Holden said she has just returned from the US where she caught up with Cole who was recently taken to hospital after contracting malaria. "I had some drinks with her. She's fabulous. I think people should stop seeing her as as this little hard done-by girl," the Mirror quoted Holden as saying.
"She's a feisty, strong girl from Newcastle and she isn't who she is through being airy fairy. She's strong and she's good. She's absolutely fine and she doesn't need a man," she added.