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EXCLUSIVE Cheryl will not make red carpet return at Cannes

Jabeen Waheed For Mailonline

Cheryl will not be attending Cannes Film Festival next month for the first time in seven years.

The pop princess, 33 – who welcomed her first child with boyfriend Liam Payne, 23, last month – has said it’s ‘too soon’ for her to think about leaving the country for work purposes when she has a newborn baby boy at home.

A source told MailOnline: ‘Cheryl only gave birth last month so understandably it is too soon for her to return to work.

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No red carpet comeback: New mother Cheryl will not be attending Cannes Film Festival next month for the first time in seven years 

No red carpet comeback: New mother Cheryl will not be attending Cannes Film Festival next month for the first time in seven years 

No red carpet comeback: New mother Cheryl will not be attending Cannes Film Festival next month for the first time in seven years 

‘Cheryl has always attended Cannes with L’Oreal Paris in her role as spokesmodel but there is no way she is going to leave the country with a new born baby. L’Oreal Paris are incredibly supportive of her decision.’

A spokesperson for L’Oreal Paris added to MailOnline: ‘Having only given birth less than one month ago, Cheryl will not be attending Cannes Film Festival 2017 with L’Oreal Paris.’   

It was claimed by The Sun that the singer would make her hotly-anticipated red carpet return at glamorous spectacle next month, marking her first public appearance as a mother.   

A source said: ‘As a brand ambassador for L’Oreal, Cheryl is contractually obliged to make an appearance at Cannes Film Festival. 

Doting: The pop princess, 33, has said it's 'too soon' for her to think about leaving the country for work purposes when she has a newborn baby boy at home

Doting: The pop princess, 33, has said it's 'too soon' for her to think about leaving the country for work purposes when she has a newborn baby boy at home

Doting: The pop princess, 33, has said it’s ‘too soon’ for her to think about leaving the country for work purposes when she has a newborn baby boy at home

Smitten with her family: The singer (pictured in November 2016) welcomed her first child with boyfriend Liam Payne, 23, last month

Smitten with her family: The singer (pictured in November 2016) welcomed her first child with boyfriend Liam Payne, 23, last month

Smitten with her family: The singer (pictured in November 2016) welcomed her first child with boyfriend Liam Payne, 23, last month

'Too soon': A source told MailOnline: 'Cheryl only gave birth last month so understandably it is too soon for her to return to work 

'Too soon': A source told MailOnline: 'Cheryl only gave birth last month so understandably it is too soon for her to return to work 

‘Too soon’: A source told MailOnline: ‘Cheryl only gave birth last month so understandably it is too soon for her to return to work 

‘Cannes is the most glamorous showbiz event in the world and Cheryl is always incredibly proud to be invited and represent the brand.’ 

‘Prestigious Cannes is the perfect way for Cheryl to return to the limelight, show off her post-baby figure and let everyone see how happy she is since becoming a mum.’

Cheryl has always hogged the limelight at the star-studded movie festival since making her big debut seven years ago. 

For her first big look in 2010, she stunned in a sexy cut-out white gown, before going on to take the plunge with one of her most recognisable red carpet looks the following year. 

In 2012 she injecting a splash of colour to her gown with a red faux-fur train and a year later flaunted her svelte frame in a wine-coloured figure-hugging gown. 

New mummy: L'Oreal are said to have been 'incredibly supportive' of Cheryl's decision not to return to the limelight for the glamorous annual film event  

New mummy: L'Oreal are said to have been 'incredibly supportive' of Cheryl's decision not to return to the limelight for the glamorous annual film event  

New mummy: L’Oreal are said to have been ‘incredibly supportive’ of Cheryl’s decision not to return to the limelight for the glamorous annual film event  

White hot: For her first big look in 2010, she stunned in a sexy cut-out white gown, (L) before going on to take the plunge with one of her most recognisable red carpet looks the following year

White hot: For her first big look in 2010, she stunned in a sexy cut-out white gown, (L) before going on to take the plunge with one of her most recognisable red carpet looks the following year

Daring: The sizzling white gown plunged to her navel and bared her busty assets

Daring: The sizzling white gown plunged to her navel and bared her busty assets

White hot: For her first big look in 2010, she stunned in a sexy cut-out white gown, (L) before going on to take the plunge with one of her most recognisable outfits the following year

Her next appearance at Cannes saw her donning a flirty leg-flashing black gown while in 2015 she oozed sophistication with a cream-coloured cape dress. 

Cheryl also chose Cannes to make her big debut after going public with her relationship with the One Direction hunk last year.

She stunned in a multi-coloured, patterned garment which bared her enviable frame. 

Meanwhile, Cheryl’s ex-husband Jean-Bernard will be at Cannes this year, with his new eponymous pop-up restaurant, Versini. 

After months of swirling pregnancy rumours, Cheryl and Liam confirmed the birth of their son on Saturday 25 March with a sweet Instagram of Liam cradling the tot.

The Promise This singer had gushed beside the image: ‘On Wednesday 22nd March Liam and I became parents to an incredibly beautiful, healthy baby boy, weighing 7lb 9 and looking like a dream.’

‘Although he still doesn’t have a name he is already stealing hearts. We are all madly in love and overwhelmingly happy with our little arrival.’

Eye-catching: In 2012 she injecting a splash of colour to her gown with a red faux-fur train (L) and a year later flaunted her svelte frame in a wine-coloured figure-hugging gown

Eye-catching: In 2012 she injecting a splash of colour to her gown with a red faux-fur train (L) and a year later flaunted her svelte frame in a wine-coloured figure-hugging gown

Stunning: With the emphasis on her gown, she opted to wear her locks in a loose chignon and kept her make-up low-key

Stunning: With the emphasis on her gown, she opted to wear her locks in a loose chignon and kept her make-up low-key

Eye-catching: In 2012 she injecting a splash of colour to her gown with a red faux-fur train (L) and a year later flaunted her svelte frame in a wine-coloured figure-hugging gown

Statement: Cheryl's next appearance at Cannes in 2014 saw her donning a flirty leg-flashing black gown as she hit the red carpet

Statement: Cheryl's next appearance at Cannes in 2014 saw her donning a flirty leg-flashing black gown as she hit the red carpet

Statement: Cheryl’s next appearance at Cannes in 2014 saw her donning a flirty leg-flashing black gown as she hit the red carpet

Regal: In 2015 she oozed sophistication with a cream-coloured cape dress which flashed her toned pins with a saucy thigh-high split 

Regal: In 2015 she oozed sophistication with a cream-coloured cape dress which flashed her toned pins with a saucy thigh-high split 

Regal: In 2015 she oozed sophistication with a cream-coloured cape dress which flashed her toned pins with a saucy thigh-high split 

‘Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers around the world. A day that now has a different meaning to me forever.’

Liam then took to his own Instagram to share the same snap, writing a touching tribute to Cheryl beside the same candid image.

‘My close friends and family know there are very few times when I’m left speechless… wow!’, he wrote.

‘I’m incredibly happy to welcome our new baby boy into the world, it’s a moment that I will never forget for the rest of my life and my favourite memory I have so far.’

Off the market glow: Cheryl also chose Cannes to make her big debut after going public with her relationship with the One Direction hunk last year

Off the market glow: Cheryl also chose Cannes to make her big debut after going public with her relationship with the One Direction hunk last year

Off the market glow: Cheryl also chose Cannes to make her big debut after going public with her relationship with the One Direction hunk last year

Proud parents: After months of pregnancy rumours, Cheryl and Liam confirmed the birth of their son on Saturday 25 March with a sweet Instagram of Liam cradling the tot

Proud parents: After months of pregnancy rumours, Cheryl and Liam confirmed the birth of their son on Saturday 25 March with a sweet Instagram of Liam cradling the tot

Proud parents: After months of pregnancy rumours, Cheryl and Liam confirmed the birth of their son on Saturday 25 March with a sweet Instagram of Liam cradling the tot

‘I’m completely in awe of his incredible mother and how she has been the whole way through this, she’s really made my dreams come true.

‘We haven’t named him yet but he’s already capturing hearts including mine. I feel very blessed.’

Liam and Cheryl first met on the X Factor in 2008 when he was auditioning at the tender age of 14 while she was a judge – before embarking on a romance at the start of last year. 

Journey of love: Liam and Cheryl first met on the X Factor in 2008 when he was auditioning at the tender age of 14 while she was a judge - before embarking on a romance in early 2016

Journey of love: Liam and Cheryl first met on the X Factor in 2008 when he was auditioning at the tender age of 14 while she was a judge - before embarking on a romance in early 2016

Journey of love: Liam and Cheryl first met on the X Factor in 2008 when he was auditioning at the tender age of 14 while she was a judge – before embarking on a romance in early 2016

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