Death threats scared Nicole Scherzinger

Updated: Oct 05, 2012, 18:57 PM IST

London: Singer Nicole Scherzinger says she received death threats when she was a judge on the US reality show ‘The X Factor’ in 2011 and it scared her.

"It breaks my heart. I was very emotional last year. I had death threats on `The X Factor` USA," quoted her as saying. "I didn`t know that people could conjure up such thoughts - so hateful."

The 34-year-old was so scared that she refused to leave her room.

"It kind of ruined me and I told them I didn`t wanna leave my room," she said.

The singer is currently seen as a judge on the Britain version of ‘The X Factor’.