Wednesday 18 July 2018

Cheryl is 'in a really good place' after splitting with Liam Payne, says Kimberley Walsh

Cheryl attends the screening of
Cheryl attends the screening of "Ash Is The Purest White (Jiang Hu Er Nv)" during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 11, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
Brit Awards 2018 – Arrivals – London
Kimberley Walsh, Cheryl Cole, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts, Nadine Coyle
(L-R) Cheryl Cole and Kimberley Walsh attend the launch party for Kimerley Walsh 'A Whole Lot Of History' at Hotel ME on September 23, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
Cheryl arriving ahead of the opening of the new Prince's Trust and Cheryl's Trust centre in Newcastle

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Cheryl Tweedy is in "a really good place" at the moment.

The 35-year-old star and her 24-year-old boyfriend Liam Payne called time on their two-year relationship recently and Cheryl's pal and former Girls Aloud bandmate Kimberley Walsh says the singer is doing great.

She told The Sun on Sunday's Fabulous magazine: "Cheryl's in a really good place and we're just helping each other through."

Kimberley also praised Cheryl for being a great mother to son Bear, 15 months.

Brit Awards 2018 – Arrivals – London
Brit Awards 2018 – Arrivals – London

She said: "Bear is such a happy, content child that she must be doing something right.

"We mother quite similarly, which I think was always likely because we're such close friends. She's got so many nieces and nephews that it's like she's always done this and she's doing really well."

Cheryl's other former bandmate Nicola Roberts recently spoke out about the split, saying that Cheryl is doing good.

She said: "She’s good, I actually think what’s been interesting this week is how the misogyny through the media has been played out.

(L-R) Cheryl Cole and Kimberley Walsh attend the launch party for Kimerley Walsh 'A Whole Lot Of History' at Hotel ME on September 23, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
(L-R) Cheryl Cole and Kimberley Walsh attend the launch party for Kimerley Walsh 'A Whole Lot Of History' at Hotel ME on September 23, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

"'Oh why can’t she hold a man down' and stuff like that, but why can’t a man hold her down?

"But she's good."

After months of speculation, Cheryl and Liam announced last week that they had called time on their romance.

They said in a joint Twitter statement: "We are sad to announce that we are going our separate ways. It's been a tough decision for us to make. We still have so much love for each other as a family. Bear is our world and we ask that you respect his privacy as we navigate our way through this together."

Cheryl arriving ahead of the opening of the new Prince's Trust and Cheryl's Trust centre in Newcastle
Cheryl arriving ahead of the opening of the new Prince's Trust and Cheryl's Trust centre in Newcastle

Cheryl was previously married to former England soccer player Ashley Cole from 2006 to 2010 and then to French businessman Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini from 2016 to 2018.

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