Actress Scarlett Johansson and SNL’s Jason Seudeikis are not dating, People reports. The two were spotted at dinner together along with Seudeikis’s former SNL cast-mate, Will Forte. The duo claims the dinner was just friendly and not romantic. Johansson recently separated from her husband of two years, Ryan Reynolds and filed for divorce shortly after. Her rep says that she is not dating Seudeikis, or anyone else for that matter.
Is it truly possible to be “just friends”?
Why is it okay to have boy-friends as a kid, but it’s considered weird as an adult? Cupid thinks you can be just friends with someone of the opposite sex:
1. If it starts at work: If you meet someone of the opposite sex at work, it’s a lot easier to keep it on the friend level. There’s no expectation to take the relationship past being friendly, because a work environment keeps romance out of the equation.
2. If you grow up together: If you’ve been friends with him or her from the time you were little, it’s easy to stick with your close friendship. When you meet someone at a bar, it’s tough to start a friendship, as there are expectations of making it more. Knowing someone from back in the day takes away that expectation.
3. It just happens: Some people simply have an easier time making friends with the opposite sex and connecting with them on a friendly level than they do with someone of their own gender. No one goes out in hopes of landing themselves a great friend of the opposite sex. It’s something that happens without even realizing it.
For more on Scarlett Johansson, read these past Cupid posts:
Ryan Reynolds Officially Files for Divorce from Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds Get Together for Friendly Meal
Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson Split
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