X Factor: Cheryl Cole reveals F-word rant at "gutless" Simon Cowell

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole has revealed just what went down when she was axed on The X Factor USA last year, and Simon Cowell comes in for quite a telling off!

Writing in her new book, My Story, Cheryl explains her side of the axe from the American show last year.

The Girls Aloud star claimed Simon wasn't being himself, and accused Nicole of pitching for her job.

Recalling her meeting with X Factor producer Richard Holloway, Cheryl writes: “'Right, there’s no easy way of saying this', he said.

“'You’re going to be replaced on X Factor America, but your chair’s still here for you in X Factor UK.'”

"I had that numbness I’d had when I first took the job.

“'No, I don’t want it, thank you', I said.

“'What do you mean?'

“'I mean I don’t want the X Factor UK chair back, but thank you.'"

Cheryl goes on to reveal: " I wrote the longest text ever [to Simon Cowell]. I apologise about the bad language, but this is how he made me feel.

“'F*** you. F*** Britain’s Got Talent. F*** the orange and purple outfit. F*** big hair. F*** the UK X Factor. F*** you all.'"

The text added: “I hate you. I understand you’re a businessman, and what I’ve learned from this is that business means more to you than friendship."

Cheryl: My Story by Cheryl Cole. Published by HarperCollins on Thursday. Price £20.

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