Heartthrob Josh Hartnett had a fake relationship with NIP/TUCK star Kelly Carlson as a publicity stunt.

The actress admits she was manipulated to pretend the pair were dating for a magazine photoshoot.

She says, "Years ago, Josh Hartnett and I did a thing for Teen People saying that we dated. We've always been friends, but it wasn't true. It was sort of a publicity stunt."

Hartnett is now dating Scarlett Johansson.