These days, life's a walk in the dog park for Dean Sheremet.
Smiling and escorting his pooch into a concrete dog run in New York City on Tuesday, LeAnn Rimes' estranged husband tells a photographer in a video posted at RadarOnline.com that he's doing "pretty good" and that he still talks to his wife.
Shown a photo (not visible in the video) of Rimes and an unidentified person the photographer calls her "new beau," Sheremet, 28, laughs and says "that's a good friend of ours!"
Of Brandi Glanville — the soon-to-be-ex-wife of Eddie Cibrian with whom Rimes has been involved since late 2008 — Sheremet says simply, "she's a good woman!"
The former dancer — now enrolled at NYC's French Culinary Institute — seems to be cheering up after an emotionally trying time. In August, when asked about the extended Rimes-Cibrian affair that ended his marriage, he fought back tears and told Usmagazine.com, "It's bizarre. It's surreal. But I'm doing OK."
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Us Weekly reported in its September 14 cover story that Sheremet and Glanville reached out to one another in the wake of their imploding marriages. "They're the ones who understand what the other is feeling," a pal says.
Glanville, meanwhile, recently complained that new neighbor Rimes — whose new home is half a block from her son Mason's school — is "invading my space" and "needs to back the F up."
Cibrian and Glanville, both 36, filed for divorce in August following eight years of marriage. That same month, Rimes, 27, and Sheremet announced their separation after seven years.