Cheryl Cole On The Queen: "She's So Delicate And Her Hair Is Like Candy Floss"

20 November 2012, 12:21 | Updated: 20 November 2012, 12:25

The Girls Aloud star met the Queen backstage at the Royal Variety Performance in London.

Cheryl Cole has praised the Queen after the pair met at the Royal Variety Performance in London.

Cheryl performed at the event last night (19th November) alongside her Girls Aloud band mates and shook hands with Her Majesty following the show.

"The Queen is so delicate. She has hair like candy floss and tiny little dancing style shoes .. Awww," Cheryl wrote in a message on Twitter after their meeting.

One Direction, Robbie Williams and Alicia Keys also performed at the concert at the Royal Albert Hall.

Meanwhile, Girls Aloud will perform their first major arena show since their reunion at Capital FM's Jingle Bell Ball next month.

Cheryl shakes hands with the Queen backstage at the Royal Variety Performance, which took place at the Royal Albert Hall in London: (pictures: ITV)

Cheryl Cole shaking the Queens hand

They will play the second night of the event, which takes place at the O2 Arena in London on the 8th and 9th December.

Girls Aloud release their new greatest hits collection 'Ten' this month.

The album features a selection of some of their most famous hits, as well as four new songs, including the recently released 'Something New'.