X Factor boss says Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has changed a lot this year

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has changed this X Factor, but why? And how?


by Shannon w |
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Usually Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is the centre of attention whenever she's on the X Factor panel - but this year, it's all been about Mel B. Who we love. And who, if you've ever seen them interviewed together, Cheryl loves as well. Anyway, it seems that - according to X Factor's creative director Brian Friedman - she's happy stepping out of the limelight, and not being the focus anymore.

'It's a different Cheryl. This Cheryl is not trying hard to be the centre of attention,' he told the Mail Online. 'She's comfortable in her skin. She's comfortable with who she is and she's a very happy woman right now. She's married, she loves her man, she's on top of the charts - she has everything to be happy about now, and I think she is a lot more laid back and I love that.'


It seems that her husband, Jean-Bernard, is one of the main reasons for this new change in Chezza: 'I sit next to her husband during the live shows and he is so supportive of her,' he went on to say. 'Every time she speaks he's listening; every time a judge says something about her act he wants to make sure he hears what they say as he wants to support her.'


'He's incredible. I love them together they are a very adorable couple. They're beautiful together. I want her to be happy.'


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