CHERYL Fernandez-Versini stepped out for the first round of The X Factor auditions just days after slamming fans for skinny-shaming her.
The singer appeared in Manchester along with the likes of Nick Grimshaw, Olly Murs and Caroline Flack for the filming of the popular ITV show.
She wore all black, teaming her high-waisted palazzo pants with a simple crop top, and had her hair slightly waved for the occasion.
Kimberley Walsh’s pal made the appearance just days after hitting out at fans who took to social media to express how skinny they thought she had become.
After one fan labelled her “a bag of bones” on Instagram, Cheryl quickly snapped back, insisting that nobody knew what she’d been through lately.
“I am so sick and tired of it being ok to call somebody too thin or a ‘bag of bones,'” she wrote in a response to the comment.
“I would never dream of calling somebody too fat and that they should maybe cut down on their food intake? What is the difference?
“You have no idea what I have been through. Just losing my father in law very recently and everything that comes with that. Not that I am or should justify myself to anyone.”
Jean-Bernard’s wife went on to suggest that people should show some respect and consider what they say about others.
“”I’m so f***ing sick of people thinking it’s ok to be mean or body shame anyone. And it’s woman on woman. Have some respect and maybe think there may be reasons why before opening your mouth please.”