Cowell Asks Sinitta To Be Baby Eric's Godmother
Sinitta has revealed she has been given the honour of being godmother to Simon Cowell's first son Eric.
The singer tweeted the news on Mother's Day alongside a photo of her cradling the six-week-old baby.
Cowell's partner Lauren Silverman gave birth to Eric, named after Cowell's late father, in New York on February 14.
Sinitta, 45, wrote: "Wanted you to be the first (well after my mom and children) to hear about my next Serious New Role..Drum Roll ....
"At Mothers Day lunch with Mom, Magdalena,Zac, @JasonJGale @SimonCowell I was asked to be GodMother to Baby Eric !!!X."
Sinitta was Cowell's first signing when she was just a teenager and became famous for her hits So Macho and Toy Boy.
The pair were in an on-off relationship for around 20 years and have remained close friends, with Sinitta often appearing on The X Factor.
Cowell has said he has loved becoming a father but has admitted he won't be changing his son's nappies.
Last week he attended the premiere of Harry Hill's X Factor musical I Can't Sing where he compared seeing it on stage to having a second child being born.
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