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Complainant Name:
Ms Cheryl Cole

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The People


Ms Cheryl Cole complained to the Press Complaints Commission (through her representatives, Supersonic PR) that an article had referred misleadingly to her 1.5m comeback deal to ITV. Although the complainant had received a number of offers, she had not signed a deal with any network.


The complaint was resolved when the PCC negotiated the publication of the following clarification, accompanied by a photograph:

Cheryl Cole

Our article of 28 August referred to Cheryl Cole's 1.5m comeback deal to ITV. Despite receiving a number of offers, Cheryl has not signed a new deal with any network at this stage. We are happy to make the position clear.

Date Published: 16/01/2012

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