Actor insists the pair are dating, despite their denials

Woody Harrelson has told the world that Penelope Cruz is dating actor Javier Bardem.

The Cheers star, 46, presented pal Javier, 38 – his co-star in No Country for Old Men – with an award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Tuesday and let the secret slip.

‘I can’t believe the luck Javier has,’ Woody said, reports The Sydney Morning Herald. ‘If you look at his biography – one page is just describing his journey and then the second page is all of the awards he’s won.

‘And not to mention, I found this out last night too – he’s going out with Penelope Cruz!’

Penelope, 33, and Javier have been close ince working together on Spanish film Jamon Jamon in 1992.

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