Cheryl Cole snubs X Factor musical premiere as cast beg her to attend!

Cheryl Cole (X Factor 2014)

Cheryl Cole won't be attending tonight's X Factor musical premiere.

Chezza has confirmed she isn't going to be walking the red carpet alongside Simon Cowell when I Can't Sing hosts its Gala opening in London this evening.

With scenes that poke fun at her failed marriage to footballer Ashley Cole, we're not surprised.

The Daily Mirror newspaper reports that Cheryl's no-show was down to “recording commitments” as she's currently working on her new album.

Cheryl herself tweeted: “Want to wish all the cast of I Can't Sing the best of luck for the opening tonight, sorry I can't be there.”

The news is sure to upset the cast who told us last week they were excited to see her reaction to the show.

Simon Lipkin (famous for Avenue Q) plays Barlow the dog in the show and revealed: "Simon's been in, Louis has been in, he loved it, Simon loved it. Sam Bailey loved it. I think they were quite nervous."

He added: "I'm really excited about Cheryl and Dermot to come and see it."

Speaking about the show's characters, Simon went on: "You know who they are but they're their own characters. It's just a version of someone who is like them rather than someone doing an impression of them."

Watch our chat with the I Can't Sing cast below...

I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical opens at the London Palladium on March 26. For more info and tickets see the I Can't Sing! website.

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