It has emerged song artist Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is to divorce her French husband after 18 months of marriage, revealing what may be a time of courage and perseverance for the X-Factor judge.
Cheryl and Jean-Bernard married on the island of Mustique in July 2014 and coincided with her care free single which may have attempted to encourage women everywhere to share a mentality of mental freedom and happiness, traits which may be considered essential in remaining strong as public figure within the spotlight.
Following the X-Factor series of 2015, the show emerged a variety of public opinion and allegations made across the nation, seeing vocality from the tabloids, fans and even ‘The Apprentice’ judge Alan Sugar on his views on Cheryl’s weight which may have highlighted a productive dialogue surrounding body-image.
Following a successful singing career, the year of 2014 seeing a variety of innovative songs produced, reaching the number one in the UK, making Fernandez-Versini the first British female to have five number ones in the country alongside Jess Glynne. Similarly the singer’s reputable ability to produce music throughout her emotional trials, may reflect her triumph and professionalism, seeing her recently stating on an Instagram post “Think it’s time for the studio!”. This may also highlight the independence and strength of the public figure who seeks to stay determined regardless of her divorce and may offer an insight into the tone of music Cheryl may be producing this year.
As a restauranteur, Jean-Bernard ran the successful pop up bar Cosy Box in Cannes, and was believed to be looking to build another restaurant in London which may be considered a world apart from the performer’s high paced lifestyle. This may reflect the challenges which may have been produced in combining both realities, which may be an indicative factor to fans as to why the split may have occurred. This may provide audiences with a broader understanding of the complex reality which may arise when combining a celebrity and a non-celebrity love interest.
Cheryl may have taken the courageous step in knowing that her husband was on another life journey, and so may have removed ties in order to remain happy and motivated, thus may show her dedication to her work-ethic and a motivation to stay true to her vision.
Likewise, the split may also see a new era of exposure for Cheryl, who may take the opportunity to speak up on the divorce as an essential part of growth and change, resulting in a determined individual musically. This may have the ability to expand audiences understanding of her, as her music may have the ability to become a vehicle into expressing her journey. In the past her music may have been a voice for the singer, and following the end of her last relationship to former sportsmen Ashley Cole, it may continue to be a device in encouraging and empowering women to remain confident, independent and to survive amidst tribulation.
Cheryl’s understanding of herself as a public figure, and therefore an idol to women, may have contributed to the private nature of her split, reflecting the value she has in her personal life. Likewise, her ability to inspire other women through her self-respect and drive of independence may strongly present her as a positive role model.
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini often uses her social media, as a vehicle of expression to her fans and reflects in her Instagram a sense of motivation for the coming year ahead. The artist captioned; “Bye 2015… You’ve been real!!!!! You have taught me a lot however I am happy to see the back of you!!” which may reflect a sense of optimism for her future as a single woman, who looks to the productive side of life and see’s a future of movie forward. Her ability to also refrain from taking advantage of her challenging times by posting emotional pictures may also contribute to her sense of dexterity and keen may project a role model for other people going through similar adversities. Therefore Cheryl resilience may be an example to women globally.
How might Cheryl Fernandes-Versini’s split have a productive impact on women worldwide?