Cheryl announces she will NOT end her controversial R&B BBC podcast – .

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Cheryl announces she will NOT end her controversial R&B BBC podcast – .


Cheryl has announced that she will not be ending her BBC Sounds You, Me & R&B podcast following the death of her Girls Aloud companion, Sarah Harding.

The 38-year-old Fight For This Love singer took to Instagram on Friday to tell fans that she initially took a break from recording the show to mourn Sarah and now thinks “That it is not fair to revisit”, after his death on September 5 at the age of 39 years. breast cancer.

After the news of Sarah’s death, Cheryl took a step back from her commitments after being “hit hard” by her grief over the loss of her friend,

In August, Cheryl made the language speak when she announced the podcast, as some insisted the decision to focus on gender was ‘cultural appropriation’, especially since she had itself released no R&B music.

Pained: Cheryl has announced that she will not be finishing her BBC Sounds You, Me & R&B podcast following the death of her Girlfriend, Girls Aloud, Sarah Harding

In her Friday announcement, Cheryl wrote: “Hi, I hope you are all doing well! I saw some of your posts regarding the podcast with BBC Sounds and wanted to let you know that I have decided not to record the last few episodes…

“It was to be recorded around the same time as Sarah’s death. I took a break from everything, including the show, and it didn’t feel good to see her again…

Hope you understand and thank you again for all your love and support over the past few months. Cheryl x ‘.

The podcast was designed to see the singer relive her teenage years in Newcastle where she discovered her love of the musical genre with artists such as TLC and Beyoncé.

Shock: The Fight For This Love singer, 38, took to Instagram on Friday to tell fans that she initially took a break from recording the show to mourn Sarah and now thinks ” that it is not fair to revisit “, after his death on September 5, 39 years of breast cancer (Sarah and Cheryl in 2006)

Reaching Out: In her Friday announcement, Cheryl wrote, “Hello, I hope you are all doing well!  I saw some of your posts regarding the podcast with BBC Sounds and wanted to let you know that I have decided not to record the last episodes'

Reaching Out: In her Friday announcement, Cheryl wrote, “Hello, I hope you are all doing well! I saw some of your posts regarding the podcast with BBC Sounds and wanted to let you know that I have decided not to record the last episodes’

In the announcement, she said: “I have always had an absolute love and passion for R&B and I am delighted to share my new show with you on @BBCSounds…

“I was really carried away listening to all these songs again and I am delighted that you relive these moments with me. Episode 1 is online now.

The announcement sparked some controversy with many social media users, including Game of Thrones star Nathalie Emmanuel, calling it cultural appropriation.

The actress took to Twitter to express her criticism, saying, “Like RnB music hasn’t been appropriated enough. As if we didn’t have some amazing black British RnB iconic talents and creators… but they won’t get a platform like this…. Because… well, we know why.

Shock: In August, Cheryl made the language speak when she announced the podcast, as some insisted the decision to focus on gender was a

Shock: In August, Cheryl made the language speak when she announced the podcast, as some insisted the decision to focus on gender was a ‘cultural appropriation’, especially since she didn’t had released no R&B music herself.

London comedian Hughes wrote on Twitter that “due to systemic racism” the UK music scene has overlooked the talents of black women in favor of white singers.

Many people pointed out that Cheryl had never released an R&B track in her long career.

Since Sarah’s death, Cheryl had not made any public appearances since, retiring from a Birmingham Pride performance in September.

A source has since told Closer magazine that Cheryl is “taking a little break to prioritize her well-being,” adding, “The shock and devastation hit her so hard.”

“She’s not in the mind to think about playing, so she takes a little break to prioritize her well-being. ”

Tweet: The ad sparked some controversy with many social media users, including Game of Thrones star Nathalie Emmanuel, calling it cultural appropriation

Tweet: The ad sparked some controversy with many social media users, including Game of Thrones star Nathalie Emmanuel, calling it cultural appropriation

The source added: “Sarah’s death was announced by her mother on Instagram and Cheryl previously opened up about her grief as she paid tribute to her bandmate – whom she had reconciled with in recent years. ”

Sarah, who has also been a model and starred in the St Trinian’s film series, died just 13 months after confirming her diagnosis of terminal cancer. His death was announced by his devastated family on social media.

Speaking to Instagram after her death, Cheryl – who has enjoyed over a decade of chart success with Sarah – shared an image of her bandmate with a caption in which she thanked Sarah’s fans for their support during his final months.

Loss: Sarah died just 13 months after confirming her diagnosis of terminal cancer.  His death was announced by his devastated family on social media

Loss: Sarah died just 13 months after confirming her diagnosis of terminal cancer. His death was announced by his devastated family on social media

She wrote: “Although we knew that day would come, I still feel at a loss for words about the departure of our beautiful, unique, crazy, quirky, kind and sweet daughter.

“As I try to navigate my way through these waves of painfully strange and horribly unknown waves of disbelief and finality that I am experiencing, I wanted to express my condolences to all of our GA fans. We have been like extended family for so long and we know many of you by name.

“I wanted to make sure you knew how much your love and continued support meant to Sarah during her most vulnerable times…”

“She was so grateful and you really cheered her up when she needed you the most… I also realize that so many people will be deeply affected by the circumstances of Sarah’s death… I send you all a lot of love. I love you Sarah… goodbye.

Move: Cheryl previously paid a moving tribute to former Girls Aloud partner Sarah after her tragic death from breast cancer

Move: Cheryl previously paid a moving tribute to former Girls Aloud partner Sarah after her tragic death from breast cancer

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