is talking for the first time about his romance with model Heather Mills
. The former Beatle
says that his new love helped him cope with losing his wife Linda
, who died two years ago of breast cancer. "Obviously, I'd been going through a hard time," McCartney said on the British show, Stars and their Lives
, in which Mills was profiled. "Now I've got romance back in my life. I love her, and I get a lot of pleasure from that."