With rumours continuing to abound that Cheryl Fernandez-Versini’s marriage is on the rocks, it’s now reported that the ‘X Factor’ judge has turned to her friend Khloe Kardashian for relationship advice.

The 32 year old married French restauranteur Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini only last year, and the pair are said to have spent the Christmas holidays apart, in addition to her deleting a photo of her husband from her Instagram account last week.

Cheryl has apparently spoken to 31 year old reality star Khloe, herself recently heartbroken over her finalised divorce from Lamar Odom, who remains hospitalised after his accidental drug overdose during the summer.

Cheryl Fernandez VersiniCheryl Fernandez-Versini has apparently been seeking advice from Khloe Kardashian

A source told Closer magazine on Tuesday (December 29th) that they’ve been speaking on the phone. “Cheryl and Khloe are in contact every so often and after the past few months, Cheryl admitted to her that she was finding things tough.”

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“Khloe told her she'd had therapy during tough times and advised Cheryl not to be afraid of talking things through with her friends and asking them for support.”

The pair have apparently been friends for years, ever since Khloe surprisingly named Cheryl as her ‘Woman Crush Wednesday’ on Twitter back in 2012. “My #WCW is miss @ladyccole,” the ‘KUWTK’ star wrote back then. “Sometimes you meet people and you click instantly. Her beauty is more than skin deep… I love this lady's spirit.”

Cheryl has not been photographed with her husband for over a month, and she recently removed an Instagram picture of him showing off his abs that she had originally posted in August. Only one picture of Jean-Bernard now remains, taken during the summer of 2014, which put the rumour mill into overdrive.

In return, he has apparently switched his own account to private and has only been posting emojis hinting at distress.

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