After stepping out with Russell Wilson for the first time this week Ciara spoke on their blooming romance.

Speaking with The New York Daily News, Ciara confirmed that she’s having “an amazing time right now”…

“I’m having an amazing time right now in life, that I can tell you” — but Ciara and Wilson were joined at the hip as they attended Monday’s state dinner at the White House together.

and noted that her song “I Bet” is about someone who thought the “grass was greener.”

“The song is definitely inspired by my real-life experience,” Ciara says. “When you believe in yourself and you always give 100% in a relationship, you’re very confident in the value of your love. But for some people, there’s that feeling that the grass is always greener.”

But when she was asked whether her new coupledom with Russell was a ploy to make Future Hendrix jealous, she had a very interesting response.

According to Ciara she’d never “waste” her energy.

Via The NYDN:

Ciara denies that she’s stepping out publicly as a way of dissing Future. “I don’t believe in being vengeful, or trying to send a message to someone,” she says. “You waste your energy that way. But I am confident.”