The singer and former Strictly Come Dancing star, 48, rose to fame with the 90s girl group – which had a string of hits including I Wanna Be The Only One, Stay, Just A Step From Heaven and Power Of A Woman.
Just days after going public with her new romance, Redknapp became embroiled in a bitter feud with bandmates Easther and Vernie Bennett, after her team revealed that plans for a reunion tour had been scrapped due to the Bennett sisters’ refusal to play at LBGTQ+ gigs as they believe the community is being “hijacked” by the trans movement.
“Louise is really relying on Drew at the moment and she’s very thankful she’s got him by her side,” a source told OK!.
Adding: “It took a while to find him but she’s finally happy and comfortable to be seen with him, and she really needs his support at the moment.”
Redknapp was all smiles when discussing the relationship for the first time during an appearance on ITV’s Loose Women last week.
She said: “I’m very happy, he’s great, lovely, it’s really nice.
“t’s been a really long time for me. It’s lovely to have met somebody that makes me so happy.”
Louise and Michael first set tongues wagging of a romance when they were pictured stepping out in London together last month
She was previously married to football pundit Jamie Redknapp with whom she shares two sons, Charlie, 19, and Beau, 14. They divorced in 2019 after 19 years together.