Christopher Maloney praises pregnant Danniella Westbrook

Christopher Maloney has revealed that Danniella Westbrook has asked him to be a godparent to his unborn child. 

Speaking exclusively to MailOnline, the X Factor star, 39, revealed he is 'thrilled' by the honour, and explained he will share the role with his partner, Gary Donan. 

The singer revealed: 'She's in a great place and looking to the future.'

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Thrilled: Christopher Maloney has revealed that Danniella Westbrook has asked him to be a godparent to his unborn child and confessed he is 'thrilled' by the honour,

Thrilled: Christopher Maloney has revealed that Danniella Westbrook has asked him to be a godparent to his unborn child and confessed he is 'thrilled' by the honour,

He added: 'Me and my partner are absolutely thrilled to be asked to be god parents. 

'We love her to bits and fingers crossed it's twins. She'll be a great mum. She's done a brilliant job with her other children.' 

Christopher's comments come after the mother-of-two, 43, hinted that she is expecting twins with her Spanish fiance Alan, 34.

Looking good: Danniella is five months pregnant

Bumping along nicely: Christopher's comments come after the mother-of-two, 43, hinted that she is expecting twins with her Spanish fiance Alan, 34

'Fairy godfathers': Danniella confirmed the news on Twitter on Tuesday 

'Fairy godfathers': Danniella confirmed the news on Twitter on Tuesday 

Danniella, who is five weeks pregnant, said on Lorraine this week: 'I don’t know if I'm having two, because I'm huge!

'Every time I stand up I think "God, I'm huge". It may well be twins but I don’t have a scan for another four or five weeks.

'I'm super excited to have some more [kids]. Well - have another! I'm tired all the time, but I feel good in myself.' 

Double trouble? Danniella, who is five weeks pregnant, revealed this week that she believes she is expecting twins as her baby bump is 'huge' 

Double trouble? Danniella, who is five weeks pregnant, revealed this week that she believes she is expecting twins as her baby bump is 'huge' 

Christopher's announcement that he will be godfather came after her revealed that being bitten by a spider during a recent holiday in Turkey left him fighting for his life.

The star had to be resuscitated after his heart stopped beating twice as a result of anaphylactic shock.

Speaking to MailOnline, he revealed: 'It was a very terrifying experience and thought I was actually going to die.'

Shocking: Christopher Maloney has revealed that being bitten by a spider during a recent holiday in Turkey left him fighting for his life. The X Factor star had been enjoying a romantic getaway with his partner Gary Donan (pictured) 

Shocking: Christopher Maloney has revealed that being bitten by a spider during a recent holiday in Turkey left him

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