The singer has revealed she has been subjected to vicious attacks, on Twitter and Facebook, for more than a year.
Cole spoke about the cyber bullies as she told Grazia magazine that she could relate to the teenagers helped by her charity, The Cheryl Cole Foundation.
‘I get what these kids have gone through because I had a tough upbringing and I understand what it feels like to get bullied like some of them,’ she said of growing up while living on a tough Newcastle council estate.
The former X Factor judge added: ‘In the last few years, I’ve been bullied on Facebook and Twitter. It’s evil and very public.
‘People judge my appearance and hair, and say that I look fat.’
Speaking while meeting some of the teenagers that her Foundation has worked with, she told the magazine: ‘I want to help these young people because I know how it feels to come out on the other side and be someone who achieves.’
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