Cheryl Cole to Return to The X-Factor

by at . Comments

Cheryl Cole is feeling much better.

The gorgeous singer, who came down with malaria a few weeks ago, will return to her seat on The X-Factor judging table this week.

Cheryl Cole and Derek Hough on Stage

"Cheryl loves the show and is desperate to get back to work," says a friend. "She's under doctors' orders to that it easy. But it's a big step that she's back on board."

Following a trip to Tanzania with boyfriend Derek Hough last month, Cole spent a week in intensive care due to this disease. But she'll return for the British version of American Idol in time for the elimination stage.

Said the insider: "She has put all her energy into getting better and it's paid off. Simon has told her he can't wait to have her back."


Cheryl Cole Biography

Cheryl Cole Photo
In 2009 AND 2010, Cheryl Cole was voted the Sexiest Woman in the World by FHM. That's very lofty praise. Cole is is a British singer and... More »
Full Name
Cheryl Ann Tweedy