Hand-Holding ‘Scandal’? George Clooney Rips Romance Rumor

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George Clooney leaves Loulou's, May 25, 2013 (Splash News)

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Monika Jakisic leaves Loulou's, May 25, 2013 (Splash News)

More than one eyebrow was raised when In Touch Weekly sent out a bombshell headline Tuesday morning that George Clooney was spotted getting cozy with a woman who isn’t his girlfriend.

According to the magazine, People's 2006 Sexiest Man Alive, "was spotted holding hands with his ex-fling — Croatian model Monika Jakisic — at Loulou's members-only club on May 25 in Mayfair, London."

"They seemed to be having a great old time together," an eyewitness tells In Touch. "He didn't seem to care who saw them. He was being openly affectionate."

Don't believe everything you read though! The "Gravity" actor was quick to put an immediate end to the rumors.

"The story is made up. I wasn't holding anybody's hand. Stop trying to sell magazines by creating scandal that isn't there," Clooney said via a statement from his rep.

So, there you have it.

The report probably didn't thrill Clooney's girlfriend of almost two years, Stacy Keibler. Still, Keibler is known for her sense of humor towards media scrutiny.

Just yesterday, after a minor fashion mishap in Monte Carlo (that got a lot of press), the gorgeous TV host tweeted:

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