Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, the artist formally known as Cheryl Cole/Tweedy received a backlash on Twitter on Sunday evening following her performance on the X Factor. She was introducing her new song, “I don’t care” to the nation via the ever-popular ‘talent’ contest but thousands of people on Twitter were quick to point out that she appeared to be miming.
Here are a selection of amusing/criticising tweets…
Cheryl could be going home here #xfactor
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) November 2, 2014
The recording of Cheryl Cole's autobiography was the first time an audiobook had ever been mimed.
— Danny Wallace 🇪🇺 (@dannywallace) November 2, 2014
Doesn't matter how many surnames you have you can't sing Cheryl!
— Nick Matthew OBE (@nickmatthew) November 2, 2014
Buzzfeed ignored her singing and were more concerned with her outfit…
— BuzzFeed UK (@BuzzFeedUK) November 2, 2014