‘X Factor’ Judge in the Hospital with Malaria

by | July 6, 2010 at 9:37 AM | TV News

Singer and 'X Factor' Judge Cheryl Cole (Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Singer and 'X Factor' Judge Cheryl Cole (Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

LONDON – A spokesman for British singer and TV personality Cheryl Cole says she is being treated in a London hospital for malaria.

Publicist Sundraj Sreenivasan said Tuesday the 27-year-old performer will have to cancel all work commitments for the next week. Cole reportedly recently returned from a trip to Tanzania.

Britain’s tabloids reported that Cole, a judge along with Simon Cowell on the British reality talent show ‘The X Factor,’ collapsed during a photoshoot for her album on Saturday.

The Sun newspaper said Tuesday that she had been in the hospital for two days, but her spokesman declined to offer further details.

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