Reports that US singer Courtney Love is pregnant with Steve Coogan's child have been dismissed by his spokeswoman.
"It's nonsense," she told the BBC News website. She declined to make any further comment on the matter.
The News of the World quoted troubled rock star Love, 41, as saying she was "pregnant with Steve's baby" on Sunday.
But The Sun has since contradicted the story, reporting that Around the World in 80 Days actor Coogan was "astonished" by the "ridiculous" claim, BBC reports.
Reports published earlier this month claimed Coogan - best known for his role as spoof DJ Alan Partridge - had had an affair with Kurt Cobain's widow.
These stories were subsequently dismissed by his spokesman, who said they were "just good friends".
On Friday Love was ordered to enter a drug rehabilitation clinic by a Los Angeles judge, who said he would consider sending her to jail for violating her parole terms.
Love - who has an 11-year-old daughter by Cobain named Frances Bean - is now expected to spend a month at a residential treatment centre.
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