02/25/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Paul McCartney Free To Marry Nancy Shevell

Sir Paul McCartney's new girlfriend Nancy Shevell is now divorced from her husband... leaving her free to marry the music legend.

Her divorce from wealthy lawyer Bruce Blakeman was made final last month.

And we can reveal that Sir Paul has told friends he now plans to wed US haulage heiress Nancy, saying: "We are blissfully happy together."

Crucially, Sir Paul has the blessing of daughter Stella, who was a fierce opponent of his disastrous and costly second marriage to Heather Mills.

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