EdBlog: X Factor’s Cheryl Cole is no racist

CHERYL Cole made a huge X-Factor blunder in her selection of finalists - but she’s no racist.

Our girl angered millions by putting through two audition failures to the TV show’s live finals this weekend - and giving the bullet to stunning 18-year-old singer Gamu Nhengu, 18.

But accusations today that put Cheryl into the centre of a race row are wide of the mark.

- Read more now, and have your say, in Star editor Nigel Pickover’s blog. Simply click the link to the right of this text.

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