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13 July 2012, 12:52
Cheryl says she's "not stupid" and knows how to stand up for herself.
Cheryl Cole has declared that she won't let people push her around and is "not stupid".
The 'Call My Name' star made the comments while filming a photoshoot for Spanish fashion magazine S Moda, and said she has always considered herself to be a "strong person".
"I'm not afraid to be weak or show my feelings, but mainly I consider myself a strong person," Cheryl told the publication. "I won't let myself get pushed around.
"I'm not stupid," Cheryl added.
'Parachute' singer Cheryl also discussed comments she made back in 2009 about only trusting her mother and pet dogs, and says she has learned to trust more people around her now.
"I was asked that question during a very weird time in my life," she explained. 'So I said that to try and make people leave me alone.
"I also trust my team, my family and my friends."
View a picture of Cheryl Cole at Cannes Film Festival 2012 earlier this year below (Credit: PA):
This week has seen Cheryl visiting the North East of England to meet people who have been helped by her Prince's Trust Foundation, where she explained that music had saved her life and stopped her going down a "lost" path.
Cheryl Cole has also announced plans to release her official autobiography through HarperCollins publishers on 11th October.
Check out a behind the scenes video from Cheryl's photoshoot with the Spanish fashion magazine below: