Cheryl Cole buys US home

Cheryl Cole has spent £2.2m on a Beverly Hills apartment – and the plush pad is just down the road from the US X Factor studios.

The Geordie beauty, who’s expected to be confirmed as a judge on the American talent show any minute now, will have access to four acres of gardens, a cinema, private pool and a wine cellar.

Cheryl’s hopes of cracking America were boosted this week when TV bosses revealed they were impressed by her work on the The X Factor in the UK.

‘I think Cheryl has proved that she’s a terrific judge,’ says Fox Network’s chairman of entertainment Peter Rice.

‘She has a wonderful chemistry with Simon [Cowell].’

And luckily for Cheryl, 27, her new luxury home – which is part of the 42-storey Century building – is just a couple of miles from where boyfriend Derek Hough lives.

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