Rep: Scarlett Johansson 'Not Dating' Sean Penn

Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn

Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds might be over, but according to the actress’ rep, she hasn’t started a new romance with Sean Penn.

Us Weekly reportedly Thursday that the 26-year-old actress started dating the 50-year-old actor in January, claiming they are in the midst of a “fling.”

However, Scarlett’s rep shot down this report.

“Scarlett and Sean are not dating – they have been friends for years. Nothing more, nothing less,” the actress’ rep said in a statement to Access Hollywood. “They have been talking over the last few months regarding Haiti Relief and Scarlett’s upcoming trip to Haiti as Oxfam’s Global Ambassador.”

A rep for Sean was not immediately available for comment when contacted by Access.

Scarlett and Ryan announced their split in December after three years of marriage.

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