Cheryl had an embarrassing encounter

Cheryl Cole is in awe of beautiful Kim Kardashian.

The Girls Aloud star was bowled over by a flawless-looking Kim, 32, when they ran into each other in the gym one day.

Unfortunately Cheryl wasn’t feeling quite so hot herself after a gruelling workout, leaving her feeling a bit embarrassed.

‘I bumped into Kim in a gym in Los Angeles once,’ Cheryl, 30, tells Hello!

‘It was super early and I looked like death, my hair was frizzy and I was all sweaty. And in she came looking great; her hair was all straight and shiny, she’s beautiful with no make-up on.

‘I mean, that woman is stunning. There I was doing hardcore cardio and she was doing toning exercises.’

In May Cheryl Tweeted Kim to praise her after she received criticism over her weight while pregnant with baby North West.

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Anna Francis