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Nadine has no intention of quitting Girls Aloud

NADINE Coyle has no intention of leaving Girls Aloud and the chart-toppers have no intention of dumping her.

The Irish singer's publicist has rubbished reports that the band has decided to reunite without the 25-year-old stunner.

It had been claimed that band members Cheryl Cole, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh are all gearing up for a comeback in 2011 with their sixth studio album -- but only as a quartet.

A report alleged the girls felt they have all grown apart from the LA-based beauty and that disputes had been rife within the band just before their break last year.

The news came in the same week that X Factor judge Cheryl Cole was seen out in public for the first time since battling malaria.

Yet the group's publicist Sundraj Sreenivasan has revealed there is no substance in the allegations that the girls have dropped Nadine from the group. Asked about whether or not she will feature in the future of the band, he told the Herald: "The story is not true. There will be no change in the Girls Aloud line-up."

In fact, insiders said that the relationship between Nadine and the rest of the band has improved hugely over the past few weeks, ever since Cheryl had to be rushed to hospital suffering from malaria after a trip to Tanzania.



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Earlier this month, Nadine urged fans to pray for her stricken friend, who had to pull out of the Manchester X Factor auditions as a result.

Nadine posted a message on her Twitter page saying: "Oh noo. You guys just told me about Cheryl I have been so paranoid about malaria my grandad had it. Let's say a wee prayer all is ok. Xx."

However, sources close to the band say that the crooner realises she has to make more of an effort to keep in contact with her bandmates and not let the long-distance affect their relationship.

"Nadine is easily the best singer in the band and no-one would ever dispute that," said an insider.

"She has always had the strongest vocals and Girls Aloud just wouldn't be the same without her. But she has let things drift for too long with the rest of the girls and realises she's not as close to them as before. What happened with Cheryl gave her a reality check and made her realise she needs to keep in contact with the girls more and think about her future."

Nadine moved over to LA in 2006 after starting a romance with Jesse Metcalfe but decided to stay over there after the relationship ended in order to pursue some solo projects.

She has opened up her own bar near LA called Nadine's Irish Mist and also recorded a solo album, which has yet to be released.

Yet rumours that all was not well with Nadine and the rest of the group were sparked after comments made by Nicola Roberts about how they hadn't heard from her in months.

mfinn@herald.ie


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