Movie star Matthew McConaughey and US cycling champion Lance Armstrong have denied they are a gay couple, with McConaughey joking in a recent interview that "We tried it (being gay). It wasn't for us."
The two stars, along with "Brokeback Mountain" actor Jake Gyllenhaal, were seen together on numerous occasions this summer, causing the speculation. Their close friendship sparked the coining of the term "bro-mance".
The two Texans ended long-term relationships recently, McConaughey with Penelope Cruz and Armstrong with Sheryl Crowe. Armstrong said of his friend: "His idea is like, 'Look, it is what it is, so go out there and have fun.' He's truly carefree..."