Pop beauty Britney Spears has bought her fiance KEVIN FEDERLINE's former lover a lavish new house - to make up for stealing her children's father.

The TOXIC singer was horrified MOESHA star, Shar Jackson was sleeping in cheap hotels, so she has given her a huge apartment in California and agreed to help her move in next week (begs09AUG04) reports British NEWS OF THE WORLD newspaper.

A close source says, "Shar's very excited about moving into her new home. It's a real relief. Britney's bought the house for her and next week she'll help her get her stuff out of storage."

On 20 July, Jackson gave birth to Federline's son KALEB MICHAEL JACKSON FEDERLINE - named after Paul Walker's character in THE SKULLS and Federline's father MICHAEL - Jackson and Federline are still close friends.

08/08/2004 13:58