"I think: 'Piss off!' We've been around for six years, they were around for 18 months! We recognise what the Spice Girls did, but it really annoys me when you meet girls who go: 'We wannabe the next Spice Girls'," the Daily Star quoted her as saying.
"Yes, they had worldwide domination, but they fell out, bitched about each other and went their separate ways. "We've been around all this time, fighting to climb each step of the ladder, putting our hearts into everything," she added.
Cole, a Girls Aloud member, also insisted that unlike Victoria Beckham, 34, Melanie Brown, 33, Emma Bunton, 32, Mel C, 34, and Geri Halliwell, 36, her group do not secretly hate each other.