News | Entertainment
13 Aug 2020 8:11
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Sinitta says she and Simon Cowell are "each other's oldest friends"

    The 56-year-old singer and music mogul dated in the past and remain close pals, and she has now revealed how their enduring friendship comes from being around for each other's early successes


    Speaking to New! magazine, she said: "We're each other's oldest friends. Our first real successes were with each other, so our journey has always been together.

    "He's truly an honourable, loyal person and he's fun to be around.

    "When you're in his presence he treats you like you're the most important person in the room."

    Sinitta is also close with Simon's partner Lauren Silverman - with whom he has five-year-old son Eric - as she describes her as her "best friend", and says she's "very happy" to be so close to the family.

    She added: "I'm very happy to be part of that friendship group, though. He trusts me, he knows I have no agenda. It was me who got him on to the diet that led to his weight loss.

    "He was starting to look unhealthy and I told him so. He took it on board because it's me. He's since told me I saved his life."

    The 'So Macho' hitmaker also dismissed the way the 60-year-old star is seen as 'Mr Nasty' thanks to his ruthless judging on his shows - including 'The X Factor' and 'America's Got Talent' - and explained he is simply very honest.

    She said: "He just says it like he sees it. The other day he was quite rude to me - he was teasing me about fancying ['The X Factor: Celebrity' group] Try Star and told me they wouldn't go for me because I'm too old.

    "He said it so bluntly, but that's just him being matter of fact. I couldn't really take offence."

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     13 Aug: Myleene Klass had a relaxed attitude to her figure after giving birth
     13 Aug: Miley Cyrus wants to "make sobriety a long-term lifestyle"
     13 Aug: Orlando Bloom was "sick of the sight" of himself after becoming a star
     13 Aug: Prince Harry made the decision to quit as a senior royal
     13 Aug: Roman Kemp has paid an emotional tribute to his Capital breakfast show producer Joe Lyons, who tragically died last week
     12 Aug: Lara Asprey and Juan Custodio are expecting a baby boy
     12 Aug: Antonio Banderas has tested positive for Covid-19
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    A Wallabies great is calling for New Zealand and Australian Rugby bosses to kiss and make up More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    There's uncertainty in the stock market following the move to Covid-19 alert level three in Auckland and level two elsewhere More...



     Today's News

    Rugby:
    A Wallabies great is calling for New Zealand and Australian Rugby bosses to kiss and make up 8:07

    Entertainment:
    Myleene Klass had a relaxed attitude to her figure after giving birth 8:01

    International:
    Russia's Sputnik coronavirus vaccine 'reckless' for skipping important phase III clinical trials, Australian experts say 7:57

    Rugby:
    Any English Premiership club unable to field a team because of positive covid-19 cases in their squad could be handed a 20-nil defeat when the season resumes this weekend 7:57

    Rugby League:
    Gold Coast prop Shannon Boyd has retired from the NRL to his family's farm in New South Wales 7:47

    Cricket:
    Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez will self-isolate until he tests negative for covid-19 7:37

    Entertainment:
    Miley Cyrus wants to "make sobriety a long-term lifestyle" 7:31

    Politics:
    Lebanon's port explosion sparked protests and unrest. Here's what might happen next 7:27

    Accident and Emergency:
    A truck and motorbike have crashed on the Remutaka Hill - and the road is blocked 7:27

    Business:
    There's uncertainty in the stock market following the move to Covid-19 alert level three in Auckland and level two elsewhere 7:17


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd