As fans call for viewers to boycott The X Factor, former judge Cheryl, does little to calm the storm...

Cheryl Cole is not a women to mince her words, and if we’re not mistaken she has just taken an almighty pop at The X Factor – the show that made her the nations sweetheart!

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During a recent interview about her new perfume Stormflower Platinum the 33-year-old – who is rumoured to be expecting with Liam Payne – was asked what has been making her so happy of late.

‘I’ve been drinking too much hot chocolate,’ she joked. ‘That’s what I like to relax, hot chocolate and watching the telly. I’m excited for I’m a Celebrity… that I love. It is my favourite few weeks when this is on TV. Just chilling at home, no hair and make-up, in my jammies and dressing gown with the dogs sitting on the sofa.’

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But while she might be loving watching Carol Vorderman chow down on camel anus, there’s one show is NOT watching… The X Factor.

When asked if she’d been tuning in Cheryl replied. ‘No I  haven’t – should I be?’

And as viewers are calling for the show to be boycotted because joke-act Honey G continues to be in the running, Cheryl has fuelled the fire further.

‘I have heard a lot about Honey G,’ she tells Hello! ‘ I haven’t watched her so I can’t have an informed opinion, but my nieces and nephews think she is great and I really hope she wins, just for them!’

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Is it just us or is that MEGA AWKS? Cheryl and Liam – two people who owe all their fame and fortune to The X Factor – sitting on the sofa on the weekend and choosing NOT to tune into the show? We wonder what Simon thinks?

Despite the pair being widely rumoured to be expecting a baby, both have kept silent on the subject.

Numerous photos have emerged with Cheryl seemingly sporting a ‘baby bump’ so will they ever let us know one way or the other?

Watch this space…

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