'I did NOT have an affair with David Beckham': Katherine Jenkins blasts 'untrue and hurtful' rumours

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By Sarah Bull

'I've only met him twice!' Katherine Jenkins took to her Twitter page to deny rumours of an affair with David Beckham. They were seen out together, along with a group of friends, in London in February

Katherine Jenkins today (Friday) took to her Twitter page to blast rumours that she had an affair with David Beckham.

The 32-year-old singer told her fans that she found the reports 'hurtful and untrue', and wanted to be the first to set the record straight.

In a series of posts made on her page today, Katherine said she had only ever met David twice.

'Horrible reports': Katherine posted a series of tweets to her 224,517 followers

Katherine began: 'Dear Twitter friends, I've read some horrible rumours on here & want u 2 know I absolutely deny I’ve had an affair with David Beckham.

'The rumours are very hurtful, untrue & my lawyers tell me actionable.

'I’ve only met David twice: once at the Military Awards in 2010 & on a night out in the West End in Feb 2012

'We were out in a group of friends & it was just a normal fun evening out. Just so we are clear I have never been on my own with him and never arranged to meet up.'

Night out: Katherine and David also both attended the Military Awards in 2010, which the footballer attended with son Brooklyn

The untrue rumours surrounding Katherine and David first emerged when she moved to Los Angeles to appear on Dancing With The Stars earlier this year.

Shortly after Katherine's tweets, Lily Cooper took to her Twitter page to poke fun at the revelations, saying that she had had an 'affair' with Beyoncé's husband Jay-Z.

Lily wrote: 'I'm really upset at the hurtful rumours going tound about me having an affair with Jay Z. My lawyers tell me they are actionable.

Family day out: David and Victoria were seen enjoying time with three of their children at a Los Angeles shopping mall earlier this week

Festival style: Katherine was pictured enjoying herself at V Festival in Chelmsford last weekend

;I've met him twice, once at the spotted pig in New York and once at the wireless festival. We have never been alone together etc etc.'

Katherine has been single since splitting from fiancé Gethin Jones in December 2011.
The singer started dating former Blue Peter presenter Jones in 2007 after meeting him on the set of Strictly Come Dancing.

As they were: Katherine has been single since splitting from fiancé Gethin Jones in December 2011

They became engaged on holiday in Mexico in February 2011, but announced their split on December 30 on Twitter.

Katherine later said her singing was helping her cope with her heartbreak, saying: 'With every performance I have been able to put myself slowly together.

'Unfortunately all my songs are about love or heartbreak but I can just about cope with that now.’

Earlier this week, David was seen enjoying a family day out with wife Victoria and three of their children, Romeo, Cruz and baby Harper, at a shopping mall in Los Angeles.