Ashley Cole breaks no clubbing promise and allegedly seen chatting to a blonde
Ashley Cole should prepare himself for a showdown with Cheryl when she returns from Comic Relief climb, according to reports.
The star was this week arrested for drunk and disorderly behaviour after a night out on the tiles – even though he’d reportedly told Cheryl he wouldn’t go out clubbing while she was away in Africa.
Cheryl – currently climbing Kilimanjaro for Comic Relief – was said to have broken down in tears when she heard the news.
New reports suggest that Cole snapped over a photograph that was taken of him allegedly chatting to a blonde fellow clubber.
Cole was reportedly in a cordoned-off area of the club with team-mates John Terry and Michael Mancienne as they sat with a group of girls.
Onlookers claimed that he was talking to a blonde in a blue minidress.
One told The Sun: ‘She placed her hands on his lap as she leaned in to speak into his right ear.’
The mood reportedly soured when they were pictured together, and minders seized the camera.
Ashley was said to have become angry again when he was snapped leaving the club.
Police fined him £80 for being drunk and disorderly and he spent the night at Chelsea police station.
He is also said to have been fined around £160,000, two weeks’ wages, by Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink.
In a statement Ashley said: ‘I felt I was being harassed by paparazzi and while complaining to the police about this at the scene they did warm me to calm down, a warning that I regrettably did not heed.
‘I fully appreciate that whatever frustrations I may have had with others that it was completely inappropriate to vent those in conversations with police.
‘However, I do want to make clear that I swore in frustration at the paparazzi’s behavior. I would never disrespect police officers in that way.’
It is the latest blow for Cheryl and Ashley’s marriage, which was put under huge strain in 2008 when it was claimed that the football star cheated on the Girl Aloud with hairdresser Aimee Walton.