CHERYL: ‘I’VE NEVER BEEN HAPPIER’
It’s the moment we’ve been waiting for – Cheryl has revealed her baby bump as part of L’oréal Paris’ new partnership with The Prince’s Trust…
Yes, Cheryl, YES! She might have been keeping a low profile recently, but the singer is back, looking fierce and finally confirming what we’ve known for months: she and Liam Payne are about to become a mum and dad. Proudly displaying her baby bump for the first time, the photos come after a recent interview in which Cheryl said: ‘I’m happier than I’ve ever been... now is a very good time in my life.’
The reason the 33-year-old has now decided to confirm her pregnancy after months of silence? To promote a brand new (and incredible) initiative between The Prince’s Trust charity and L’oréal Paris. The ‘All Worth It’ campaign will see 10,000 young people in the UK take part in self-confidence training, with the aim of helping them stamp out self-doubt.
Self-criticism is something Cheryl knows all about. ‘There was definitely a time when I struggled with self-doubt,’ she admits in her new video (watch it now at Look.co.uk). ‘I’m definitely in a place now where I don’t feel like I fail at things – I feel like I learn.’
Cheryl’s one of 15 ambassadors fronting the campaign, including Dame Helen Mirren, singer Louisa Johnson and Katie Piper, as well as blogger Victoria Magrath (In The FROW) and model Neelam Gill. We were lucky enough to attend the London launch and after hanging out with the stars of the campaign, it was clear to see that this all means a lot to them personally.
Katie, who was wearing a beautiful Victoria Beckham dress (‘I love the fit,’ she told us), admitted it was ‘overwhelming’ to be one of the ambassadors, while Louisa told us that it was a ‘really fun group’.
Neelam added: ‘I still have to give myself a pep talk when I’m feeling insecure before a shoot. I have to take myself to one side and remind myself that everyone’s human. It’s why I’m so glad to be part of this campaign.’
Dame Helen, who gave a confidence class to a group of youngsters at the launch, reminded us that: ‘We have a responsibility towards this generation to lead by example in what we say, how we act and what we do.’ And trust us, there’s no one who can make you feel empowered quite like Dame Helen.
Cheryl adds: ‘What initially inspired me to get involved with the Prince’s Trust was when I realised that if I just went back a little bit to the way I was feeling before, I could help people to motivate themselves.’
Hear, hear. Turn over to learn more about the campaign…