The Sun revealed today that Gary has enlisted the help of Cheryl for judge’s houses but managed to keep it a secret from the show’s bosses- including Simon Cowell.
A source from the show told the Sun: “Only Gary’s intimate inner circle know. He hasn’t even discussed it with Simon or ITV bosses. It’s seriously top secret stuff.”
Gary hatched the plan with Cheryl over a drink after they performed together at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee concert.
The source added that Cheryl was more than happy to join Gary saying: “She loved the mischief of it.”
We bet she did, pulling a fast one over Simon Cowell sounds right up Cheryl’s street.
Last year, Cheryl was unceremoniously dropped from the US version of the show after spending less than a week on the panel.