Cheryl Fernandez-Versini hits back at body image critics and brands being

Cheryl felt she had to comment back, explaining that she had lost a few weight due to the stress of the recent death of her father-in-law, and asking (quite rightly) for people to stop thinking it’s acceptable to comment on her figure.


They have to impress the panel including Nick Grimshaw, Rita Ora, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Simon Cowell. “Something has to be done, changed, even if it’s done in law”.

But you know our Chezza, she’s a fighter and she knows that a ‘good sailor would never be a good sailor if he hadn’t experienced a rough sea’. And being overweight is unhealthy – it’s actually a bad message to tell someone who is obese that they look ‘curvy or ‘great.

Adding: “But you know what?” After this length of time, there’s nothing I can hear about myself that I haven’t already heard‘.

“I’m like a sponge and I’m too sensitive” she said. I think this happens just as much as shaming someone for being bigger.

Here’s a sneak peek of what else she told us in our November issue, out this Thursday, 1st of October. You’ve got to face up to these things.

Oh, and there is that small matter of Mr. Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini of not only having the swish-est name in showbiz, but also being a bit of a hottie.

Cowell will be mentoring the Overs, which include backing singer Anton Stephans, Leeds resident Bupsi, soulful Jennifer Phillips and Irishman Joseph McCaul.

While the Rugby World Cup seems to be grabbing the country’s imagination right now, the 12 season of The X Factor continues on ITV1 tonight (September 27).

‘I’m going to be tougher this year.

What do you think of Cheryl’s views?

As well as judging, Cheryl gave a number of memorable performances on The X Factor.

While the cover image shows the former Girls Aloud star in rock star mode with a leather jacket draped around her shoulders and a gold mini dress underneath, the inside shots have a more retro vibe.


We mean, why can’t we all just get along, hmm?

The X Factor: Cheryl and Rita Ora star on ITV1 tonight (September 27)