Cheeky X Factor judges Cheryl, Rita and Grimmy poke fun at Simon in an amusing selfie

The X Factor might have a new panel this year but it looks like they’ve already struck up quite a bond.

New judges Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw posed for a selfie with Cheryl and Simon Cowell yesterday which resulted in a VERY funny group photo, mainly because of Simon’s face.

‘This is by far the best Simon Cowell photograph of all time. Gotta love him,’ Rita, 24, captioned the amusing snap.

‘Great auditions today London! See you tomorrow! @cherylofficial @nicholasgrimshaw’

Ah, Simon, you do make us giggle. The 55-year-old music mogul is at the front of the shot (obvs – he’s the boss!) and sports a bit of what we can only describe as a grimace.

With his eyes shut and a sort of smile on his face, it’s hard to tell if Simon is happy or in pain. Perhaps a bit of both?

Either way, it’s pretty funny and had Cheryl, 32, in stitches. Ms Fernandez-Versini shared the photo on her own Instagram and wrote: ‘I am crying’

Not to be left out, 30-year-old Grimmy also posted the shot.

‘I love this photo,’ the DJ told his followers. So do we, Nick!

It certainly looks like the X Factor judges are having fun this year. Best pals Grimmy and Rita looked excited as they cuddled up for a cute photo at the beginning of the day, which Nick captioned: ‘here we go….day 1 in London

Cheryl has also been enjoying herself both on set and behind the scenes. Yesterday the former Girls Aloud star amused her followers by sharing a video of herself dancing to 1980s pop music in her dressing room to kill some time – er, can we hang out with you please, Chezza?!

With auditions continuing today, we expect they’ll be plenty more funny selfies and amusing hijinks to come!

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