X Factor's Tulisa has confessed to having a "girl crush" on new panel member Nicole!
Tulisa was keen to dispel any rumours of a rivalry between the pair, saying this week that the former X Factor USA judge was "humble".
Speaking to the Daily Mail, Tulisa admitted: "Even I have a girl crush on her. I didn’t know if I’d like her.
"When you see her on stage she seems like a diva, but the surprise was she’s actually really humble."
And Tulisa is not the only one smitten with the new judge.
Louis Walsh told the newspaper about Nicole: "She’s the most beautiful woman in the world."
He explained: "Tulisa’s great, but she’s Tulisa. She’s clever and funny and outspoken and is like your sister, if you had a bold sister. She’s brilliant, but a little rough around the edges. Nicole is… just beautiful."
However a modest Nicole tells the publication today: "I never thought I was beautiful.
"I grew up in Kentucky where everyone looked like Tulisa. I wasn’t comfortable in my skin until quite recently. I was the last person in the world you’d think would end up in a band like the Pussycat Dolls. When my friends heard I was in it they all said, 'Are you serious?'"
[cat c="the x factor"]The X Factor UK[/cat] kicks off next Saturday at 8PM on ITV1.