Sharleen Spiteri's daughter hit by car as she stared at Sam Smith

Julia Hunt
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Sharleen Spiteri, with her band Texas, performs on the main stage during the TRNSMT Festival on Glasgow Green in Glasgow.
Sharleen Spiteri on stage (PA)

Sharleen Spiteri has told how her daughter was so busy staring at Sam Smith that she stepped in front of a car.

Model Misty, 18, was rushed to hospital after the scary incident last year.

She suffered a dislocated shoulder but her mum said she was lucky it wasn’t worse.

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The Texas star said it happened just before lockdown in 2020, and that Misty was starstruck when she saw Stay With Me Smith singer walking near her college in London.

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“My daughter got knocked down a couple of days after my mum’s funeral,” she told The Sun, explaining: “She walked out of college and saw Sam Smith walking down the street and she was that busy staring at them that she walked out in front of a car.”

Misty’s college contacted Spiteri, 53, to tell her what had happened and that an ambulance was on its way.

When she arrived there, the singer saw a car with a smashed windscreen and said her “stomach was turning”.

But she soon spotted the teenager and ran over to find out what had happened.

EDITORIAL USE ONLY Sam Smith performs during the filming for the Graham Norton Show at BBC Studioworks 6 Television Centre, Wood Lane, London, to be aired on BBC One on Friday evening.
Sam Smith (PA)

The star had thought Misty had been on her phone when she was knocked down but then discovered that she had been distracted by the Smith sighting.

“I could have killed her – she got a serious b********g,” said Spiteri.

Sharleen Spiteri arrives to attend Stella McCartney's ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2014 fashion collection, presented Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 in Paris. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Sharleen Spiteri (AP)

Spiteri shares Misty with her ex, magazine editor Ashley Heath.

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The pair went their separate ways in 2005 and Spiteri tied the knot with celebrity chef Bryn Williams in 2018.

Spiteri has fronted rock band Texas since the 80s.

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