Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has explained the reason why she took a break from music for two years saying she didn’t have the same fire in her belly.
The X Factor judge and former Girls Aloud star told Marie Claire magazine about her decision to take some time out, “People were like, ‘You’re crazy, you shouldn’t do this. It’s a bad career move’.
“[I said], ‘It’s me or my mental health’. Honest. My gut instinct was like, ‘It’s enough’. For the first time since I wanted to be a popstar, I didn’t have any fire in my belly.
“Without realising it, I had gone to a dark place. I needed a reality check and get some real feelings back.”
The I Don’t Care hitmaker added that while she doesn’t plan to start a family with her new husband yet, she isn’t ruling out kids further down the line, “I love babies, but not quite yet. I mean, never say never. You can never say never in life. Full stop. About anything.”