'I've moved on from Seal' says Heidi Klum as she appears with new bodyguard

While the celebrity world is agog with questions about her love life and in particular the exact nature of her relationship with her bodyguard, Heidi Klum is attempting to draw a gracious line under the speculation. 

The leggy German beauty appeared in public with a different security guard from the one said to be comforting her in the wake of her split with Seal.

Heidi, 39, also released a statement emphasising that both her and the British musician have begun a new chapter  – without commenting on reports that she'd become close to Martin Kristen, who has provided protection for the couple's family for years.

She told People: "I cherish all of the great memories Seal and I created together over the years.

"Our separation was based on issues between the two of us," she continues. "Seal has moved on and so have I. My priority has and continues to be protecting and providing for our children."