Tulisa has confessed she feared her career was in tatters after her sex tape was leaked online.
The X Factor judge and N-Dubz star took legal action after footage surfaced of her sharing an "intimate moment" with ex-boyfriend Justin Edwards, who denies posting the clip.
And the 23-year-old told Alan Carr on his Chatty Man show: "I'm thinking, Oh God, my career could be over - the whole UK thinks I'm a slapper."
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The Young singer added: "I have been surprised by how nice everyone has been. I haven't done anything wrong, so any normal person would be like, 'She's human'."
Tulisa, who got teary-eyed on the programme, admitted she'd be been worried about the tape's release for months.
"Every day during X Factor I was absolutely s***ting myself because I didn't want anything like that out there," she said.
"I've always said I wouldn't even do a bloody bikini shoot let alone something like that."
Tulisa is now said to be dating former Skins star Jack O'Connell, 21.
:: Chatty Man airs on Channel 4 tonight (Friday) at 10pm