Former judge happy with her replacement

Cheryl Cole contacted new X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos to congratulate her after the launch show on Saturday.

Chezza – who left the series for the US version with Simon Cowell but was later axed – called the N-Dubz star to show her support.

Tulisa was taken aback and said how much she appreciated her support,’ reveals a source.

Cheryl, 28, has apparently also been giving Tulisa, 23, advice on mentoring the latest hopefuls.

Everyone assumed Cheryl would be jealous of Tulisa,’ the insider tells The Sun.

But it’s just the opposite.’

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