Nadine Coyle has revealed that she was not aware that Cheryl was ill until her Twitter fans told her.
Cole is currently in hospital after being diagnosed with malaria.
Coyle, who is currently finishing off her debut solo album, wrote: “Oh noo. You guys just told me about Cheryl I have been so paranoid about malaria my grandad had it. Let’s say a wee prayer all is ok. Xx (sic)”
Other celebrities sent the X Factor judge get-well messages.
JLS said they were “gutted” to learn the star was ill.
“Wanna send out our best wishes to Cheryl.Gutted to hear that you are ill.We are all thinking of you & hope you have the quickest recovery!” they wrote.
Sinitta also asked fans to pray for the 3 Words singer: “I’m so sad about Tweedy-pie! …All of you prayer warriors out there please let’s pray en mass for her total healing and complete recovery.”
Reports today claimed that Cole’s condition is showing no signs of improvement as her condition is worse than first thought.