The singer isn't much of a reader

Cheryl Cole didn’t find Fifty Shades Of Grey much of a page-turner.

The singer, 30, began flicking through the raunchy S&M novel but barely made it past the first chapter – and it isn’t the only book she’s struggled with.

‘I don’t have the attention span to read a book. I recently tried to read a biography of Michael Jackson and lasted 16 pages,’ says Cheryl.

‘I tried to read Fifty Shades Of Grey and lasted 20 pages. I just get bored too easily – even with that one.’

Despite Cheryl‘s dismissal, EL James‘ tale has become hugely successful and a film version starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson is due for release next year.

Cheryl – who’s rumoured to be dating French businessman Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini – knows how she’d rather relax on her days off.

‘I know it sounds boring, but being at home on the sofa watching telly with popcorn and my dogs,’ Cheryl tells Hello!

‘I have four of them. Two Jack Russells, who live in Newcastle, so they are Geordies, and my two Chihuahuas at home [in London].’

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