Two months after her painful split from fiancé Jason Trawick, Britney Spears is smiling again and hand-in-hand with new boyfriend David Lucado. Britney, 31, was seen strolling with Dave, 27, a researcher for a US law firm.
The couple enjoyed each other's company, laughing and holding hands in the California sun as the paid a visit to Thousand Oaks shopping centre in LA. Toxic singer Britney showed off her figure in a black dress with pink buttons accessorised with tan peep-toe heels and some stylish sunglasses, while David sported a shirt, waistcoat and jeans as well as a baseball cap .
Britney and her new love interest were also seen playing a round of golf last week and are reportedly inseparable.
While their romance is still in its early days the Hit Me Baby One More Time singer has said she would consider marrying and having more children "if the timing was right." The songstress already has two sons, Sean Preston, 7, and Jayden James, 6, from her marriage to dancerKevin Federline.
David is the first man the Louisiana-born star has been linked to since she announced her separation from former agent Jason Trawick in January. Britney released a statement reading "Jason and I have decided to call off our engagement. I will always adore him and we will remain great friends."
The sad news came just over a year after the pair announced their plans to marry but the couple proved the split is an amicable one when Jason, 41, spoke highly of his former partner and her family saying "as this chapter ends for us a new one begins. I love and cherish her and her boys and we will be close forever."
Britney is not the only member of the Spears clan who is enjoying life with their other half, the singer's sister Jamie-Lynn announced her engagement earlier this month.
Ever the doting sister, Britney offered her best wishes to Jamie-Lynn, 21. The award-winning hitmaker expressed her delight on Twitter, saying "so excited and happy for my sister, congrats @jamielynnspears - love you."
Jamie Lynn Spears is now set to commit to the other Jamie in her life, boyfriend of three years, Jamie Watson. "Guess what?" titillated the singer on Twitter, posting a picture of her and her happy beau showing off her brand new sparkler.