The ink may still be wet on Christina Aguilera's divorce papers, but she's made her rebound romance official. The chanteuse, who announced her split from Jordan Bratman in October, confirms to People mag that she's seeing Matthew Rutler, a set assistant from her underperforming new flick, "Burlesque." So, is she in love? "There's a love there, yes," she allows. "I'm having fun, I'm dating, and it's something I haven't had in a really long time." Over Thanksgiving weekend, Xtina made the best of 2-year-old son Max's time with his dad by traveling to the East Coast to meet Rutler's mom.
"Matthew is a special person," she enthuses. "Once I filed for divorce, we started dating. I'm not trying to jump into anything. I just left a five-year marriage. I'm taking it slow and trying to be happy." As for Bratman, the relationship apparently began to wobble when "Burlesque" wrapped. "I didn't feel right in my own shoes [at home]," explains Christina. "I had a lot of things stirring inside of me that I felt were being suppressed. We tried to work on the marriage and figure out a common ground, but the problems were obvious."