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Sinitta is becoming a foster mum

Sinitta is becoming a foster mum

Sinitta has revealed she in the process of fostering a child.

The 52-year-old singer adopted her two children Magdalena and Zac back in 2007 after she had suffered a series of miscarriages, and she has now revealed that she plans to take a third child under her wing as she prepares to foster a youngster in need of a stable home.

Speaking to The Sun Online, the 'So Macho' singer said: "I am actually in the process of fostering a baby. I've been struggling with the idea of fostering, thinking if I foster a child would I be able to give the child back to its mother or up for adoption when the time came? [But] rather than thinking about how difficult it would be for me to give the child up, what about being that person who gave that child three months, six months, of love and care and a great start in life, before they're with their forever family."

And the 'Toy Boy' hitmaker has also revealed that it was a friend of hers who pushed her to try fostering after they told her a story about helping a homeless person.

She said: "Obviously I'm an older mum now, and somebody said something the other day. They were talking about a homeless person they'd helped on the street who was on the brink of death and basically they were able to help them for the last three weeks of their life and get them medical care and assistance and attention and love basically.

"It was a homeless child, and they said, 'Look, this is the most love I've experienced in my life, the care you've given me these last three weeks.'

"Then, hearing this story, I realised you know what? What about just being an answer to a need."

Sinitta - who previously dated Simon Cowell - has admitted that she would love to have more children, but has refrained from doing so because she doesn't want put herself in a position where she can't look after a baby because of her job.

She said: "When you're an entertainer you don't have that constant guaranteed job, you have to go where the work finds you. I don't want to find myself in a position where I've got a newborn baby and I've got a job and how am I going to make this work?"

Sinitta is an ambassador for the Alternative Parenting Show, and is keen to raise awareness about the different ways people can start a family.