Her husband of four years, footballer Ashley Cole, whom she divorced in 2010, was serially unfaithful. It was who I’d been for years.’ Cheryl’s motto could be: Je ne regrette rien.
"It was darker." Jackson also told Kimmel he wasn't the only one who was surprised by the explicit scene.
"And then my aunt sees the show and she's like, I'm traumatized," Jackson said, noting that his aunt texted him and asked why he didn't tell her.
“I accept my series POWER was not intended to be a signature show for the network but it is the highest rated show,” he continued.
“I know my audience very well, I’m done promoting this out side of contractual obligations.” He finished with a declaration that he’d like his character, the drug lord Kanan, to make a permanent exit from the series now that it’s clear his work is unappreciated by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) — and slipped in some signature brand promo at the very end.
She says she was ‘shocked’ over press suggestions that she is suffering from an eating disorder, attributing her slimming down to the recent death of JB’s father. Every woman has a different body type and handles stress and grief differently. I can take whatever they throw at me after 13 years, what worries me is what it’s doing to the younger generation. At first, she was our nation’s very own Tweedy-Pie, the apotheosis of tabloid sweetheart, created by the people for the people after the public voted her, at 19, into Girls Aloud on Rollneck, £495, Fendi (fendi.com).
I was a ballerina from a child, so I have really good muscle memory. And some of the people writing this stuff are women. Patent leather skirt, £635, Isa Arfen (isaarfen.com). Hair by Dayaruci at One Represents using Bumble and Bumble.
To my dismay, she maintains that Cowell was ‘right’ to remove her, still reeling from her divorce, from the US series.
He chickened out of telling her face-to-face, which must have bitterly stung an already strong sense of backstabbing and rejection.
"I was like, yo, I didn't know either," Jackson said laughing.
From her tumultuous first marriage to that very public betrayal by Simon Cowell, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has had more knocks than most.
Make-up by Alex Babsky at Jed Root using Lancômein 2011; the bout of malaria contracted following a trip to Tanzania; the red-top fetishisation of her vulnerability; her beatification; the Piers Morgan interview, reminiscent of Martin Bashir’s with Princess Diana.