Cheryl Fernandez-Versini couldn't be happier for her best friend Kimberley Walsh to tie the knot. The X Factor judge, who is set to act as a bridesmaid at the nuptials, posted a touching tribute to "an amazing, beautiful, kind, considerate and true friend" on Instagram on Friday evening, adding congratulatory messages to both Kimberley and her groom Justin Scott.
Posting a throwback photo of herself and Kimberley together, Cheryl wrote: "So on this Final Friday of @kimberleywalshofficial being just Miss Walsh I am going to throw it back to this little golden nugget. I don't know how I ever got so fortunate to find, share & grow the past 14 years of my life, with such an amazing, beautiful, kind, considerate and genuine true friend.
Cheryl posted a heartfelt message to Kimberley Walsh
"This journey we have shared growing from girls to young women has shaped us into the people we are today. And I could not be more proud of the woman, mother & very soon to be wife you are and have become."
She continued to tell Kimberley that she loves her and is "honoured" to celebrate her wedding day with her.
"I wish you both eternal happiness, filled with love, laughter & a beautiful life with your husband to be and you gorgeous (hopefully growing soon) family..." Cheryl added. "Justin I love you & thank you forever for making her the happiest most content & best version of herself that she is today.
"You are one very lucky guy. I love you both #walshxscottwedding."
Kimberley Walsh will marry her long-term partner Justin Scott
The heartfelt message comes ahead of Kimberley and Justin's nuptials in Barbados over the weekend. Cheryl will serve as one of eight bridesmaids during the big day, along with her former Girls Aloud bandmate Nicola Roberts.
It is not the first time Cheryl has revealed her happiness about Kimberley's wedding; speaking to HELLO! at the bride-to-be's hen do earlier this month, she said: "I am so excited to celebrate their love story."
Kimberley and Justin will be sharing their big day only with HELLO! magazine.