Singer Lily Allen laughs with Sam Cooper during the 2nd NatWest One Day International between England and Australia at Lord's on September 6, 2009 in London, England. (Getty Images)more pics » More on Lily Allen:
has been dating painter and decorator Sam Cooper
since July, and she says the relationship has helped boost her self-esteem. Mainly, it doesn't hurt that Sam is so complimentary about her appearance. She told Grazia
magazine: “I’m so confident and happy in myself now. My boyfriend tells me that I’m beautiful and that he loves me all the time. He says my butt is fabulous and that’s all I need.” Lily and Sam at a cricket match.
Lily also revealed Sam, whom she's been dating since July, has helped her turn her back on her partying ways. The 24-year-old star feels ready to settle down with Sam and is house-hunting for a property outside London.
She added: “I haven’t been partying that much. I do have the odd blow out, but lately when I’ve had free time, I’ve been spending it with my boyfriend who makes me happy and looking for a house in the country. I’m not a monk, but I am busy.”
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