"Cheryl Cole didn"t want to divorce Ashley", says close friend Fergie

"Cheryl Cole didn"t want to divorce Ashley", says close friend Fergie

“Cheryl Cole didn”t want to divorce Ashley but she had no choice”, says close friend Fergie

2:49 PM on 12th July 2011

Close friend: Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie has spoken out about Cheryl Cole

Close friend: Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie has spoken out about Cheryl Cole”s relationship with ex-husband Ashley

Last chance: Fergie, who attended Cheryl Last chance: Fergie, who attended Cheryl

Last chance: Fergie, who attended Cheryl”s 28th birthday party last month in London, said this is make or break time with the pair

“The love is still there”: Fergie said Cheryl needs to “follow her own heart” when it comes to her relationship with Ashley

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He ain”t heavy, he”s my brother: Cheryl chats to her brother Garry Tweedy as they return to their Los Angeles hotel together

Colourful: Cole

Colourful: Cole”s Girls Aloud bandmate Kimberley Walsh appeared to be wearing a fuchsia mini dress

Firm friends: Cheryl and Kimberley heading out to dinner with Derek Hough on Friday night

Firm friends: Cheryl and Kimberley heading out to dinner with Derek Hough on Friday night

Unhappy: Derek Hough leaves Sushi Roku on Friday night after dinner with Cheryl

Unhappy: Derek Hough leaves Sushi Roku on Friday night after dinner with Cheryl