Cheryl Cole's mother has allegedly stopped the singer's boyfriend Ashley Cole.
A 'friend' of Cheryl's told the newspaper: "Tre called her and said he wanted to propose to Cheryl when they are in America with his parents. He wanted to do it on Christmas Day, but Joan refused to give her blessing.
“She’s warming to Tre but there’s no way she’s going to let another man take Cheryl down the aisle so quickly. Tre’s got his work cut out if he thinks he can get around Joan so soon.”
The pal added: "Tre, like scores of men, wants to marry Cheryl. But there is a lot of work to do to convince Joan he’s not in this for money or fame.”
Cheryl and the 27-year old have been inseparable [uuid=8bb62ea0-db67-4132-9de7-8e3ec7eeb2bc]Kimberley Walsh on Strictly Come Dancing last Saturday (15th December).
The Call My Name singer also recently described her relationship with Holloway as "really intense", adding that there was a "genuine love" between them.
Whatever happens this Christmas, it seems the 29-year old can't contain her excitement, taking to Twitter to post a snap of herself wearing a festive jumper, with Santa's famous slogan 'Ho Ho Ho' on the front.