X Factor USA 2011: Cheryl Cole cut after blink-and-you"ll-miss-it appearance in launch

What happened to Cheryl Ms Cole”s unceremoniously cut after blink-and-you”ll-miss-it appearance in launch of X Factor USA

Shock and dismay: This will be the first and only episode of X Factor USA Cheryl Cole will appear on

Shock and dismay: This will be the first and only episode of X Factor USA Cheryl Cole will appear on

Over Cole: Cheryl Cole fell flat during the series premiere of X Factor USA tonight

Over Cole: Cheryl Cole fell flat during the series premiere of X Factor USA tonight

Goodbye girl: The 28-year-old singer has left the X Factor building

Goodbye girl: The 28-year-old singer has left the X Factor building

Happy days: Her time on the show was brief, but the Girls Aloud singer looked happy back in the day

Happy days: Her time on the show was brief, but the Girls Aloud singer looked happy back in the day

Just the two of us: Cheryl

Gleeful: Nicole Scherzinger was more than happy to take the vacated spot

Gleeful: Nicole Scherzinger was more than happy to take the vacated spot

The new panel: Nicole Scherzinger has replaced Cole

The new panel: Nicole Scherzinger has replaced Cole

Drama! How Simon Cowell probably feels about the dramatic X Factor situation

Drama! How Simon Cowell probably feels about the dramatic X Factor situation

Simply stunning: The Pussycat Dolls frontwoman is Simon

Simply stunning: The Pussycat Dolls frontwoman is Simon”s new choice

On the outs: The singer looked unhappy even while promoting the show in May

On the outs: The singer looked unhappy even while promoting the show in May