The "Call My Name" singer talks 10 years of fame: the good and the bad.
covers "The Observer" May 2012 issue.
Wearing a cut-out patterned dress and showing off her thigh tattoo, Cheryl looks like a sexy retro princess.
The "Call My Name
" hitmaker opened up about a lot of things, including fame, music and personal life.
Here are the highlights of her interview:On missing Girls Aloud
"I missed everything about them - even the drama of five girls trying to get ready for a live performance."
On Simon Cowell saying she "manipulated" him on The X Factor
On malaria, a near-death experience and how it affected her
"It takes a long time mentally to come to terms with it. As it's happening, you're just going through it. Looking back, you think: wow, that was really near."On fame
"You hear that people sometimes call the paparazzi themselves, to tell them they're on holiday - it baffles my brain. Some people, some celebrities, obviously enjoy it. Me personally..."
On her ultimate goal
: "To be happy".
For Cheryl's full interview, visit The Observer
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