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Cheryl's ex Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini opens up about their split

He said he didn't like being thrust into Cheryl's 'mad world'

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Gemma Strong
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Cheryl's ex-husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini has spoken about his short-lived marriage to the star. JB, who married Cheryl in 2014 after a whirlwind three month romance, has now said he didn't feel comfortable being in the spotlight at the time, and admits he has lost a lot since the end of their relationship. Speaking to the Mirror, JB said: "I've lost a lot. I don't have my parents, I don't have a girlfriend. I'm alone now."

Jean-Bernard and Cheryl split in 2015

He continued: "I married someone who was famous. I was thrust into this mad world – I didn't like it." But the restaurateur, whose father passed away during the marriage, insisted that he had survived the split. "There was really awful things said about me, about my family, but I feel like I survived it," he said. "And I'm here, surviving, doing my thing." JB, who split from Cheryl in 2015, concluded: "It's been two years – I feel like a different person. That was the old me."

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