The news that Justin Timberlake is to star in a romantic comedy with his ex Cameron Diaz is bound to have annoyed girlfriend Jessica Biel.

But luckily the singer, 29, decided to whisk her off for a ski break in Verbier, Switzerland for her 28th birthday in the days before he started filming, reports

Actress Cameron Diaz, said she was “thrilled” that he had been cast as her love interest in new movie Bad Teacher.

The 37-year-old Charlie’s Angels star plays a junior high school teacher who sets out to steal a colleague’s boyfriend, played by Timberlake.

She dated the pop singer for almost four years until they split in 2007.

At the Oscars, she told reporters: “He’s clearly a very talented comedian, look at his Saturday Night Live (skit)]. He’s fantastic. He’s going to be so great.”

But it seems Jessica has nothing to worry about just yet, as Justin’s mother Lynn Timberlake thinks she could be The One.

Describing the Valentine’s Day actress as “amazing” and “one of us,” she added: “She’s so down-to-earth and her family is great.”

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