As LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian began going public with their relationship in August, her ex Dean Sheremet quietly reached out to Cibrian's ex Brandi Glanville, Us Weekly reports in its latest issue (on newsstands now).
"They have been supporting each other," an insider says of the pair, who first met last fall while visiting their spouses on the Calgary, Alberta, set of the Lifetime romance Northern Light.
At the time, they didn't know an affair had begun. Now, the source tells Us Weekly, "They've put the pieces together about the last few months, and they're developing a good friendship through this."
Adds a Sheremet pal, "They're the ones who understand what the other is feeling."
How is Sheremet 28, feeling?
Pals tell Us Weekly he's struggling. On Tuesday, Rimes announced on her website that she and Sheremet are divorcing — days after taking a PDA-packed vacation with Cibrian, 36, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, to celebrate her 27th birthday.
Asked how it feels to see his ex with Cibrian, Sheremet fought back tears before telling Us Weekly: "I don't really know what to say. It's bizarre. It's surreal. But I'm doing OK."
For more on Rimes and Cibrian – including how Cibrian skipped his kids' first day of school to vacation with Rimes, how Rimes lied to Dean "the whole time" about her relationship with Cibrian and how she secretly likes all "the attention" — pick up the new issue of Us Weekly today!
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