ITV special to air in May

Cheryl Cole is in talks to give an exclusive TV interview to Piers Morgan.

The X Factor judge is expected to talk about her split from Chelsea footballer husband Ashley, 29, during a one-hour ITV special in May.

Cheryl knows that Piers will handle it well,’ a source tells the News Of The World.

And she knows that if it is on TV, people can hear it from her direct in her own words.’

Cheryl, 26, is said to have agreed to do the interview before she announced her separation – Piers reportedly approached her at the National TV Awards in January.

The Girls Aloud star is due to be a guest on Friday Night With Jonathan Ross this week, but will only perform new single Parachute.

Meanwhile, Cheryl is at the centre of a bidding war between publishers for the rights to her autobiography – should she ever put pen to paper or fingertips to computer keyboard.

Random House, HarperCollins and Penguin are said to be in the running, with the price reportedly already over £5milllion.

But Cheryl‘s spokesman tells the Daily Mail she has no plans’ to release her memoirs.

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