Scott Disick has welcomed several women to his villa in Cannes in an attempt to "stick it to" ex Kourtney Kardashian, a a source tells PEOPLE

By Melody Chiu and Aurelie Corinthios
Updated May 26, 2017 03:57 PM

Forget Keeping Up with the Kardashians — can you keep up with Scott Disick?

The reality star is certainly enjoying his birthday in Cannes — he was pictured Friday splashing around in the pool at his villa with a third woman in three days, U.K. blogger Maggie Petrova, who also happens to be a friend of Disick’s recent fling Bella Thorne.

However, Petrova maintains the relationship is platonic.

“Scott and I are just friends — we are staying at a friend’s villa together,” she tells PEOPLE. “There is nothing going on.”

Scott Disick Having fun in the Pool with Unidentified Girls in Cannes
Scott Disick and Maggie Petrova
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The new pics of Disick and his latest female companion come just one day after the self-appointed “Lord” apparently had a very friendly reunion with stylist Chloe Bartoli — an encounter which was itself just hours after Disick was seen canoodling with Thorne.

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Scott Disick and Chloe Bartoli
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Scott Disick squeezes girlfriend Bella Thornes breast as they sunbathe in Cannes
Scott Disick and Bella Thorne
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Before Thorne came into the picture (and subsequently denied speculation by calling her romp with Disick “legit nothing”), Bartoli and Disick sparked more serious romance rumors. The two were famously spotted cozying up together in Monte Carlo in July 2015, which ultimately prompted Kourtney Kardashian to end her nine-year relationship with Disick.

This time, Disick, 34, and Bartoli, 26, were snapped in photos first shared by the Daily Mail getting close at a luxury private villa on Thursday — the same villa where Disick spent the day with Thorne, 19, on Wednesday.

As for Kardashian? Well, she was also in Cannes at the time all these PDA pics were snapped and spent the week enjoying the French Riviera with her new beau Younes Bendjima, a 24-year-old model — which, according to a source, didn’t go down well with Disick.

“Scott’s trying to stick it to Kourtney because of her liaison with Younes,” a source tells PEOPLE. “It’s him acting out. He’s spinning out of control because of all the Kourtney s—. It just sets him off because she’s rubbing her new relationship in his face and posting all those bikini photos.”

Kourtney Kardashian Wears a Skimpy Bikini on a Yacht With Boyfriend Younes Bendjima
Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima
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Day 8 Celebrity Sightings - The 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival
Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima
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Celebrity at Gotha Club and VIP Room During the 70th Cannes Film Festival
Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima
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The ongoing drama between Disick and Kardashian, who share three children, comes after a period of relatively smooth sailing: Though they’ve gone through ups and downs in their relationship, they appeared to have been in a healthy place until recently, spending plenty of time together while co-parenting their children.

Indeed, “Scott and Kourtney had gotten to a good place — they had gone on trips together, like to Cabo, and things were going well,” says the source. “But then Scott had another lapse and that’s when Kourtney was like: ‘I’m done.’ “

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So what does Thorne make of all of this?

“Bella doesn’t care,” says the source of the bisexual Famous in Love star. “She’s cool with it because she’s probably messing around with other guys and girls too.”

“They’re a good match in the sense that they’re providing each other with exactly what they want,” adds the source. “They’re on the same page.”

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