Nicole Scherzinger ‘wouldn’t wish a long-distance relationship on anyone’. The ‘Don’t Hold Your Breath’ hitmaker ‘ who has been dating Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton on and off for the past three years – explained while the couple have come to terms with not seeing each other very often due to their respective career commitments, they won’t go for longer than a month without meeting up.
She said: “More than a month is a little too long. I wouldn’t wish long distance on anyone.”
Despite her being supportive of his career, Nicole admitted not being able to cheer Lewis on at his races is hard.
She added: “It’s hard. I know that as much as I support him, he sees other drivers who have their girls with them the whole time.”
However, the former Pussycat Dolls singer insists she is an “independent woman”, which is very important to her.
Nicole said: “I’m my own independent woman. I take pride in coming from humble beginnings and taking care financially of my whole family.
“You have to be independent when you’re in this industry. You have to stand up for what you believe in, what you want and who you are.”
Amy Winehouse was stopped from meeting Prince Harry at a music festival ‘ being told by security to stay away.The ‘Rehab’ singer had tried to slip onto the side of the stage at London’s Wireless festival to get closer to the British royal during Jay-Z’s performance in Hyde Park on last Sunday night. But the beehived pop star ‘ who has battled drink and drug addictions ‘ was determined to get the prince’s attention and shouted over security guard’s heads: ‘Oi Harry. Oi Harry. How are ya love? I only wanted to say hello to Harry.” A group of celebrities in the exclusive area – including Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Moss, Lewis Hamilton and Jay-Z’s wife Beyonce Knowles ‘ looked stunned as Amy continued to try and get his attention. Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding was also seen giggling at Amy’s attempts to lure the prince into a conversation before organisers told 26-year-old Amy to stay away and be quiet. A reveller told the Daily Mirror newspaper: “Amy was so desperate to get near him. She didn’t care who heard as she yelled.”Although he ignored Amy, the 25-year-old royal was himself snubbed last week ‘ by pop star Pink. Harry is a big fan of the ‘Trouble’ hitmaker and was hoping to catch up with the singer before she performed her set on Friday at the Wireless festival, but her representatives said she was too busy to chat with him. An insider revealed to the Daily Star newspaper: “Harry was hoping to meet Pink before she went on stage but she was too ready to rock to see anyone.”
Nicole Scherzinger wants to start a music camp for disabled people. The Pussycat Dolls singer has been inspired by her aunt, who has Down syndrome, to set up a project where she aims to teach people who are affected by the chromosomal disorder. Nicole, 31, told Los Angeles’ Talk Radio station: ‘I grew up with my aunt who is actually younger than me because my grandmother had her at an older age and she has Down syndrome. ‘She has always had a special place in my heart and is such a wonderful addition to our family. ‘I used to tell my girls in the Pussycat Dolls that I would have my own musical camp or school where I would teach people with special disabilities or Down syndrome.’ Nicole – who is currently competing on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ – hopes her camp will raise awareness of people with Down syndrome. Nicole’s boyfriend, Formula 1 racing champion Lewis Hamilton, has also been inspired by a disabled family member. Lewis’ brother Nicolas suffers from Cerebral Palsy and in his autobiography, ‘My Story’, Lewis wrote: ‘I only have to think of one person to keep me motivated and put a smile on my face, my brother Nicolas. ‘I often try to imagine myself in Nic’s position. I don’t think I would be anywhere near as strong as him. There’s so much to admire in him. ‘So, whatever I am doing, I say to myself, ‘If you think it’s hard to do this, then think again.’ ‘ Lewis has his own charity, the Lewis Hamilton Foundation, which focuses on improving the lives of children and young people in ill health or poverty across the world.
Lewis Hamilton is renting two houses in Los Angeles so he can be near Nicole Scherzinger. The British Formula One driver – who recently reunited with the Pussycat Dolls singer – is renting properties in Melrose Avenue and Park La Brea so they can be together as often as possible, despite their hectic careers. A source said: ‘Lewis is determined to give their relationship another go. It unravelled before because they were never together in the same place, which made seeing each other very complicated.’ Nicole has signed up for ‘Dancing with the Stars’ – where she has been partnered with Cheryl Cole’s friend Derek Hough – and Lewis wants to be able to spend as much time with her as he can while she remains in the show, which is filmed in Los Angeles. The source added to The Sun newspaper: ‘Depending on how well Nicole does in the show, she could be in Los Angeles for months. ‘Lewis likes a bit of variety so he’s opted for two properties, a secluded house in Melrose and a swanky penthouse near his favourite shopping arcade, The Grove.’ Earlier this week, Lewis admitted he and Nicole were determined to make their relationship work this time. The racing champion – who rekindled his romance with the pop beauty after the pair split in early January due to work pressures – said: ‘You make it work, you do all you can, you know? When something is worth it, you do it.”
Nicole Scherzinger wants to be a Bond girl. The Pussycat Dolls singer – who recently split from Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton after almost two years together – reportedly ended their relationship in order to further her acting ambitions and has set her sights on taking on the lead female role opposite Daniel Craig in the next movie about iconic British spy James Bond.
A friend of the star said: “Nicole is fiercely ambitious and didn’t want to spend her next few years following Lewis around the globe. He wanted her to be his companion as he went from one place to another, but she was not prepared to pack in her career, and that led to a number of arguments.
“She has lined up some meetings in Hollywood. Nicole is very athletic and sees herself in action movies. She has even said her ideal role would be to star as the next Bond girl. Why not? She has the looks and the physique for it. ” Despite her acting ambitions, the 31-year-old beauty hasn’t turned her back on the music industry, as she is currently writing a number of songs for her solo album, as well as a new LP with her group. The source added to Britain’s Hello! magazine: “The record is building a new Pussycat Dolls around Nicole and she wasn’t prepared to sacrifice this. They say heartbreak is good for creativity and, since splitting, Nicole has written a couple of tortured love songs for her new solo album.” Lewis – who is still on speaking terms with Nicole – recently insisted he is staying upbeat about the future and trying to put his heartbreak behind him. The 25-year-old star said: “I just want to move forward in a positive manner. The focus is on this season and doing the best I possibly can and getting the results on the track. I’m keeping my mind on that.”
Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger has insisted that music will always take priority over her love life. The 31-year-old singer, who is currently involved in a relationship with Formula 1′s Lewis Hamilton, revealed her attitude towards life and love in an interview with The Observer. Speaking to the newspaper, Scherzinger explained: “Sex is not important to me but making love is – but music is more important. Having my relationship so much in the spotlight definitely makes things interesting.” Asked if she is satisfied with her current commitments, she replied: “Yes, I’m happy. It’s hard because you always want the next thing – you’re always expecting so much of life and of yourself – but I’ve really learned in the past year how to be happy in the moment.” Scherzinger added that she would be willing to seek help from a therapist if her personal life ever took a turn for the worse. “I’ve never had it, but I’d consider it for the future, sure,” she confirmed. “I would use whatever help was available – I think we all should.” The star has previously admitted that she is hoping to marry Hamilton in the near future