Cheryl has confirmed that she will not be taking on her husband's surname of Fernandez-Versini as "everyone seems to be having a hard time saying it".

The X Factor judge will simply be known as 'Cheryl' following her marriage to Frenchman Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini on July 7.

Speaking to the Sunday People, she said: "It's just Cheryl because everyone seems to be having a hard time saying it."