Digital Spy caught up with the guys from the British boy band Avenue, where the group that was disqualified from ‘The X Factor’ for already having a management deal was asked what they felt about Cheryl Cole replacing Sharon Osbourne on the program. “Brilliant,” Jonny Lloyd responded. “What I like about her is that she always says it how it is. She doesn’t pussy-foot around or anything – she’s very straight-talking.” Andy Brown added, “Because she came from ‘Popstars: The Rivals’ she knows every stage of the process and she’ll be able to empathize with the contestants. It’s brilliant that she’s come full circle like this.” Max George said, “I’d audition again just to see her! I’d just be singing right into her eyes!” Read more.