X Factor USA: Cheryl Cole finally outshines Paula Abdul at Chicago auditions

X Factor USA: Cheryl Cole finally outshines Paula Abdul at Chicago auditions

Spot on at last! Cheryl Cole finally outshines Paula Abdul as X Factor auditions roll into Chicago

1:23 AM on 20th May 2011

Short and sweet: Cheryl Cole arriving at the Sears Convention Centre in Chicago for X Factor auditions today Short and sweet: Cheryl Cole arriving at the Sears Convention Centre in Chicago for X Factor auditions today

Short and sweet: Cheryl Cole arriving at the Sears Convention Centre in Chicago for X Factor auditions today

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That”s wild! Paula Abdul wore a floral print top with a leopard print mini-skirt

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Didn”t you get my memo Paul and Cheryl both wore purple at the LA auditions earlier this month and they also opted for orange outfits at the Fox Upfront party on Monday

Greeting the crowd: LA Reid and Paula Abdul welcome the hoards of cheering wannabes Greeting the crowd: LA Reid and Paula Abdul welcome the hoards of cheering wannabes

Greeting the crowd: LA Reid and Paula Abdul welcome the hoards of cheering wannabes

X Men: Simon Cowell shows his support for the show as he heads into the arena X Men: Simon Cowell shows his support for the show as he heads into the arena

X Men: Simon Cowell shows his support for the show as he heads into the arena