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Thursday 19 April 2018

Cowell put Cole in 'top league'

Simon Cowell says he would happily work with Cheryl Cole again, even though their falling out was 'pretty bad'
Simon Cowell says he would happily work with Cheryl Cole again, even though their falling out was 'pretty bad'

Simon Cowell has insisted that he turned Cheryl Cole into a superstar.

The music mogul said that he would work with the Call My Name singer and former X Factor judge again "in a heartbeat".

But he told GQ magazine: "To be honest with you, even though we went through that pretty horrible period, I could look Cheryl in the eye and say (that) what I did do for her in those two years really propelled her into a different league."

Simon insisted that he and Cheryl "still have that connection" despite her axing from the US X Factor.

"That's why we fell out so badly, because when you're really, really close and you trust someone and you feel that person you trust has let you down - and she did feel that I had let her down - it hurts," he said.

"It hurt me that she was upset, and I didn't want that to happen... It all ended pretty badly, to be honest with you."

Asked how he'd feel if Cheryl performed on BBC One show The Voice he said: "I honestly couldn't care less. Why would that bother me?"

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