Cheryl has afternoon tea with Prince Charles

Cheryl Cole has announced the launch of a charity foundation with the Prince's Trust.

The X Factor judge had an audience Prince Charles at Clarence House to discuss her plans to start the project in April.

It will provide vital funds for the Trust's work in the pop star's home town of Newcastle and surrounding areas.

The Girls Aloud star – who was smartly dressed, but still fashion-forward for her royal audience – said she wanted her foundation to help youngsters fulfil their potential.


"Too many young people grow up thinking no-one cares and don't believe they can make anything of themselves.

"They have so much potential – but can go off the rails without the right care and support. I want my foundation to help them realise their potential and get their lives on track.

"I have always been a great admirer of the work of the Prince's Trust with disadvantaged young people across the UK. It's the perfect charity for my foundation to support."




Founded in 1976, the Prince's flagship charity has helped disadvantaged young people across the country to find employment or return to education.

His sons are likely to be pleased by the collaboration. Prince William and Prince Harry are said to be ‘big fans’ of Cheryl.