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Cheryl Cole: 'No Girls Aloud Backstage At O2 Gig'

19/11/2012 08:35

Cheryl Cole had one backstage diva demand before performing at the O2 in London: no Girls Aloud!

The singer was too worried about performing for thousands of fans to even think about inviting her friends backstage for a catch-up before her big solo show at the arena last month.

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So she laid down the law with her team, giving strict instruction to ban her bandmates from coming anywhere near her.

"When I finish everyone can come backstage for a drink, but do not come anywhere near me before. And that includes the girls. It's enough trying to perform for up to 20,000 people - giving that amount of energy is hard. If you feel emotional on top of that, it's worse. I knew if they saw me they'd say: 'You're going to be amazing' and I'd blub and then I'd be no good.

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Cheryl with the girls

But the Geordie was definitely up for some quality time with Girls Aloud this weekend - the girl group hit the town together on Saturday to celebrate the 31st birthdays of Sarah Harding and Kimberley Walsh.

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