Cheryl Cole makes Steve McDonald's jaw drop as she makes her entrance into the Rovers Return on Coronation Street. The pop star from Newcastle is making her cameo appearance as part of ITV's Text Santa appeal, to raise money for a selection of charities.
The scenes featuring Cheryl Cole will be broadcast tonight at 8pm on ITV.
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