Her marriage split from husband Orlando Bloom is still raw and photos of Miranda Kerr cuddling up to pop idol Justin Bieber aren't going to help relations.
The Sunday People reported that the 30-year-old beauty’s friendship with the teenage heartthrob is said to be one of many reasons why Miranda and British film star Orlando, 36, announced on Friday that their marriage is over.
And so with the saucy exchange caught on camera it is bound to send Orlando wild with envy.
The Australian beauty, who is 11 years older than Justin, reportedly spent hours with the Canadian singer at a showbiz party in New York nearly a year ago.
A source told the Sunday newspaper: 'Orlando heard that there had been some flirting going on and he wasn’t exactly thrilled about it.
'Miranda had always claimed that she was a fan of Justin’s music.
'She has taught her son how to say Bieber fever but it is supposed to have caused an issue.'
She snuggled up to the Boyfriend singer in an eye-popping gem-encrusted green corset after a Victoria's fashion show in 2012.
Afterwards it's said the pair partied together at a nearby hotel into the early hours with other models from the catwalk show, which was part of the New York Fashion Week.
There's no denying Justin, who was only 18 at the time, looks like the cat that got the cream posing next to the supermodel - if a little stunned.
With the age gap to consider and the fact Kerr was married - Justin was on a break from on off with girlfriend Selena Gomez at the time - they make an unlikely love match.
But according to The Sunday People Pirates of the Caribbean star Orlando is reported to have had that sinking feeling when he heard about his wife’s fascination with the fresh-faced pop star.
And he wasn't happy when he discovered – according to US sources – that his missus had taught their two-year-old son Flynn to say “Bieber fever”.
Despite their rift the couple are still living under the same roof in their New York home.
And yesterday they emerged arm-in-arm in Central Park with their two-year-old son Flynn after a family lunch.
Orlando even capped off the outing by giving Miranda a smooch on the cheek, but both were without their wedding rings.