Cheryl Cole surprises guests at Hilton Liverpool One, but misses out on the fairground rides.
X FACTOR judge, and sometime nation’s sweetheart Cheryl Cole surprised guests at the Hilton hotel when she popped in during her visit to the city with Rebecca Ferguson.
While Rebecca travelled from London via first class train, Cheryl arrived in a blacked out Mercedes, heading straight to the luxury Liverpool One hotel.
There she was greeted by thrilled shoppers and paparazzi, who were jostling to see who could get the best photograph of the star, and police officers who’d been specially drafted in.
A fellow guest at the hotel tells Insider: “Everyone was gobsmacked when Cheryl walked in, she looked amazing and she didn’t even have much security with her.
“A few fans got a little over excited, though, and she was ushered to the hotel bar before anything got out of hand.
“We heard her saying how proud she was of Rebecca and how much she loves the Scouse accent.”
It seems the trip was over a little too quickly for the pop star, though. Cheryl had asked to be given a guided tour of Liverpool One’s shops and even enjoy a trip on Chavasse Park’s fairground rides after taking a shine to them.
Sadly she didn’t have the time to fit it all in due to a hectic work schedule.
Our spy confirms: “She just managed to pop back to the Hilton to pick up a few things before rushing straight back to her X Factor duties ahead of this weekend’s big final.”