She shocked fans when she split up with husband Harry Needs in 2016.
But it seems Rebecca Adlington has found love again with beau Andrew Parsons.
The Olympic swimmer, 29, spoke to
Look of love: Rebecca Adlington spoke to OK! Magazine while at OBLU Select at Sangeli in the Maldives, discussing the relationship with her new man Andrew Parsons
The two-time gold medalist revealed that she and Andrew will be heading off for a bit of winter sun with her daughter Summer, three, in the new year.
She said: ‘I said to Andy: ‘Hopefully a nine-hour flight with a three year old won’t put you off!’ But he’s used to her now and they really get on – it’s cute.
She added: ‘Summer doesn’t really understand what husbands and boyfriends are but she says: ‘Mummy and Andy kiss!’’’
The former I’m A Celebrity star also spoke about her friendship with her ex-husband.
Better together: The two-time gold medalist revealed her daughter Summer, three, and boyfriend Andrew Parsons get on really well
All smiles: Rebecca calls ex Harry (pictured) a ‘fantastic dad’ and the pair have made an effort to remain close for the sake of their daughter
Despite splitting after two years of marriage, she said: ‘I’m so grateful that we’ve remained close; he’s a fantastic dad. I think the reason we get on so well is because Summer comes first for us’.
Interview: Read the full story in this week’s OK! Magazine – out today
But she admitted her daughter is beginning to understand the complexity of her parents’ relationship and misses her dad when he’s not around.
Despite being a seasoned swimmer, Rebecca admitted to have a fear of swimming in the sea.
She was left terrified after watching Jaws but is using her holidays abroad overcome the fear.
Rebecca wed fellow competitor Harry in Leek, Staffordshire, in August 2014.
The former couple lived in Stockport with Summer, who was born in June 2015, until their split.
Last year she told MailOnline she ‘would love’ to have more kids in the future.
Read the full story in this week’s OK! Magazine – out today.
Proud mother: The doting mum says daughter Summer doesn’t really understand what husbands and boyfriends are but she says: ‘Mummy and Andy kiss’