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Sinitta reveals she got coronavirus after a ‘sweaty’ night out and ex Simon Cowell ‘knew’

‘I felt as if I’d swallowed a packet of razor blades’: Sinitta reveals she contacted coronavirus after a ‘sweaty’ night out… and ex Simon Cowell knew because of their ‘weird’ connection

Sinitta has revealed she contracted coronavirus nine days before the country went into lockdown when performing at a gig in London. 

The singer, 56, said that ex Simon Cowell knew that she had fallen ill with the virus because of their ‘psychic’ connection.  

The star had been seen taking extra precaution when out and about and always sported a protective face mask, until she decided to perform at her gig wearing nothing but lingerie, stockings and suspenders. 

Not good: Sinitta has revealed she contracted coronavirus nine days before the country went into lockdown when performing at a gig in London (pictured February 2020)

She revealed to the told the Sunday Mirror: ‘I caught the virus after doing a club gig. Next day I felt as if I’d swallowed a packet of razor blades. I was in bed for about a week. I didn’t tell Simon I was ill but it wasn’t long before he got in touch.’

She continued: ‘We speak quite frequently. I didn’t call as I didn’t want him worried – I thought, “Well, there’s nothing he can do”.’

However, she went on to reveal that when the music executive finally got through to the star he knew she had been ill with the virus.

Psychic: The singer, 56, said that ex Simon Cowell knew that she had fallen ill with the virus because of their 'weird' connection (pictured in 2008)

Psychic: The singer, 56, said that ex Simon Cowell knew that she had fallen ill with the virus because of their ‘weird’ connection (pictured in 2008)

Flaunt it: The star had been seen taking extra precaution when out and about and always sported a protective face mask, until she decided to perform at her gig wearing nothing but lingerie, stockings and suspenders

Flaunt it: The star had been seen taking extra precaution when out and about and always sported a protective face mask, until she decided to perform at her gig wearing nothing but lingerie, stockings and suspenders

She shared: ‘He told me, “We have this weird connection, I can just tell when something’s wrong”.’

Sinitta said the Britain’s Got Talent judge made sure she was looked after by a private health team and checked that her mother was not coming round. 

The star contracted the virus following her DJ set at The Eagle in Vauxhall, South London.

Out and about: just days before her night out Sinitta stepped out to take her cute red toy poodle for a walk, protecting herself from the ongoing pandemic by wearing a colourful face mask that had a filtration system so she could breathe normally

Out and about: just days before her night out Sinitta stepped out to take her cute red toy poodle for a walk, protecting herself from the ongoing pandemic by wearing a colourful face mask that had a filtration system so she could breathe normally

She explained to the publication that there was no social distancing in place because the lockdown was not yet imposed and therefore there was lots of hugging and kissing.

However, just days before her night out Sinitta stepped out to take her cute red toy poodle Scarlett O’Hara for a walk, protecting herself from the ongoing pandemic by wearing a colourful face mask that had a filtration system so she could breathe normally.

She even placed a small mask over her dog’s nose. 

The So Macho singer first met Simon in the 1980s and the pair dated on and off for twenty years following.  

Looking back: The So Macho singer first met Simon in the 1980s and the pair dated on and off for twenty years following (pictured in 2013)

Looking back: The So Macho singer first met Simon in the 1980s and the pair dated on and off for twenty years following (pictured in 2013)

 

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