Kimberley Walsh appeared to confirm Cheryl IS pregnant at the Pride of Britain Awards tonight, insisting she’s not been told to keep the news a secret. 1cheryThe former Girls Aloud star, who is also pregnant with her second child, looked stunning in a black and gold dress as she walked the red carpet. ┬áCheryl had previously tweeted to explain she was going to miss the awards show, admitting she was “gutted” about it.

Speaking to The Mirror, she said: “It’s such a lovely event to come to, I try and come as often as I can, even when very pregnant. There are always so many amazing stories, it’s one of those that you really want to be at. It’s always quite emotional. I’m already emotional, it’s going to be waterworks central! I’ve got tissues at the ready so hopefully I’ll get through it.”

Asked about Cheryl’s pregnancy rumours, she said: “It’s not that I’m not allowed [to talk about it]. It’s just that she’s my best friend. I don’t want to talk about her … anyway.”

The Mirror jounalist told Kimberley to pass on the paper’s congratulations to the star, to which she replied: “Thank you.”