POP star Sinitta joins the cast of musical Chicago which comes to Eden Court on November 30.
Who is she and did she date Simon Cowell? Here is what we know…
Who is Sinitta? How did she become famous?
Sinitta, 58, is a singer who rose to fame in the 1980s after releasing a number of UK top 10 hits.
Her biggest songs to date are So Macho and Right Back Where We Started From.
Since then she has made her name in the UK TV industry through appearances on shows like Lorraine, Loose Women, The X Factor, and This Morning.
She also competed on Dancing on Ice in 2010, I’m A Celebrity in 2011, and The Jump in 2014.
Sinitta recently appeared as the fashion expert on Big Brother’s Bit On The Side.
Sinitta divorced her husband Andy Willner in 2009 after seven years together.
The couple has two adopted children, Magdelena, and Zac, together.
Sinitta is known for being glamorous and her immaculate appearance but on May 17, 2018, she was assaulted when a man ripped off her weave off.
When did Sinitta’s autobiography come out?
In December 2017, Sinitta confirmed to the Sun Online that she would be releasing a ‘juicy tell-all autobiography’:
“I have an album coming in the new year, really exciting- AND a book!
“So look out for that. It’s an autobiography. It’s really juicy and a long time coming, but it’s coming!”
The book doesn’t’ yet have an official release date but its working title is ‘Who Put The Sin in Sinitta?’
She then decided to change the idea of a hard copy book into a Vook – a video autobiography.
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What is Sinitta’s relationship with Simon Cowell?
Sinitta and Simon had a relationship in the 80s.
In 2013 Sinitta told The Sun how she “did have an abortion” after getting pregnant with Simon’s baby in the 80s.
But she admitted that Simon “knew all about it” and that the whole ordeal was “devastating” for both of them.
Sinitta and Simon are now just friends and have been described as “the world’s most friendly exes”, and can often be seen holidaying together.
However, Sinitta admits to Lorraine Kelly that there will always be romantic chemistry between the former couple.
Did Sinitta once go out with Brad Pitt?
In the 80s Sinitta also dated Hollywood hunk, Brad Pitt.
She has opened up on her relationship with Hollywood star Brad Pitt, which lasted for two years in the late 1980s.
Speaking exclusively to New Magazine, she said people are often intimidated by her list of ex-boyfriends.
“It’s important to remember Simon and Brad were not superstars when I met them – I was the famous one,” she explained, before adding: “I don’t just date famous, super-rich men, I create them!”
“I end up being a lucky charm in their lives and after me, everything they touch turns to gold.”
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