Alex Rodriguez told People Magazine that he and Madonna are "friends – that's it". Well they're not the first people in Hollywood to use that line on us. Let's look back at a few more famous "friends" from Hollywood.
Lindsay Lohan's rep insists that LiLo and attached-at-the-hip galpal, Samantha Ronson, are just "close friends" (Daily Mail)
Holly Madison, re: Criss Angel – "Criss and I are just friends right about now I love how that totally innocent picture of us means we are not just dating but "going public"! (Holly's MySpace)
Rihanna, re: Chris Brown – "I won't say that we're just friends – me and Chris are really best, best friends… We are best friends, honestly, like brother and sister. If he was a boyfriend, I would say that." (MTV News)
Angelina, re: Brad – "I think we found this strange friendship and partnership that kind of just suddenly happened." (Vogue)
Matthew McConaughey, re: Lance Armstrong"A lot of people don't understand friendship and brotherhood. I have a great friend in him. (People)