London (ANI): Cheryl Cole has lost half a stone as she battles
malaria, it has emerged. Her weight is now just over 7 stone and
she has reportedly turned so thin that her bones poke out. Cole"s
condition has become so fragile that doctors have banned her from
"Cheryl is far too thin. She was 7'st to 8st before but she
doesn't have any meat on her now. Her hipbones literally stick out.
She won't be dancing for some time. Her routines were exhausting," News Of World quoted a source as saying. The skeletal 5ft 3in star
has been put on a strict weight-gain programme as she"s
Her Body Mass Index has dropped from a healthy 19.8 to an
underweight 17.4 - some model agencies insist models have a minimum
of 18.5. Cheryl, 27, is now recovering at her 6-million-pound
Surrey mansion with the help of mum Joan Callaghan and pal
"Cheryl understands that she now has to follow medical advice.
Her ridiculously busy work routine is off so there's time for her
to focus on getting healthy and putting the weight back on," the