Christina Aguilera is opening up about her recent divorce – and the new love in her life.
"Things were so unhealthy and unhappy for both Jordan and me, I knew I had to end it," she told People. "I really didn't want to hurt Jordan, and I felt torn about splitting our family up."
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Aguilera, who filed for divorce Oct. 21, said she decided to end the marriage because she thought it was in the best interest of the pair’s 2.5-year-old son, Max.
"When you're unhappy in your marriage, your children are the ones who suffer," she told People. "That's the last thing I wanted for my son."
These days she’s been romantically linked to Matthew Rutler, who was a set assistant on “Burlesque.”
"He's the kind of person you could spend hours with on the phone talking to and all of a sudden it's daylight," Aguilera told People of her new squeeze.