Nervous Cheryl to mime on X-Factor

Despite being a judge on X-Factor Cheryl Cole is refusing to sing live on the show on Saturday.

X-Factor bosses have insisted that Cheryl Cole’s new solo single, Fight For This Love, will have to be pre-recorded in front of the studio audience because she won’t have time between being a judge and standing up on stage to perform.

Cheryl has been reported as saying that nerves about singing live on the X-Factor have really got to her. Speaking to BBC Radio 1 she said, ‘I’m absolutely terrified. The nerves started weeks ago. I love performing but I’ve sat for weeks judging people, months, and then I’m putting myself out there to be judged and it’s a weird feeling.’

In the last series of X-Factor when Cheryl performed with Girls Aloud – whose performance was also pre-recorded – Simon Cowell said, ‘It was a little pitchy but you looked good.’ We wonder what he’ll say after Cheryl’s performance this Saturday…



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