Cheryl Cole, fuel romance rumours

Last Updated: May 23, 2010, 15:38 PM IST

London: Cheryl Cole has fuelled romance rumours with after the pair held hands and crooned a duet at a bash aboard the Black Eyed Peas` yacht in Cannes.

"It was electric. We anchored half-a-mile off Monaco and it was like a mini concert. Cheryl and Will looked very much like a couple. The crowd was wall-to-wall VIP but they were all clapping at the end," the Mirror quoted a crewmember of the 10-million-pound super yacht Black Shadow, as saying. is also expected to introduce Cheryl to his family at his sister’s soon-to-be held wedding.

His mum Debra Cain confirmed Cole had been invited to the LA ceremony next Saturday.

"Yes, we are saving a seat for her. We love Cheryl and we are very happy she is performing with William. I spoke to him yesterday and he is really enjoying this tour with her," she said.

Debra added: "I can’t tell you if they are boyfriend or girlfriend, you will just have to wait and see what happens.

"William does have a girlfriend, but I can’t tell you who it is. It is a secret."