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  Racist claim 'embarrassed' Cheryl
Updated 15 October 2003, 19.29
Cheryl Tweedy was in court again on Tuesday
Girls Aloud star Cheryl Tweedy said she found claims that she was a racist "sickening, embarrassing, depressing."

The 20-year-old pop star broke down in tears during her trial for allegedy assaulting nightclub toilet attendant Sophie Amogbokpa.

The prosecution claim that as well as hittng the woman, Tweedy insulted her with racist slurs.

The singer admits hitting Amogbokpa, but says she was hit first, and that she didn't use any racist insults.

Tweedy described reading about the incident in the newspaper the following Sunday.

She broke down in tears again, and simply said it made her feel "sick".

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