Cheryl Cole @ 2011 Pride of Britain Awards

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Cheryl Cole recently went to Afghanistan as part of a trip to help boost the morale of British soldiers. Admitting that the training was frightening, Cheryl says that nothing would’ve stopped her from making the trip. It was even reported that she exchanged numbers with one of the soldiers and was planning to call him.

“They warn you about coping with all kinds of scary scenarios – things like having a gun put to your head. I was warned before I went out there that it could be dangerous. But nothing was going to stop me from going. And I’m just so glad I did.

“Afghanistan was an unbelievable experience. The whole trip was incredible. The men and women I met out there were inspirational, and so amazingly brave and dedicated.

“I’ve stayed in touch with some of the troops through Twitter and they’ve been sending nice messages. It was a privilege to see what goes on out there.” [Source]