Her confirmation as one of the last contestants to appear on Celebrity Big Brother prompted speculation that she might offer insight into her relationship with her former Girls Aloud bandmates.
And Sarah Harding got off to an auspicious start by appearing to take an offhand swipe at the defunct pop group following her introduction to the Channel 5 show on Tuesday evening.
Talking to host Emma Willis before entering the Elstree compound, the 35-year old suggested her time with Cheryl Tweedy, Nicola Robertson, Kimberley Walsh and Nadine Coyle had made her fearful of conflict.
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Ouch: Sarah Harding appeared to take an offhand swipe at defunct pop group Girls Aloud following her introduction to Celebrity Big Brother on Tuesday evening
'I’ve been in a girl band and I don’t like it,' she admitted.
Sarah, who found fame after appearing on talent show Pop Stars: The Rivals, also shed some light on why she decided to put herself forward, adding: ‘I came from reality TV, so why not go back and start over.'
The singer's admission comes shortly after she insisted she won't talk about Cheryl, who recently gave birth to her first child, during her appearance on Celebrity Big Brother.
Confrontation: The 35-year old suggested her time with Cheryl Tweedy, Nicola