Musicians chat about mystery project in private

Cheryl Cole met up with R&B star Usher in a Hollywood hotel bar and it was not just a social hook-up.

The pair were in deep in conversation and taking notes throughout their discussion at the Sunset Marquis.

‘Both looked really comfortable in each other’s company but appeared to be working hard on a secret project,’ says an LA source.

Usher was surrounded by his entourage while perched at the terrace bar but he soon ditched his crew to go and sit in private with Cheryl.’

The Girls Aloud star reportedly took a photo of herself with the singer on her phone, then sent the snap to ex-husband Ashley Cole, 30 – who’s a huge fan of Usher, 32.

‘He was flirting with [Cheryl] but this is Usher,’ the source tells the Daily Star. ‘He’s known for being a smooth ladies’ man.’

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Read about Cheryl and Ashley Cole in Now magazine dated 8 August 2011 – out now!

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