Cheryl Cole thought that X Factor judge and former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger was 'crazy,' 'odd,' and 'weird' when they first met, the singer has revealed.
In a leaked extract of 'Cheryl: My Story' that was posted on Twitter today, the Girls Aloud member wrote: “The first time I met Nicole was when she was performing on The X Factor in London.”
“'Oh my God, Cheryl! You're just as pretty in real life! I heard your song on the radio!' she had gushed. It was really embarrassing,” Cheryl writes in her book, which is due to launch tomorrow.
“Then she started singing 'Promise This' to me, and I swear to God the woman sang the whole song, to my face,” Cheryl says. “It was just so awkward, and every time I stood next to her she started singing it again.”
“I thought how that would be like me going up to Britney and singing the whole of 'Baby, One More Time' in her face,” continues Cheryl. “Can you imagine how weird that would be?”
“Nicole was singing and dancing to her own songs,” Cheryl wrote when speaking about the second time they met during production of The X Factor USA. “I found that a bit crazy and odd.”
Cheryl was later axed from The X Factor USA, and, as revealed in her new book, sent boss Simon Cowell a furious text message after the sacking.
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