'I just can't wait!' Cher Lloyd, 18, reveals she wants to marry Craig Monk 'as soon as possible'
09:11 GMT, 10 April 2012
She got engaged last year at the tender age of 18.
But Cher Lloyd has revealed she has no plans to wait before marrying fianc Craig Monk, insisting she is ready to tie the knot.
In fact, the Swagger Jagger singer says she wants to become Mrs Monk 'as soon as possible'.
Race you to the altar! Cher Lloyd has revealed she wants to marry fianc Craig Monk 'as soon as possible'
She said: 'I'm engaged and want to get married as soon as possible. I can't wait.
'I love Craig and he makes me happy. I know I am going to spend the rest of my life with him.'
Speaking to the Daily Mirror after her performance at London's Indigo2, Cher, who said her ceremony would be a 'far more traditional affair with a nice, white dress', added: 'At the moment I am on tour so I can't do it but maybe it will happen in
'Basically, it will be as soon as we
Busy bee: But Cher has been kept busy in recent weeks, touring the UK with her Sticks + Stones tour
In a recent interview with heat magazine, Cher defended her decision to get engagaed at such a young age, adding that her gypsy background means she should already be a married woman by now.
She said: 'People are negative no matter what you do. People
are always going to say, “She's too young!”
from a Gypsy background! I'm meant to be married by now. But I’m happy,
really happy. I love him to pieces, more than anything in the world,
but I don’t want people to take that away from me.'
However, while Cher is keen to tie the knot as soon as possible, she has a few professional commitments keeping her busy at the moment.
As well as currently touring the UK on her Sticks + Stones tour, Cher is working hard on her second album.
She is also hoping to make a name for herself Stateside, telling The Sun: 'I have a few days off after the tour finishes then I’m off to smash open some doors in the US.
'I’ve worked hard in the UK and I’m gonna work hard in America. I feel so lucky to have LA Reid supporting me.'