Cole: No regrets about divorce

Cole: No regrets about divorce

Cheryl Cole thinks getting divorced was "probably right".

The 'Call My Name' singer - whose four-year marriage to soccer player Ashley Cole ended in 2010 amid rumours of infidelity - wants a "massive" family but doesn't believe her personal circumstances mean her life plans have gone "wrong" as she would rather be a mother later in life.

She said: "I'd love a massive family. I'm from a big family. I've got 10 nieces and nephews."

Asked if her life plans have gone awry as a result of her marriage breakdown, she added: "No, I wouldn't say wrong, I'd probably say right.

"My mam is like: 'You've done it the right way round. I didn't even know myself when I had children. You're at that nice age where you're developing into a young woman and you can give your children the things they need'."

As well as having no personal regrets, the 28-year-old beauty also admitted she isn't upset about being sacked from the US version of 'X Factor' after just four days last year.

She told The Observer magazine: "I think people think it was [upsetting] but it wasn't. I should probably care more than I do."

Two years ago, Cole contracted potentially-fatal malaria and admits it took a "long time" to come to terms with the fact she had been close to death.

She added: "It takes a long time mentally to come to terms with it. As it's happening, you're just going through it. Looking back you think: 'Wow, that was really near'."

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