'We weren't kissing!' Nicole Scherzinger insists she and Chris Brown are just 'old friends' following cosy photos
18:56 GMT, 26 September 2012
Nicole Scherzinger has slammed the suggestion that she and Chris Brown are anything more than friends.
Reports emerged that they were seen kissing after photos were released which show looking cosy together at a Hollywood nightclub, but the star has branded the idea as 'ridiculous'.
Nicole insists that nothing untoward was going on and the pair were merely trying to chat over the noise in the venue.
Party pals: Chris Brown and Nicole Scherzinger hosted an event at Supperclub in Hollywood on Tuesday night
Just friends: The pair looked cosy throughout the evening but Nicole insists they were simply trying to chat over the loud music
A representative for the former
Pussycat Doll told Mail Online: 'The photos that have surfaced are of
old friends who were trying to talk at a very loud club. They were not kissing.'
The pair were a part of a
star-studded line up that arrived to help host the Black Pyramid Party
at Supperclub in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.
With Brown, 23, fresh from a court
appearance, he joined The X Factor UK judge as well as The Voice UK
judge Will.i.am and singer Sean Kingston at the bash.
– who arrived wearing loose jeans, a plain white T-shirt, plus a hooded
leather jacket – addressed the crowd with warmth and often reached out
to touch fans.
Can you hear me The pair clearly had a lot to talk about
Getting in the groove Both seemed to be dancing as they chatted away
As he put on
an animated display inside the venue, taking to the microphone and
flailing his arms in the air, his star friends smiled on as they awaited
their turn to entertain.
However, while the clubbers danced and the spotlight was not on the celebrity guests, Chris cosied up to Nicole, leaning in close to the
star and putting his arm around her.
The performer is currently paired up with girlfriend Karrueche Tran but she was not pictured at the venue.
Nicole, 34, is dating Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton, but while her beau is away in Asia for training, she got to know her industry pal a little better.
Famous faces: The presented the bash with Will.i.am
Jet-setting: The UK X Factor just mad a quick return to the US while her boyfriend Lewis Hamilton is in Asia
Scherzinger donned a flirty off-the shoulder with a large beanie hat on her head for the night out.
Meanwhile Chris was was again showing off his new darker set of locks after recently dying his hair.
He ditched his platinum blonde locks before his court hearing on Monday where it was revealed he failed a drug test.
The singer – who is currently on
probation after attacking his then girlfriend Rihanna in 2009 – tested
positive for marijuana in June in Virginia, where the drug is illegal,
but since he claims to have smoked it in California, where he has a
medicinal marijuana card, Judge Patricia Schnegg has let him off with a
Experimenting: Brown has been sporting platinum blonde hair lately but changed it before heading to court
However, Judge Schnegg ordered a review of his progress on November 1 amid concerns about how many community service hours he has completed and allegations he has violated the terms of his travel restrictions.
She also urged him to consider how the public and his young fans perceive his actions, telling him 'You are not an average person sitting in a living room. You are not only in the public eye, but you are on probation.'
Before the hearing Rihanna, who is currently in London, tweeted Chris a message of support saying ”@chrisbrown I'm praying for you and wishing u the best today (sic)” to which he responded “thank u so much (sic).'
The exes: He arrived at the venue in Hollywood as Rihanna was in London
Long night: Nicole was pictured leaving the club with Will.i.am
Flirty: She showed off her back in a sliced up top as she prepared to head home in a car