My children think Emily is family friend: Peter Andre

Updated: Sep 13, 2012, 15:11 PM IST

Los Angeles: Singer Peter Andre`s children have no clue about his relationship with Emily MacDonagh and consider her a family friend.

Andre has two children - son Junior, 7, and daughter Princess Tiaamii, 9, with ex-wife Katie Price.

"They still look at her as the family friend, which I think is important. They have some idea we`re closer than before, but they don`t see the intimate side of things," quoted Andre as saying.

"When the kids are there, Emily still sleeps in the spare room. That`s what the kids are used to. It`s kind of weird because I`ll say to her, `Sorry, tonight you`re going in that room`," he added.

However, the singer`s children are fond of MacDonagh and address her as "aunty".

"My kids have known Emily for two years as a family friend. They love her. She`s aunty Emily to them. They both absolutely love her parents, too," he said.