Cheryl is so proud of her ex-bandmate

Cheryl Cole thinks Nicola Roberts‘ new music is amazing.

The singer, 30 – who’s very close to Nicola, 28 – revealed on Twitter yesterday that her ex-Girls Aloud bandmate’s work had been making her cry.

Cheryl posted an emoticon of a weeping face after writing a sweet message about Nicola.

‘.@NicolaRoberts is like a little volcano just bubbling away waiting to erupt with hits! #watchthisspace #mygirl #soproud she’s got me like😭,’ Tweeted Cheryl.

Cheryl has been showcasing some of her own new projects – snaps of The X Factor judge’s latest L’Oreal campaign for their Feria Extreme Ombré hair dye have been released.

The photos show Cheryl looking super-hot in sporty black harem pants, a matching translucent top that displays her bra and a knee-length hooded jacket.

She accessorises the edgy ensemble with a pair of shades, heels and a dog tag necklace, while her blonde locks have been styled into glamorous loose waves.

Cheryl is appearing in her first music-led film for the brand, which will see her have a ‘dance off’ between her new loud hair colour and the volume of the music track.

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