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Cheryl Cole: US X Factor accent snub offends Geordies

Pop star Cheryl Cole has been dropped from the judging panel of the US version of The X Factor because of her strong Newcastle accent, a US website has claimed.

Geordies in her home city have said the US show's producers were wrong to axe the Girls Aloud star.