Edinburgh’s Jamey Bowers dating Brian Lara

Jamey Bowers. Picture: Gareth Easton
Jamey Bowers. Picture: Gareth Easton
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FORMER Miss Scotland Jamey Bowers has revealed she is dating West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara.

The Capital beauty queen, 24, has told how she was pals with the star before they fell for each other.

Jamey split with former boyfriend 25-year old ex-Hearts star Andy Driver in March, after a five-year relationship when he left to join Houston Dynamos in Texas.

Born in 44-year-old Lara’s homeland of Trinidad, Jamey said: “He’s charming, romantic and fun. We’ll see what happens.”

The couple have been dating for the past few weeks, Jamey is currently on her home island to lead the annual carnival as Miss Scotland.

She added: “It’s early days. I didn’t want anyone to know, but Brian’s been declaring his love all over the place.”

Jamey, who left the Caribbean for the Capital as a young girl told how she was first introduced to Lara by their fellow countryman and former Manchester United hero Dwight Yorke.