Cheryl Cole Kicks Off “X Factor” London Auditions

Posted Friday August 1, 2014 1:19 PM GMT

Gearing up for a whole new round of excitement, Cheryl Cole showed up at Wembley Arena on Friday (August 1) for Day 1 of “The X Factor” auditions.

The sexy British singer greeted contestants and posed for photos in a dazzling white and green dress ahead of the big event.

Meanwhile, Simon Cowell weighed in with his opinion on Cheryl’s sudden marriage to Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini.

In his typical snide tone, Cowell stated, "I'm surprised Cheryl has found someone to be with her full time as she's such high maintenance." However, it seems Simon was just joking as he earlier told press, “Cheryl is the happiest I have ever seen her. Her new husband is a great guy."

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