X Factor judge Cheryl Cole put finalist Wagner Carrilho on the spot

Cheryl Cole shocked viewers when she hit out at Wagner Carrilho live on Saturdays’ X Factor.

The Girls Aloud star was furious with the Brazilian singer after he called her ‘a girl from a council estate who got lucky’.

‘I don’t usually have anything constructive to say to you Wagner, but I believe you have made some comments about me being from a council estate and being a lucky girl,’ said Cheryl, 27.

‘I am very proud of my roots and I am very, very, lucky.

‘But if I was to give you any constructive advice, it would be don’t focus on everybody else or how lucky I am, but how lucky you are to be on that stage tonight.’

Wagner, 54, immediately tried to clarify his comments but Cheryl didn’t seem impressed. 

‘I said Cheryl is a role model for the young people in this country because I believe she lived in a council estate,’ he said.

‘So many people live in a council estate and don’t believe they can achieve a better standard of living. You are incredibly talented and beautiful and a princess.’

Fans were divided in their opinion about the spat.

Some viewers backed Cheryl‘s outburst while others felt it should have been dealt with privately backstage. 

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