Cheryl Cole hits out at criticism over new rose tattoo

Former 'X Factor' judge confirms it's her bum in Nikko Hurtado's instagram post

Cheryl Cole has hit out at people criticising her new rose tattoo.

Yesterday (August 24), tattoo artist Nikko Hurtado posted an image on his instagram of someone’s bottom completely covered in ink. Cole later confirmed on Twitter that the bum belonged to her, and defended her decision to get the tattoo done.

In a series of tweets, she wrote:

The former Girls Aloud singer also revealed that the tattoo took approximately 9-10 hours to complete and that she has been hiding it from the public for the past eight months while it was being detailed. Below is the image posted on Nikko Hurtado’s instagram.