Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger got a cuddle from one of her smallest fans

It might be because it's the end of the week, and we're all getting a bit tired and emotional, but these pictures of Nicole Scherzinger getting hugs from two of her smallest fans have made us feel all warm inside.

The singer was greeted by the two children, who were wrapped up from the cold in puffa jackets and tiny boots, outside the BBC Breakfast studios in Manchester, and looked every bit as pleased as they did to get a hug on this chilly morning.

Dressed in a top-to-toe black ensemble, comprising a pair of skinny jeans, tailored blazer and vest top, the singer knelt down for a cuddle with the kids, even receiving a peck on the cheek from the boy in blue.

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