Sanaa Lathan denies fling with Denzel Washington

American actress Sanaa Lathan says rumors that she had an affair with Denzel Washington, her co-star in the 2003 &to=http://english.pravda.ru/main/2002/07/26/33270.html' target=_blank>thriller "Out of Time," are untrue, according to a media report.

"(The rumor) got started because the movie had a love scene with Denzel, and people took that and translated it to real life," the 34-year-old actress told U.S. magazine Vibe.

"They said I was pregnant with Denzel's child, and people were calling my mother, saying I'm having his baby. It's frustrating. People are going to talk no matter what."

Washington, 51, has been married to his wife, Pauletta, for 22 years.

A call by The Associated Press to the actor's representative wasn't immediately returned Tuesday.

Lathan stars in the upcoming romantic comedy "Something New."