Nicole Scherzinger Responds To Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Furious’ Comments About Her ‘Cats’ Exit
Question: Will we ever have a year where there’s absolutely zero drama surrounding the X Factor line-up? It's all too much to handle.
This particular Nicole drama started when Andrew spoke to The Economist Radio about her decision to forego her Broadway role, with the legendary composer saying: “A week before we go into rehearsal on Broadway, which luckily I'm not producing, she calls me and tells me she's decided to do X Factor, having agreed to do everything.
“I mean she's crazy but American producers just say, 'Ah well, we'll just get someone else, because she's not actually that well known in America’.
“I'm furious because I really believe she's a really fantastically talented girl and I really went out on a limb to get her into the London Palladium here and it makes me look like an absolute t**t. But never mind, there will be another girl on Broadway and Nicole won't get her Tony Award.”
In a statement to RadioTimes.com, Nicole has responded to his comments, saying: “I had every intention of doing Cats on Broadway but the contract was never finalised.
“I am incredibly blessed to be given so many amazing opportunities, including Cats, but unfortunately we weren’t able to make it work this time around.
“I adore and respect Andrew, I’m so grateful for our friendship and can’t wait for the opportunity to create more magic together.”
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