'X Factor' judge Cheryl Cole was reportedly left upset after a string of disruptions plagued the filming of her Judges' Houses segment for the show.

According to The Sun, some of Cole's acts were forced to film their performances several times because of noise disturbances at the country house in Ascot, where they were recording for the show.

Construction work was reportedly being carried on the house, with builders dropping scaffolding and workers using loud equipment during some of the performances.

A source said: "It was a letdown. The builders had to be told to stop work. All the acts were clearly affected."

Cole was reportedly very upset about the disturbances and had to be comforted by her advisor for the section, will.i.am.