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LeAnn Rimes on good terms with Brandi

LeAnn Rimes on good terms with Brandi

LeAnn Rimes is on good terms with Brandi Glanville "at the moment".

The 33-year-old singer infamously had an affair with actor Eddie Cibrian in 2009 when he was married to Brandi, and the blonde star admits it has been a "rough road" in the subsequent seven years which she wouldn't "wish on anyone".

When asked if she and the former model are on amicable terms, she replied: "Um, yeah, at the moment! Ha ha. It's been a rough road.

"I do not recommend it or wish it on anyone. My confidence got knocked down a lot and I had to find my way back."

LeAnn - who is stepmother to Eddie's sons Mason, 13, and Jake, nine, who he had with Brandi - admits she never had "freedom" to act like a child because she was financially supporting her family aged 11 and even buying her own clothes at seven years old.

She said: "[I was] in the spotlight with all eyes on me since I was a child. I never had the freedom to be a kid. By 11 I was everyone's job.

"It was so quick. You go from nought to sixty, having a demo and then being a household name, within days.

"I never just had normal-kid experiences. I was out working and had all these responsibilities: 60, 70 people on the road with me by the time I was 14. I was always surrounded by adults. It was odd."

The star - who married Eddie in 2011 - sued her manager father Wilbur and another manger in 2000, accusing them of taking $7 million from her.

The lawsuit was settled out of court but the 'How Do I Live' hitmaker admits she felt "let down" by her dad.

She added to The Times newspaper: "I wanted my dad to be my dad, you know? I really don't think it's possible to have a healthy relationship where parents are managing you and they're also supposed to be your parents.

"As a family we were all let down by each other in some way. I know that going through a lawsuit with his daughter was pretty traumatising for him too."