Billie Piper admits romance with Chris Evans...

Following weeks of tabloid speculation, BILLIE PIPER and CHRIS EVANS have confirmed that they are an item to the NEWS OF THE WORLD newspaper.

Speaking from Madeira where they are currently holidaying together, the teenage pop star and the 34-year old media mogul, told the paper that, despite gossip that they are staging a publicity stunt, on the contrary they are very much in love and, “this is something special”.

Piper has previously been romantically linked with Five’s Ritchie Neville while Evans has been involved in a series of high-profile relationships, most notably recently with Geri Halliwell.

As a sign of his affection, Evans has presented Piper with a Ferrari.