Magician Criss Angel has denied all rumours of being involved with pop star Britney Spears and says he is just helping her for a possible MTV Video Music Awards performance.
He added that their relationship was purely professional, people.com said.
"It's amazing what people think. We're not together. Her manager is my manager, and I'm helping with one of her shows. I'm helping with her appearance on MTV," Angel said.
Asked about rumours that he and Spears were seen spending time together with friends, he clarified: "Yes, I'm here working on some stuff, and we went to that restaurant with 10 people. We were talking about how she wants to do something more with the (awards) show, and about me helping out and hoping to work with her ... It's amazing how you can't do anything now without people making up stuff."