Looking good, Chez!


Over the weekend, Cheryl finally returned to our screens as panellist on new BBC talent show The Greatest Dancer.

Joining her co-judges, Strictly professional Oti Mabuse and Glee actor and Broadway star Matthew Morrison, the trio began their quest for the UK’s most talented dancer.


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However, despite our delight at the TV return of our favourite Geordie babe, some viewers appeared to have a slightly more lacklustre reaction to the show…

Thankfully, 35-year-old Chezza refused to let the scrutiny get her down – opting to snub viewers critiques with a sizzling selfie!

Taking to Instagram, the former Girls Aloud star struck a defiant pose as she smouldered for the snap in front of a grand staircase.

Captioned with a simple black heart emoji, fans of the pop babe have been quick to share their well wishes.

‘You look beautiful,’ shared one, whilst another posted: ‘Saturday night was all yours! So proud.’

Agreeing, a third added: ‘Nice to see you back Cheryl, you look amazing.’

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Posting on Twitter, the mother of one-year-old Bear penned another message to fans – thanking them for tuning in to see her Greatest Dancer ‘squad’ make their TV debut.

‘I hope you all enjoyed the first ep of #TheGreatestDancer i absolutely love our little squad @OtiMabuse Mathewmorrison @Jordan_Banjo @AleshaOfficial,’ Chez shared.

Audiences were left divided during the debut Greatest Dancer episode – with some finding the format ‘infuriating’.

During the audition process, the live audience is given all the power as they decide who will proceed in the competition – an aspect of the show proving to be pretty controversial…

‘The greatest dancer is so infuriating. You get a street dance group of 4 lads who were entertaining but nothing special and get through in seconds. But a male ballet dancer whose technique was flawless and did twenty odd pirouettes doesn’t get through?,’ shared one.

Another added: ‘Watching The Greatest Dancer and I’m appalled by people’s reactions to cultured and skilled ballet dancing, bet 95% of the audience haven’t a clue what real talent is and how crazy hard that was to do.’

‘I wish people would understand the dedication and hard training that goes into being a ballet dancer… the public on the greatest dancer made such a bad decision,’ shared a third.

What were your thoughts?! Tweet us @CelebsNow.