Cheryl Cole is 'Dimples' to Derek

You thought she was busy mentoring her X-Factor starlets.

But Cheryl Cole's found some time this week for a quick trip to LA and a reunion with Derek Hough.

Earlier this week on Twitter the dance posted a message to the woman he calls "dimples", It said "Dimples is number one wahooooooooooooooooo !!!! So proud of her, especially after such a tough year."

In June the pair went to Tanzania together where Cheryl caught life-threatening malaria.

So is she dating Derek or not? Well, in her Life Stories interview with Piers Morgan Cheryl did say Hough "was amazing" and that he "saved her life" but added "I am not confirming or denying anything. People can think he's my boyfriend, people can think he's my best friend."

You decide

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