Cheryl Fernandez-Versini REALLY doesn’t want people to worry about her body.
When the 32-year-old stepped out at the first X Factor auditions last month, some fans felt a little concerned about her super-slim figure.
But now Cheryl has pleaded for those people to believe she definitely isn’t suffering from any kind of eating disorder.
‘No, I’m not anorexic,’ Cheryl tells the Daily Mirror.
‘I work 12 to 14 hours a day. I don’t even have time at the moment to exercise – and I don’t need to either. It’s nice that people are concerned, but honestly there’s no cause for concern.’
This isn’t the first time that Cheryl has spoken out about her weight. She reportedly hit back at a cruel Instagram troll who told her she looked like ‘a bag of bones’ in a recent Instagram photo.
Chezza is said to have replied to the harsh comment with the heartfelt retort: ‘I am so sick and tired of it being ok to call somebody to thin or “a bag of bones”!
‘I would never dream of calling somebody too fat and that they should maybe cut down on their food intake ? What is the difference.’
She then told The Sun: ‘It’s not nice but the thing is that I’ve been doing this for 13 years, but there are people out there going through similar things to me that feel the same thing, it hurts them.
‘There are young girls out there and it shouldn’t be happening to them.’
Now Cheryl’s got even more honest about the whole situation.
‘It all started with a girl on Instagram calling us a bag of bones,’ she continues to the Mirror.
‘At the time I was thinking people are so quick to judge without thinking: “Is there a reason why this person might be like that?”
‘Right now I feel like we are facing a lot of body issues in general – girls expected to have big booties, girls with thin legs – and it’s impossible. It needs to slow down, or stop. It’s highlighting body insecurities and it’s not right.’
Well said, Cheryl.