Girls Aloud star is an ambassador for Coming Home, a charity which helps adapt housing for servicemen and women who have lost limbs at war, and admits her work with the organisation has made her keen to visit Camp Bastion, Britain's main military base in the region.

She tells Britain's The People, "I am going to Camp Bastion, I want to see what it's like. I would love to sing for the soldiers, give them that boost. I want to get them all cheering. ...
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Cheryl Cole vows to avoid botox

June 9th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Cheryl Cole
British singer Cheryl Cole has vowed never to undergo invasive surgery to preserve her youthful looks, insisting wrinkles should be worn as a badge of honour.

The former Girls Aloud star reveals that if she was ever tempted to have Botox injections to smooth out her ageing skin, she would face the wrath of her mother, Joan, who disapproves of plastic surgery.

She tells Britain's Notebook magazine, "We earn our wrinkles. It's character, it's the map of your life... I have great role models in my mum and family. The whole Botoxing and surgery thing is like, what? They don't get it, they don...
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Girls Aloud Back In The Studio

May 13th, 2012 6:29pm EDT
Girls Aloud
British pop stars Girls Aloud have ended their lengthy hiatus and are back in the studio to record their first album since 2008's "Out Of Control".

The "Sound of the Underground" hitmakers had previously hinted at plans to mark their 10th anniversary this year, and on Saturday night, their regular songwriting team Xenomania revealed it is back in the the studio with four of the five bandmembers.

In a Twitter.com post, Xenomania wrote, "Prepping to go in the studio with Nadine Coyle Now for new GA sessions...New GA sessions with Nicola Roberts Kimberley J Walsh Sarah Nic Harding in the stu...
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Cheryl Cole Sues Tabloid Over False Romance Article

March 14th, 2012 12:35am EDT
Cheryl Cole
British pop star Cheryl Cole is suing the editors of a U.K. magazine for libel after they published false reports about her love life.

The Girls Aloud beauty found her private life under scrutiny last month when an expose about her alleged romance with former So Solid Crew rapper MC Harvey was splashed across the cover of Now.

In the article, Harvey claimed to have grown close to Cole in 2010 following her split from ex-husband, England soccer star Ashley Cole.

He said, "There was a relationship and an attraction to each other's aura... We've known each other for years. But then (after s...
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Girls Aloud Star Sarah Harding Spends 30th Birthday Alone

November 20th, 2011 5:30pm EST
Sarah Harding
Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding snubbed a joint birthday bash with her bandmate Kimberley Walsh to celebrate her 30th alone in a hotel room, according to a U.K. report.

The British singer held a lavish star-studded bash to mark turning 29 last year, but Harding, who recently split with her fiance Tom Crane and underwent a stint in rehab, refused to fly back from America to party and celebrate the big 3-0 in London.

Harding reportedly "didn’t feel ready" to join her bandmates, including Cheryl Cole and Nicola Roberts, at a London nightclub on Friday.

A source tells Britain's Daily Mirror, ...
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Girls Aloud's Sarah Harding Checks Into Rehab

October 12th, 2011 9:16am EDT
Sarah Harding
British pop star Sarah Harding has checked into rehab to battle depression and alcohol addiction issues.

The Girls Aloud star is seeking help in a clinic outside of the U.K. after struggling to get over her split from fiance Tom Crane last month. The couple planned to wed next year, but the relationship fell apart following a series of arguments.

According to Britain's The Sun, Harding - famed for her heavy partying - turned to alcohol to drown her sorrows.

A source tell the publication, "She's been through a traumatic time in her personal life and had to honor her work commitments on...
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American 'X Factor' Reviewers Prefer Cheryl Cole To Nicole Scherzinger

September 21st, 2011 3:25pm EDT
Cheryl Cole
Cheryl Cole's short-lived role as a judge on the American version of The X Factor has been hailed a success by U.S. TV reviewers, with critics insisting the British singer is more "interesting" than her replacement Nicole Scherzinger.

Simon Cowell fought for the Girls Aloud star to be placed on the panel of the Stateside adaptation of his hit talent show after three hugely successful years as a judge on the British program.

However, he was forced to remove Cole and replace her with the former Pussycat Dolls beauty - who had been hired as the show's co-host - after she failed to impress ...
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Cheryl Cole Makes A Morale Boosting Trip To Afghanistan

September 14th, 2011 8:32am EDT
Cheryl Cole
British singer Cheryl Cole has flown to Afghanistan to visit U.K. troops serving in the war-torn country.

The Girls Aloud star made her way to the country's Helmand Province on Tuesday night to surprise servicemen and women.

Cole underwent special training to prepare for the hostile environment she will tour during her visit, which marks 10 years of British operations in the country.

Her morale-boosting trip is being filmed as part of the annual Pride of Britain Awards, which will air on U.K. TV next month.

A source tells Britain's Daily Mirror, "Cheryl's amazed by the courage of all...
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Cheryl Cole Lands Her First Hollywood Film Role

August 12th, 2011 8:38am EDT
Cheryl Cole
British singer Cheryl Cole has bounced back from her embarrassing departure from The X Factor by landing a role alongside Cameron Diaz and Jennifer Lopez in What To Expect When You're Expecting.

The Girls Aloud star was already a hit judge on the British version of the show when Simon Cowell drafted her in to sit on the new panel as he took the series to the U.S. earlier this year.

However, the brunette beauty failed to impress executives at Fox, and she was axed from the line-up in favor of Nicole Scherzinger.

Cole has kept a low profile since the debacle, but now the Brit is ready to...
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Simon Cowell Confesses He Got Cheryl Cole Move 'Wrong'

August 7th, 2011 1:30pm EDT
Simon Cowell
Simon Cowell has confessed he bungled his efforts to launch Cheryl Cole's career in the U.S., admitting he was "wrong" to remove her from the judging panel on America's The X Factor.

Girls Aloud singer Cole hit headlines earlier this year when she exited the newly-launched U.S. version of Cowell's hit TV show just days after it began shooting. Cowell expected her to return to her former role as a judge and mentor on the U.K. series - but Cole left the franchise altogether, turning her back on Cowell.

Now, he has revealed he hoped Cole's return to Britain would have been "good" for her c...
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Nicole Scherzinger Officially Appointed Judge On U.S. 'X Factor'

June 6th, 2011 2:29pm EDT
Nicole Scherzinger
Nicole Scherzinger has officially been announced as British singer Cheryl Cole's replacement on the judging panel of America's The X Factor.

Simon Cowell, the brains behind the talent search, fought hard to land his protégée a place on the judging panel after she became a hit on the original U.K. version. However, Cole was axed after wannabes reportedly struggled to understand her heavy northern English accent during the audition process.

Cowell's representative confirmed the music mogul was doing everything he could to find the Girls Aloud beauty a place on the forthcoming reality show...
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Simon Cowell Still Wants Cheryl Cole For U.S. 'X Factor'

June 6th, 2011 8:38am EDT
Simon Cowell
Simon Cowell is in discussions with U.S. TV executives to reinstate his British pop star protégée Cheryl Cole as a judge on the American version of The X Factor.

The music mogul fought hard to land the Girls Aloud star a place on the panel after she was a hit on the British version of the show. However, after wannabes auditioning in the U.S. failed to understand Cole's heavy northern English accent, she was allegedly dropped after just four days.

Cole has gone into hiding since the news broke, and no official statement has been released on the rumors - but now Cowell's publicist has rev...
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Lily Allen Attacks Newspaper Over "Cry-Baby" Remarks

May 30th, 2011 6:00pm EDT
Lily Allen
British singer Lily Allen has lashed out at a U.K. newspaper columnist after she was branded an "over-privileged cry-baby" in an article.

Writer Julie Burchill penned a column for Britain's The Sun newspaper in support of pop star Cheryl Cole after the Girls Aloud singer was axed from the panel of the U.S. version of The X Factor.

Burchill heaped praised on Cole for sticking to her working class roots, comparing her favorably to Allen, who she dismissed as a "public-school tool" due to her privileged upbringing.

In her column, she writes, "I ADORE Cheryl Cole... I adore the way she sp...
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Lady Gaga Wrote 'Judas' About Ex-Boyfriend

May 23rd, 2011 9:42am EDT
LAdy Gaga
Lady Gaga has confirmed she wrote her new track Judas about a lover who broke her heart, just days after she announced her split from boyfriend Luc Carl.

The pop superstar encompasses biblical themes in her latest release and was heavily criticized by Christian groups for the imagery used in the accompanying music video.

Gaga has now revealed the religious overtones hide a deeply personal meaning behind the lyrics as she is singing about a boyfriend who betrayed her. The news comes less than two weeks after Gaga confirmed her relationship with heavy metal drummer Carl has come to an end...
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'X-Factor' Judge Cheryl Cole Wears Revealing Low-Cut Dress In Cannes

May 13th, 2011 4:00pm EDT
Cheryl Cole
All eyes were on Cheryl Cole as she strolled the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival today. We can't imagine why, can you?

The British singer has been confirmed as a judge on the U.S. version of "The X Factor," which will debut in September. The Girls Aloud star has appeared on the panel of the U.K. show for the last three years alongside Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and Dannii Minogue.

The new show has already started filming, and her strong accent reportedly left some contestants scratching their heads. Chezza - as they call her across the pond - hails from Newcastle upon Tyne in the no...
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Will Cheryl Cole's Thick 'Geordie' Accent Affect The Success Of The U.S. Version Of 'The X Factor'?

May 12th, 2011 4:19pm EDT
Cheryl Cole
Cheryl Cole, a former singer in British girl-group Girls Aloud, will be coming to TV sets across America this fall as a judge on Simon Cowell's new music talent search show, The X Factor.

The gorgeous singer is a stranger to the U.S., but not to The X Factor - she served as a judge on the fifth & sixth seasons of the original British version of the show. Simon Cowell, creator & fellow judge on the series, spoke very highly of her when he first convinced her to do the show.

"I knew she was going to be good because she speaks like normal people speak. People can relate to that. And I think ...
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Cheryl Cole Will Judge U.S. 'X Factor'

May 5th, 2011 11:27am EDT
Cheryl Cole
British singer Cheryl Cole has been confirmed as a judge on the U.S. version of "The X Factor."

The Girls Aloud star has appeared on the panel of the U.K. show for the last three years alongside Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and Dannii Minogue.

Speculation has been rife over who Cowell would pick to judge the upcoming American version of the talent series when it launches later this year, with Nicole Scherzinger, Jessica Simpson and Nicki Minaj among the names rumored to be on the shortlist.

Music mogul Antonio 'L.A.' Reid made it onto The X Factor panel alongside Cowell - and on Thursday it...
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Emma Watson Named Britain's Best Dressed Woman

May 3rd, 2011 12:00pm EDT
Emma Watson
"Harry Potter" star Emma Watson has cast her spell over the fashion world - she's been named Britain's best dressed woman in a new poll.

The actress has proved her style credentials since rising to fame by becoming a regular in the front row of fashion shows and acting as muse and model for British fashion house Burberry.

And the dramatic pixie crop Watson debuted last year has seemingly boosted her appeal - she has knocked pop singer Cheryl Cole off the top of British magazine Glamour's best dressed list.

The Girls Aloud star was pushed into second place, while "Twilight" actress Kriste...
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Kimberley Walsh To Host Royal Wedding Party

April 26th, 2011 3:51pm EDT
Kimberley Walsh
Girls Aloud star Kimberley Walsh is hosting a party for her pals on Friday to celebrate Prince William's wedding.

The British royal will exchange vows with Kate Middleton at London's Westminster Abbey and singer Walsh is gathering all her friends together to watch the nuptials on TV.

She tells Britain's OK! magazine, "Royal wedding fever has hit - I'm so excited! I've met Prince Charles a few times, so it's a shame I didn't get an invite - I'll have to settle for watching it at home."

"I've been nominated to hold a party and I've got a magnum of champagne to crack open. I can't wait t...
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Justin Bieber Looking To Hook Up With Cheryl Cole?

April 24th, 2011 7:25pm EDT
Justin Bieber and Cheryl Cole
Justin Bieber has taken an interest in British singer Cheryl Cole lately, however not as one might expect. Recently he saw pictures of her home in a magazine and the "Baby" singer says she's renting her home in the wrong part of town.

"I saw the place she was renting in a magazine and she is in the wrong part of L.A. for sure. I have a place in L.A. and so many of my buddies have great places. I can help show her round the properties in the best and coolest areas. Where I really want to show her is in the Hills," he says.

Justin thinks his property buying advice can help the former Girls ...
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Show Insider Says Jessica Simpson is a Front-runner to Judge on 'The X Factor'

March 2nd, 2011 11:32pm EST
Jessica Simpson
Simon Cowell's new talent show, The X Factor, may be getting its first judge to sit alongside the former American Idol icon - Jessica Simpson.

"There [are] loads of conversations happening at the moment," an insider told PEOPLE magazine. "No one has been offered a judging role yet as new names keep coming forward who want the role, but there are some front-runners and it's fair to say Jessica is one of them. She's very keen."

"She knows what she is talking about [and] is talented and likable," the source adds.

The X Factor got its start in the U.K. in 2004, and Cowell left American Idol ...
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