Nicole Scherzinger swaps typical sexy style for edgy gothic getup at Dreamgirls event... after revealing she debated Dirty Dancing role due to 'hardcore anti-abortion beliefs'

Just a day before she candidly revealed she nearly turned down her forthcoming role as Penny Johnson in ABC's forthcoming TV remake of Dirty Dancing due to her anti-abortion beliefs.

And fresh from her chat, Nicole Scherzinger was out on the town as she headed to the opening night of the West End production of Dreamgirls on Wednesday night.

The 38-year-old former Pussycat Dolls star opted to defy her usual sexy style in favour of a fashion forward getup, in which she wore a deconstructed skirt paired with a crisp white shirt and fedora. 

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Stunner: Nicole Scherzinger was out on the town as she headed to the opening night of the West End production of Dreamgirls on Wednesday night

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Nicole looked stunning as she hit the town, shortly after revealing she almost turned down the part of Penny, played by Cynthia Rhodes in the classic 1987 film, because she harbours strong anti-abortion beliefs.

The X Factor judge admitted that her family is 'really hardcore' against termination because her mother had her at the tender age of 18 leading to their strong stance on abortions. 

Hitmaker Nicole, who admitted she finally accepted so she could be a voice behind the subject, looked stunning as she attended the theatre show.

Showing off her edgy fashion credentials, the brunette beauty slipped into a high necked white shirt which covered her cleavage yet exhibited her toned arms. 

Chatting away: Just a day before Nicole Scherzinger candidly revealed she nearly turned down her forthcoming role as Penny Johnson in ABC's forthcoming TV remake of Dirty Dancing due to her anti-abortion beliefs

Open about it: Nicole looked stunning as she hit the town, shortly after revealing she almost turned down the part of Penny, played by Cynthia Rhodes in the classic 1987 film, because she harbours strong anti-abortion beliefs

Hat's it folks: Boosting her height was a pair of staggering heels which complemented her edgy fedora - sitting atop her sleek tresses

She made a statement through her skirt as she sported a figure hugging black number with zips extending along the thigh while a bizarre frilled trim hung off the bottom of the hem. 

Boosting her height was a pair of staggering heels which complemented her edgy fedora - sitting atop her sleek tresses. 

Her make-up was perfectly styled with a slick of plum lipstick adding a rock chick feel and heavy eye make-up defining her almond shaped eyes. 

Joining her at the bash was a bevy of stunners including Ella Eyre who wowed in a slinky black dress with a bare back which showed off her braless state. 

Bold: She made a statement through her skirt as she sported a figure hugging black number with zips extending along the thigh while a bizarre frilled trim hung off the bottom of the hem

Stunner; Boosting her height was a pair of staggering heels which complemented her edgy fedora - sitting atop her sleek tresses

Glam: Nicole oozed glamour as she posed up a storm on the red carpet

Fabulous: She looked stunning on the night as she posed for shots 

Theatre icon Elaine Paige looked incredibly glamorous in a fur trimmed coat with a chic black ensemble underneath. 

Songstress Emeli Sandé wows in a sleek black coat while her bleach blonde pixie crop was slicked down and stood against her red lipstick.   

A day before Nicole explained to The Daily Mail about her Dirty Dancing roke: 'I was like a crazy thing because, my family, my Papa’s a Bishop and my family’s really hardcore against abortion.

?So I got the role and I almost didn’t take it because I didn’t want to promote abortion, because my character has an abortion.

A wElla wElla wElla : Joining her at the bash was a bevy of stunners including Ella Eyre who wowed in a slinky black dress with a bare back which showed off her braless state

Glam: TV star Sarah-Jane Crawford gave it her all for the show 

Legend: Theatre icon Elaine Paige looked incredibly glamorous in a fur trimmed coat with a chic black ensemble underneath

Bleach blonde beauty: Songstress Emeli Sandé wows in a sleek black coat while her bleach blonde pixie crop was slicked down and stood against her red lipstick

Silver siren: Naomi Isted wowed in a glittering silver mini dress whilst she added some height to her frame in a pair of black pointed heels adorned with a bow 

Radiant in red: Clara Amfo wowed in a scarlet satin gown that flashed a hint of her lean legs 

Hair she is! Clara styled her raven coloured locks in an afro that framed her pretty face 

Beautiful in black: Elaine Paige dazzled in a little black dress teamed with patent heels 

Lovely ladies: Cherrelle Skeete wowed in a floor length pink satin gown whilst Linzi Stoppard looked lovely in a black mesh dress 

Lovely couple: Lenny Henry and Lisa Makin looked loved-up on the red carpet 

Living the dream! Nicholas Bailey, Adam J Bernard, Ibinabo Jack, Liisi LaFontaine, Amber Riley, Lily Frazer, Tyrone Huntley and Joe Aaron Reid posed for snaps backstage

?But I was like, hopefully they can learn from you know her ways and I can be a positive influence. My mum got pregnant with me when she was 17 and had me when she was 18. She chose. Her parents were never going to let her have an abortion. So I came out, so I just want to you know encourage everybody to keep your babies.’ 

Penny falls pregnant in the original film and opts for an illegal abortion, forcing Baby to step in and dance with Johnny Castle, who was originally played by Patrick Swayze.

The character's life hangs in the balance due to the dangerous procedure, with leading lady Baby's doctor father forced to step in and save her.

Strong feelings: A day before Nicole explained to The Daily Mail about her Dirty Dancing storling: 'I was like a crazy thing because, my family, my Papa’s a Bishop and my family’s really hardcore against abortion'

Nicole, who was raised Catholic, was born in Hawaii, but her mother Rosemary Elikolani split from her father Alfonso Valiente when she was very young.

The star said that her family were initially against her taking the part until her grandfather, who is a preacher, prayed on the subject and decided it was 'what she was meant to do'.

She said: 'We decided that maybe I could be a voice, that I could shed some light on the subject without being preachy.'

Nicole said she was 'so excited' to join the cast of the 1987 adaptation, which already features Abigail Breslin and Debra Messing. 

Problematic: Penny falls pregnant in the original film and opts for an illegal abortion, forcing Baby to step in and dance with Johnny Castle, who was originally played by Patrick Swayze

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