Girls Aloud singer's not ashamed of past


Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole is proud of her working class roots.

The singer, who grew up on an estate in Newcastle, thinks she’s come a long way. 

‘I am [a chav], thanks, and, yes, I would’ve have been one if I had not gone and become a popstar,’ she tells Metro. 

Cheryl, 25, shot to fame in 2002 when she won Popstars: The Rivals

She is married to Chelsea footballer Ashley Cole, 27.

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