Cheryl denies claims she and bandmates plotted to ensure Nadine Coyle 'eats turkey testicles'

Danny ThompsonContributor
(L-R) Cheryl Cole, Nicola Roberts, Nadine Coyle, Kimberley Walsh and Sarah Harding of Girls Aloud pose at a press conference to announce 'Girls Aloud Ten, The Hits Tour 2013' at The Corinthia Hotel on October 19, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
(L-R) Cheryl Cole, Nicola Roberts, Nadine Coyle, Kimberley Walsh and Sarah Harding of Girls Aloud pose at a press conference to announce 'Girls Aloud Ten, The Hits Tour 2013' at The Corinthia Hotel on October 19, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

Nadine Coyle’s former bandmates have denied reports they formed a Whatsapp group in an attempt to ensure she was voted to do the worst Bushtucker Trials on I’m A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here.

Recent reports from The Sun newspaper claimed Cheryl, Kimberley Walsh and Nicola Roberts were collaborating to get their “hated ex-bandmate eating testicles” while she was taking part in the hit ITV show.

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But the singers have hit back at these claims, saying “this just isn’t true”.

Speaking to the MailOnline, Cheryl said: “We only want to see Nadine do well, and regardless of any differences we might have had, we will always all have love for each other. 

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“We did not enjoy watching her distressed when jumping out of the plane. And we don’t have time for group chats regarding the trials on the show!”

Walsh agreed, saying: “I felt really emotional watching Nadine jump out of the plane and texted Cheryl saying how hard it was to watch. I think she’s doing great in there.”

Nadine Coyle poses for a portrait backstage at BBC Children In Need's 2018 appeal night at Elstree Studios on November 16, 2018 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
Nadine Coyle poses for a portrait backstage at BBC Children In Need's 2018 appeal night at Elstree Studios on November 16, 2018 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

Elsewhere Roberts said she is supporting Coyle and hopes “she does well on the show”.

The report from The Sun is based on something a source that told the publication: “The girls have been watching the series and keeping up with what’s been happening. 

“They’ve wanted to see what Nadine has been doing and saying about them.

“They have a group chat and thought it would be funny to vote for Nadine to do the Bushtucker Trials. It’s all a bit of a laugh.”

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The claim comes after Coyle denied a rift with her bandmates on the show and called reports of a feud with Cheryl “fake news”.

The 27-year-old responded to a question from a fellow campmate about how she found being in a girl group, saying: “I like being in a girl band. I am one of three sisters and went to an all-girls grammar school so I’m used to being around girls.”

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