Snake charmer! Christina Milian slips into sexy lizard print cut-out swimsuit to beat the Miami heat
02:44 GMT, 20 July 2012
With the heat stepping up in Miami, Christina Milian decided to get cool… in more ways than one.
The 30-year-old mother slipped her snake hips into a lizard print cut-out swimsuit for a splash in the ocean, and looked spectacular for it.
Second skin: The Voice's Christina Milian slipped into this sexy snake swimsuit for a dip in the water at Miami Beach
The nicely voluptuous singer filled
the difficult-to-wear one piece perfectly and wore her thick hair to one
side in a pretty plait.
She beamed widely as a nanny watched her two-year-old daughter in a nearby cabana.
It's a far cry from the situation tow
years ago when Milian's dream became a nightmare after her husband
singer-producer The-Dream cheated on her with his assistant.
Now legally separated from Violet Madison Nash's father, the R&B singer is happy with her life as a single mother.
Christina, The Voice's social media
correspondent, frolicked in the surf clearly confident that she looked
good in her swimwear.
Barely there: It takes a confident woman to wear a suit like this, and thankfully Christina is there again after her relationship break up
Fits like a dream: The Voice social media doyenne still cuts a swathe like a stage-straddling beauty
The doting mother has tweeted her love and devotion to her 'coolest baby in the world.'
She wrote: 'I can't wait to take Violet on tour w me someday. She's such a COOL KID! #ImInLove'
The Dip It Low singer suffered a loss on July 3 when her other baby — her beloved dog SheRah succumbed to cancer.
'My Family & I will miss her
4ever, and thru all my tears I'm happy 2 know she is ok now. A dogs love
is truly unconditional,' Milian tweeted.
However, Christina was in better
spirits when she did an interview with Houston's 97.9 The Box, speaking
candidly about her ex Terius Nash's lack of relationship with their
Just beachy: Christina, who dated Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon in the past, is back on form after a difficult time
Mother-of-one: Christina is bringing up two-year-old Violet herself after splitting with her father after just three months of marriage
'I’m not happy at the moment, but I
have come to the realisation that I have to be 200% mum for her and it’s
not about finances, it’s about spending time,' Milian said of
The-Dream, who also has three children with singer Nivea.
'We live in different cities, he’s in
Atlanta and I’m in LA. There are planes and plenty of money for
airplanes so… I’m not one of those who withhold their children from
their baby daddy. Don’t do that.'
And as far as dating goes, Christina
said that she hopes 'someday there will be a healthy man in my life that
will love [Violet] the way I do.'
Sands of time: Things have got better for Christina and she's embracing life again
Tranquil waters: The tide was peaceful on the balmy Miami day
The newly-signed Young Money artist,
who has not had a Top 10 hit since 2004 with Dip It Low, went on to talk
about how excited she was to be recording her much-delayed fourth
The former Def Jam artist says she
feels 'complete' and like she's '18 getting a record deal for the first
time' and has already tweeted several pictures from the recording
She is looking forward to collaborating with label mates Lil Wayne, Birdman, and Nicki Minaj.
Baby, baby: Christina couldn't keep away from her gorgeous toddler for long
Drying off: Christina chatted happily after her dip in the blue ocean
Ray of sunshine: Christina attended the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh in Miami after her day on the beach