Cheryl Cole 'Petrified' Of X Factor Return Without Derek
It seems Cheryl hasn't ditched the dancer after all...
Newly divorced Cheryl Cole is allegedly 'petrified' of making her return to theX Factor without rumoured boyfriend Girls Aloud beauty had dumped Derek to focus on her stint as a judge on the talent show, new claims now suggest that Chezza is panicking after leaving her man in LA.
The hunky blonde dancer, who has become a permanent fixture in Cheryl's life since her Ashley Colewill be working on Simon Cowell is said to have told the gorgeous Geordie to 'pull herself together' ahead of her return to the show.
The source continued to the celebrity mag: "Simon asked her if she's ready to come back. She assured him she was, but was petrified about it."
"As nicely as he could, he told her she was being silly and that he wants the old feisty Cheryl back sooner rather than later."
They claimed: "Simon can see Derek has been good for her, but he thinks she relies on him as a crutch too much."