by Mischalova at

Barbara Walters managed to divert attention away from Elisabeth Hasselbeck's new baby on The View this morning.

The den mother on the talk show posted a large photo of Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell on the screen and then made the following statement:

Paul and Nancy

"See, that lovely, young, conservative, attractive-looking woman with Paul McCartney? Well, I love her very much. She's my cousin."

As reported by People, Walters added that she thinks the romance between the pair is "very nice."

From there, the host provided more details about Shevell:

"She's my second cousin. Her mother, who died, was my first cousin. And I have been very close to this young woman. ... She's separated from her husband, who's a nice man. The marriage wasn't going well, and they're separated."

In closing, Babs shot down rumors that stated Shevell knew Linda McCartney and Heather Mills. She also said she was the great aunt of Chelsy Davy.

Just kidding.

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by Mischalova at

As if Heather Mills needed more to cry about.

Mere days after his self-pitying, one-legged ex-wife broke down on TV, Paul McCartney was seen kissing New Yorker Nancy Shevell, according to British tabloid The Sun.

McCartney and Shevell were spotted at an Amagansett sushi restaurant, Show Win, on Saturday night, and outside a Hamptons cafe Sunday morning. Sounds like they had a sleepover! Talk about a hard day's night!

Good news for Nancy Shevell: All she needs to do is look better than Heather Mills nude and McCartney will be impressed. Can't be too difficult to pull off.

Shevell is a member of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board and is legally separated from Bruce Blakeman, a commissioner of the Port Authority and former presiding officer of the Nassau County Legislature.

"At one point," The Sun reported, "[McCartney] put his arm around Nancy after he drove her home - and they kissed tenderly."

All of a sudden, the Sophia Bush/Tony Romo and Sabrina Bryan/Mark Ballas romances seem like back page fodder. Sir Paul is in love!

Paul McCartney, Nancy Shevell
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