Millie Mackintosh excited to ‘champion women’ as she takes on judging role at Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Awards

MILLIE Mackintosh has revealed her excitement after landing a judging role at this year’s Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Awards.

The former Made In Chelsea star will join the likes of Jameela Jamil and Karren Brady for the event, which will celebrate some of the nation’s most inspirational real-life women and celebrities.

Speaking about her role, Professor Green’s wife said: “This is my first year being on the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Awards judging panel and I was delighted to be asked.

Millie has taken on a judging role at this year’s Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Awards [The CAN Group]

“It’s such a great event and a fantastic opportunity to recognise some incredible people who have done some truly remarkable things in their lives. Women coming together to champion each other is always something I want to be a part of… and it’s a great excuse for a party!”

The star, who has been credited with setting a good example for healthy living and exercising, will be joined by TV presenter Jameela Jamil, who described the experience as humbling.

“I’m honoured. I’ve been so humbled by some of the real-life women who have been put forward, women who have accomplished so much and overcome huge obstacles in life,” she said.

The star said she couldn’t wait to ‘champion’ inspirational women at the event [Splash]

“The Cosmo Awards are a chance to show them the appreciation they deserve and celebrate their vast achievements. It’s going to be a fantastic evening!”

Other judges include The Script’s Danny O’Donoghue, The Apprentice’s Karren Brady, Dr Linda Papadopoulos and Cosmo’s Editor-in-Chief Louise Court.

Fearne cotton will return to host the event and confessed she was “amazed by the incredible women that we are able to pay tribute to and what they have achieved.”