Nadine Coyle happy for Cheryl
- Bang Showbiz
- 19 December 2009
Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle insists she is not envious of her bandmate Cheryl Cole's success away from the group
Nadine Coyle isn't bitter about Cheryl Cole's success.
The Girls Aloud star - who now permanently lives in Los Angeles with her American football player boyfriend Jason Bell - insists she isn't in competition with her bandmate over who has the best career away from the group.
The 24-year-old singer said: "I don't see it that way at all. It's not about me versus Cheryl."
Girls Aloud - who are taking a well deserved break - have all been working on their solo careers, but Cheryl, 26, has had the most success, appearing as a judge on UK TV Talent show 'The X Factor' and seeing her first solo single, 'Fight For This Love' become the fastest-selling single of 2009 when it entered the UK charts at number one.
Nadine missed Cheryl's performance of the track on 'The X Factor', while the rest of the group - Kimberly Walsh, Sarah Harding and Nicola Roberts - were there to support Cheryl, but Nadine insists she just couldn't get back to the UK from the US in time.
She said: "I was really sad to have missed it but as soon as she had finished the performance I watched it on the internet and called her up to congratulate her. I really love 'Fight For This Love', it's really catchy.
"It isn't like I go out of the way not to be at anything the girls are doing. If I was still in London I'd be out with them far more often".