Cheryl Cole: Ashley needs to be free spirit for marriage to work'
Cheryl Cole has revealed that she has to let husband Ashley Cole be a ‘free spirit’ for their marriage to be successful, despite reports that he was unfaithful to her.
Rumours that Chelsea ace Ashley had cheated on The X Factor judge surfaced in January, but Cheryl is determined to make her marriage work, and last week proved she was serious by donning her wedding ring on the Jonathan Ross show for the first time since the allegations emerged.
In an extract from Girls Aloud’s upcoming autobiography, serialised by OK! magazine, Cheryl reveals she won’t let anything turn her into a paranoid partner.
‘People make mistakes, stuff happens. I believe everyone should be a free spirit,’ she says.
‘Even in my marriage, Ashley’s a free spirit. I’m not his keeper. I believe in letting people live their lives and be free, so Ashley can have time with his friends when he wants, he can go out when he wants.
‘I’m not the type of person to ring him and be like: “Where are you, who are you with, what’s happening, what time will you be in, why haven’t you answered your phone?”
‘I’ve been that person in the past and I don’t like it. I won’t let anything change me and make me revert to being that type of girl, because it’s not me.’
Cheryl also admitted to being emotionally hurt, and vowed that nothing will get her down now, saying: ‘I can’t hurt any more than I’ve been hurt, I can’t cry any more than I’ve cried. I’ve been to the highest of highs and the lowest of lows, so one day I’m going to find my middle ground and be happy.’