Earlier today (January 21), the rumor mill started buzzing about a new reported couple: Brad Pitt and Charlize Theron. A source had told The Sun that the two were introduced by the actress' ex-fiance Sean Penn and had been dating since the holidays. However, sources have told Entertainment Tonight that the two are nothing more than good friends...at least for now.

"Brad and Charlize have known each other for years and recently became even better friends after working together," a source explained, referring to a photoshoot for Breitling watches both actors worked on. "They enjoy each other's company and connect on many levels. Brad and Charlize have a lot of mutual friends and share their love of acting, but neither of them are ready for a serious relationship right now."

"They are both very single at the moment so it's no surprise people are talking romance," the source added. "They truly would make a Hollywood power couple, but at this point, they're friends."

However, when Brad is looking for love again, it won't be with someone in showbiz. The source commented that he "isn't looking for an actress as a lifetime partner."

"He's tried that route already, and while he loved both Jen [Aniston] and Angelina [Jolie] very much, and he grew tremendously as a person with both women, he is ready for something different," the source said. "At the moment, he is all about his career and his children. He is working on several projects and spends every moment he can with his kids."

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