Paula Abdul happy Nicole Scherzinger got help for bulimia

Last Updated: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 10:20 hrs

Paula Abdul has applauded Nicole Scherzinger for seeking help to overcome her longtime battle with bulimia.

The former Pussycat Dolls star confessed to struggling with the eating disorder in a new Tv expose and credited her race ace boyfriend Lewis Hamilton with encouraging her to get healthy.

Now Abdul, who once sat alongside Scherzinger as a judge on U.S. reality show The X Factor, has heaped praise on the 33 year old for having the strength to reach out for support for a condition she also battled.

"She knew that she needed to get help, and she got help. You can't ever do those things alone. It's very important that you get the proper help that you need," she told

"She's a beautiful girl, and I'm happy that she's gone through the healing process and recovery. I love Nicole. She's a good one," she added. (ANI)

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