Katherine Jenkins escapes to spend time with friends after Gethin Jones steps out with new girlfriend Susie Amy

Last night saw Katherine Jenkins attend the same event as her ex fiance Gethin Jones - and his new girlfriend, Susie Amy.

Katherine JenkinsKatherine Jenkins took to Twitter to say 'Thank God for besties'. Copyright [WENN]

Katherine Jenkins and Gethin Jones split a year ago after four years together, and it seems that Gethin's moved on with actress Susie Amy.

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However, if Katherine Jenkins' recent tweet is anything to go by, she's not exactly over the moon about the new relationship.

Gethin Jones and Susie AmyGethin Jones and Susie Amy posed for photos together last night. Copyright [Rex]The Welsh singer took to Twitter to tell her followers she's escaping to the country with friends.

She said: "Having some much needed spa/country retreat girlie time with @Pollynoble #Pamper #ThankGodForBesties"

Katherine JenkinsKatherine Jenkins looked happy at the start of the night. Copyright [WENN]The #ThankGodForBesties part has made us think perhaps Katherine is doing what we ALL do when our ex finds someone new - have a good old moan/rant/cry to our BFFs.

Katherine, Gethin and Amy were all at the opening night of Cirque Du Soleil last night. Katherine was all smiles as she posed for photos on arrival.

Katherine JenkinsKatherine Jenkins looked subdued as she left. Copyright [WENN]However, as she left the event after no doubt seeing Gethin and Amy, she appeared a bit subdued.

Katherine and Gethin were one of our favourite celebrity couples, and were engaged at the time of splitting.

Katherine took to Twitter to announce the split on New Year's Eve 2011.

She said: "Sorry for being quiet of late, its just that I have some very sad news. Geth & I have decided to go our separate ways. We are both beyond broken hearted."

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