The singer is scared of the dark

Christina Aguilera isn’t scared of much but when she’s alone, the pitch black and silence of night-time keeps her the creeps.

‘In the big picture I’m pretty fearless,’ she says, ‘but I am afraid of the dark.

‘I sleep with the light on. Or the TV. It’s comforting.’

The Burlesque actress, 29 – who announced her split from husband of five years Jordan Bratman in October – found fame at a young age and has often been on the road.

‘I wasn’t scared of the dark as a child,’ she tells The Sunday Times magazine.

‘But as I got older and started spending time in hotel rooms it was a comfort to keep the TV on so that you felt that you were not so alone.’

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