Cheryl Cole blames Simon Cowell for X Factor USA sacking

Cheryl Cole blames Simon Cowell for X Factor USA sacking

It”s war: Cheryl Cole fights back as she blames Simon Cowell for unceremonious departure from X Factor USA

3:12 PM on 27th May 2011

Fuming: Cheryl Cole, seen here earlier this month, is said to be

Fuming: Cheryl Cole, seen here earlier this month, is said to be “shocked and stunned” after being sacked from X Factor USA

Back-up offer: Cheryl Cole is said to be furious with Cowell and plans to snub his offer of her old job on UK X Factor

Back-upoffer: Cheryl Cole is said to be furious with Cowell and plans to snub his offer of a return to her old job on British X Factor

The big reveal: Steve Jones, Scherzinger, L.A Reid, Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Cole pose as they prepare to record the first audition show last month

The big reveal: Steve Jones, Scherzinger, LA Reid, Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Cole pose as they prepare to record the first audition show last month

Star quality: Bosses were also said to be concerned that Cheryl was overshadowed by Paula Abdul

Star quality: Bosses were also said to be concerned that Cheryl was overshadowed by Paula Abdul

Delighted: Scherzinger leaves Los Angeles airport LAX yesterday with a wide smile on her faceDelighted: Scherzinger leaves Los Angeles airport LAX yesterday with a wide smile on her face

Delighted: Scherzinger leaves Los Angeles airport LAX earlier this week with a wide smile on her face

Experienced: Scherzinger had previously replaced Cole on the UK X Factor when she was seriously ill with malaria

Experienced: Scherzinger had previously replaced Cole on the UK X Factor when she was seriously ill with malaria

Changing styles: Cheryl arrived for the first day of auditions wearing a bright outfit and massive hair before toning things down for a more demure look as auditions continuedChanging styles: Cheryl arrived for the first day of auditions wearing a bright outfit and massive hair before toning things down for a more demure look as auditions continuedReady to go: Cheryl looked excited as she arrived for day two of the auditions in Chicago earlier this month

Changing styles: Cheryl arrived for the first day of auditions wearing a bright outfit and massive hair before toning things down for a more demure look as auditions continued

Yet to sign: Kelly Rowland (left) and Tulisa Contostavlos are expected to join Louis Walsh and Gary Barlow on the UK judges panelYet to sign: Kelly Rowland (left) and Tulisa Contostavlos are expected to join Louis Walsh and Gary Barlow on the UK judges panel

Yet to sign: Kelly Rowland, left, and Tulisa Contostavlos are expected to join Louis Walsh and Gary Barlow on the UK judging panel

WHERE DID IT ALL GO WRONG FOR CHERYL

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