Kate and Lance go public

Kate Hudson and Lance Armstrong frolic in France

Owen Wilson look away now: Kate Hudson and Lance Armstrong have been partying in Cannes like a pair of lovesick teenagers.

The hot new couple partied the night away at design duo Dolce & Gabbana’s party in Cannes and then headed to Monaco for a romantic boat trip, where they cuddled and giggled without a care in the world.

It is thought Kate ditched on-off lover Owen Wilson for the seven-times Tour de France winner a month ago.

It will no doubt come as a blow to Wilson, who, following his split from Hudson last year, attempted suicide shortly after she was seen kissing another man.

Lance and Owen are reportedly friends, but this is the second time he has dated one of Wilson’s ex-girlfriends.

He previously had a three-year romance with singer Sheryl Crow only to see Armstrong move in after they split and get engaged to the pop star.

A source said: ‘Kate and Lance have been dating for a couple of weeks. She thought it was funny when people were writing recently that she was engaged to Owen because the reality was that they had split again and she was secretly seeing Lance.

‘She and Lance are both physical, passionate people, she’s never been happier.’

Miss Hudson started dating Armstrong after sparks flew at a private New York dinner party.

The source said: ‘They have known each other for a while and Lance is one of Owen’s good friends.

‘When Kate was with Owen, she got to know Lance really well but they hooked up again recently at a dinner party thrown by a mutual friend and that’s when the romance began.

‘They have both been keeping it very quiet.’

That is, until now!

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