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Simon Cowell’s ex-girlfriend, Sinitta, is speaking out about her feelings about him having a baby with Lauren Silverman. The former singer, who had an on-again, off-again relationship with the X Factor creator for two decades, says she felt betrayed when she found out the news.
"I was completely and utterly stunned," she told Hello! magazine. "I was in such a daze, to the point where I wondered if I was dreaming it.”
Sinitta, who has remained close with Cowell since their split in the ‘80s, said when Cowell called her to tell her the news, “He sounded…odd, calm, strange, which threw me. I don't mind admitting all sorts of emotions were running around inside me. He was very concerned about how I would take it, which, on reflection, he didn’t need to be. He didn't owe me that consideration."
Daily Mail notes right around that time, Sinitta tweeted, “Something has happened… half miracle, half nightmare! Wake me up I want to get off!” She told Hello! it was a “knee jerk reaction.”
Sinitta has adopted two children, whom Cowell is godfather to, and has been open about her struggles to conceive naturally.
“I suppose there has been a certain amount of comfort for me in my not having a child with Simon as he never wanted to have children. That’s who he was. You accepted it,” she said. “Then to discover that he is going to have a child, only with someone else and they’re building this life together… All those crazy things were going through my head and it’s not fair and it’s not pertinent to Simon and Lauren’s situation and I don’t have a right to feel that way. But I’m being honest.”
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