London, July 16 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger was reportedly not impressed when the host of "The X Factor" auditions mentioned about her new single status.
The singer was dressed to the occasion in a pink short dressed and was geared up to select contestants here when presenter Ian Royce said to the audience: "Nicole's single."
Scherzinger, who parted ways with F1 champion Lewis Hamilton this month, did not look pleased when Royce tried to flirt with her, reports thesun.co.uk.
He said: "I haven't got a race car but I'm single too."
But the comment was not taken kindly.
"Nicole didn't look happy. It seemed too soon for jokes," a source said.
Scherzinger's co-judges Gary Barlow, Sharon Osbourne and Louis Walsh were also present at the auditions.