X Factor 2011: Cheryl Cole hours before sacking as Will.i.am says she"ll come back "stronger"


X Factor 2011: Cheryl Cole hours before sacking as Will.i.am says she"ll come back "stronger"

Little did she know… Cheryl Cole seen hours before dramatic exit U.S. X Factor as Will.i.am says she will come back “stronger than ever”

9:38 AM on 1st June 2011

Smiling through: The first picture of Cheryl Cole back in the UK following her departure from the U.S. X Factor was taken at a north London hotel last week

Smiling through: The first picture of Cheryl Cole back in the UK following her departure from the U.S. X Factor was taken at a north London hotel last week

“She”ll be back”: Black Eyed Peas star Will.i.am, who manages Cheryl in America, has said she will soon be back “stronger” than ever

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She”s out: It was confirmed last night that Cheryl is officially NOT on this year”s X Factor panel in the UK

Fresh blood: N-Dubz star Tulisa Contostavlos and DestinyFresh blood: N-Dubz star Tulisa Contostavlos and Destiny

Fresh blood: N-Dubz star Tulisa Contostavlos and Destiny”s Child singer Kelly Rowland have both been officially announced tonight as the new judges on the UK X Factor

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What do you think of the new X Factor judging panel

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Something old, something new: Gary Barlow is the new man on the judging panel (L) but Louis Walsh is the only original member now in the line-up Something old, something new: Gary Barlow is the new man on the judging panel (L) but Louis Walsh is the only original member now in the line-up

Something old, something new: Gary Barlow is the new man on the judging panel (L) but Louis Walsh is the only original member now in the line-up

Last one standing: Louis, far right, is the only judge remaining from last year

Last one standing: Louis, far right, is the only judge remaining from last year”s panel – Simon is concentrating on the U.S. version, and neither Cheryl or Dannii are returning

Airbrush artist: Simon Cowell, seen here arriving for tonight

Airbrush artist: Simon Cowell, seen here arriving for tonight”s Britain”s Got Talent live semi-finals, made no reference to either Cheryl or Dannii being dropped from the X Factor in tonight”s official statement

Cheryl who The ITV press office official announcement made no mention of the Girls Aloud singer

Cheryl who The ITV press office official announcement made no mention of the Girls Aloud singer