I cheated on Simon Cowell.. with David Essex! How Sinitta dumped her "naughty boyfriend" for a pop heart-throb

I cheated on Simon Cowell.. with David Essex! How Sinitta dumped her “naughty boyfriend” for a pop heart-throb

8:14 AM on 7th October 2011

Glamorous Sinitta tells her story of love and lust

Glamorous Sinitta tells her story of love and lust

Former boyfriend: Sinitta and Simon Cowell at the Mutiny On The Bounty Party held at Legends in London in 1985

Former boyfriend: Sinitta and Simon Cowell at the Mutiny On The Bounty Party held at Legends in London in 1985

Lovers: David Essex and Sinitta Renet in a scene from the musical

Lovers: David Essex and Sinitta Renet in a scene from the musical “Mutiny”, based on Mutiny on the Bounty

Sinitta attending the London Lifestyle Awards last night

Sinitta attending the London Lifestyle Awards last night

X Factor duties: Sinitta helping out Louis Walsh on this year

X Factor duties: Sinitta helping out Louis Walsh on this year”s series of X Factor

Lifelong friends: Simon Cowell and Sinitta at the National Television Awards in London in 2005

Lifelong friends: Simon Cowell and Sinitta at the National Television Awards in London in 2005