Lewis Hamilton's girlfriend isn't a big spender

Nicole Scherzinger has revealed that she’s not one for splashing her cash – and would even collect discount coupons if she had the time.

The X Factor judge didn’t have much money as a youngster and it’s given her a frugal attitude towards spending.

Money is a great luxury and I can never have enough of it,’ says Nicole, 34.

That said, my people make fun of me because unless I go on a very occasional, once-every-couple-of-years shopping spree, I’m really quite frugal.

If I had time to collect discount coupons for a grocery store I would.

My family had no money when I was growing up so I still have that mentality and I’m not used to spending it.’

When she does splash out, Nicole – who is dating Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton – likes to treat her loved ones.

I spend it on my family and my home,’ the former Pussycat Dolls singer tells Live Magazine.

And I do allow myself a nice car.’

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Anna Francis