Simon Cowell "washes his hands" of Cheryl Cole after X Factor snub


Simon Cowell "washes his hands" of Cheryl Cole after X Factor snub

Simon Cowell “washes his hands” of Cheryl Cole after X Factor snub

2:17 AM on 17th July 2011

Separate lives: Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell (pictured together X Factor UK in 2010) have had no contact since she was sacked from X Factor USA

Separate lives: Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell (pictured together X Factor UK in 2010) have had no contact since she was sacked from X Factor USA

Friends no more Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole at the 2011 Fox Upfront Presentation shortly before it was announced that Cheryl had been dropped from X Factor USA

Friends no more Simon and Cheryl at the 2011 Fox Upfront Presentation shortly before it was announced that Cheryl had been dropped from X Factor USA

Birthday girl: Cheryl pictured at her 28th birthday party earlier this month

Replaced: Nicole Scherzinger (second from right), who replaced Cheryl on the show, with fellow judges L.A. Reid Paula Abdul and Simon

Replaced: Nicole Scherzinger (second from right), who replaced Cheryl on the show, with fellow judges L.A. Reid Paula Abdul and Simon