“She must be the only woman in the world who’s blissfully happy to be dating the devil”
Venables and Robert Thompson murdered two-year-old James after abducting him from the New Strand Shopping Centre in Bootle, Liverpool.
After being imprisoned and released, Venables has been given two new identities and is back behind bars again for possessing more than 1,000 child abuse images.
But a source has claimed that the lag now has a girlfriend, who even wants to visit him in prison.
A source told The Sun on Sunday: “There is nothing to stop Venables dating, but when relationship became serious officials had a duty to inform the woman about his past.
“That included full disclosure about his criminal history, including his role in murdering James Bulger.
James Patrick Bulger was murdered on 12 February 1993, at the age of two
It is not known when Venables, 35, met the woman, who has not been named.
It is believed that she does not have any children.
Probation officers asked Venables to disclose his real name and how he murdered James to his partner.
They were even living together when probation workers found his laptop with the vile child abuse images stored on.