Despite reports to the contrary, reps for
Cruise's rep shut down rumors by telling the Daily Mail that not only has Cruise, 51, not been dating the
And a rep for Prepon, 34, told Us Weekly on Thursday that reports linking the pair are "not true."
Gossip Cop also gave the rumor a zero on its "Real or Rumor" scale, citing a source close to the "Mission Impossible" actor saying "they are not dating."
However, reports insisting that the romance was still on have still been swirling online despite denials from both camps.
British mag Grazia first reported the alleged romance in the fall, indicating that the fellow Scientologists had been trying to keep it under wraps.
In November, the pair were reportedly spotted having dinner together at the Manor Hotel in Los Angeles and Cruise picked her up in a vintage car and had a bottle of 1979 Merlot waiting for her. (Wait, didn't the rep just say they never even met?!)
Still, Page Six columnist Richard Johnson asserted Thursday that the actors were an item "but they are being extremely careful to keep it secret."
"It's the buzz on the set of her show," an insider told the publication.
But last November, an insider also told Us Weekly that Cruise and Prepon "see each other at some functions, but they are not dating."
Cruise's last high-profile relationship, with "Dawson's Creek" alum Katie Holmes, ended in summer 2012, when the pair announced their split after seven years of marriage. The pair also has a daughter named Suri, 7, together. Before that Cruise was married to Oscar-winner
Since Holmes, the
In 2007, Prepon split with longtime boyfriend Christopher Masterson, brother of her "That '70s Show" costar Danny Masterson, after seven years of dating. She reportedly dated "Greek" and "Californication" actor Scott Michael Foster after that, Us Weekly reported.
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