Cheryl tells of Ashley’s ‘romantic’ side

CHERYL COLE spoke about her husband’s “romantic” side just days before Ashley Cole faced new newspaper reports about sex texts sent from his mobile.

The singer, 26, said her marriage to the Chelsea and England footballer was “worth fighting for” and that the couple “love each other”.

Cheryl told Hello! magazine she finds “little things really romantic and sweet”.

She added: “Like when my husband says something lovely on the answering machine. Or when he runs a bath for me.”

The X Factor judge said: “If it’s worth fighting for then fight. And in the case of me and my husband, it’s worth it.

“We love each other. Of course, sometimes when things aren’t going very well, you’ve got to work on your relationship. Sometimes one of you makes a mistake, sometimes the other.”

Yesterday it was reported the Chelsea footballer sent sexual pictures and texts to an unnamed secretary — just days after he was accused of sending similar messages to glamour model Sonia Wild.

One of the photographs shows him posing in front of a bathroom mirror in white briefs, while another — sent eight days later — show him gazing at the camera whilst lying on his bed.

Despite putting on a unified front, Cheryl is believed to have been living at the Kensington’s Baglioni Hotel in London since rumours of Ashley’s behaviour emerged — although her publicist claims she is merely using the suite as a base while she is preparing for a promotional tour of Europe.

Yesterday, The Sun newspaper claimed the England defender texted naked photographs along with hundreds of raunchy messages to an unidentified blonde secretary over a two-month period.

The text exchanges are alleged to have taken place mainly on weekend nights while Cheryl was working on the X Factor programme.

The couple did not spend Valentine’s Day together, leading to renewed speculation their marriage is in difficulty.


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