British encore for Cheryl?

Cheryl COLE is in talks about her future with Simon Cowell after she was dropped from the US version of The X Factor, according to Cowell’s friend Sinitta.

The 27-year-old singer is said to have been dropped from the show because of concerns over her Geordie accent Her place as a judge is expected to be taken by ex-Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger

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Sinitta, who made regular guest appearances on the UK show, told ITV1 show Daybreak: “All I can say is Simon and Cheryl are very close and I believe that they are in talks trying to sort something out.”

Bosses of X Factor are keen for the Girls Aloud singer to return to the judging panel of the British version of the show, where she proved a hit with viewers for three series.