Date: 8th August 2001
Hollywood actress PenÚlope Cruz has slammed reports of a romance with movie hunk TOM CRUISE - insisting they are just "good friends".
Penelope has scotched stories that she and Cruise are an item, even though she enjoyed a holiday with the actor and his two children last week (begs30JUL01) and has reportedly moved in with him. The 27-year-old beauty says,
"We are friends. This happens to every actor and actress - and sometimes it goes too far. " Penelope also claimed to be struggling to cope with the "loneliness" of life as a movie idol. (ACW/WNTST/RP)