Christina Applegate, Christian Slater

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Christina Applegate and Christian Slater are finally coming clean about those pesky romance rumors.

On Thursday night's episode of The Late Late Show, the 43-year-old actress and the 45-year-old actor were asked about rumors they dated decades ago when they first started in Hollywood.

"You've both known each other for a long time, correct? You've known each other since you were what, 15?" host James Corden asked.

"Quite a while," Slater said before Applegate added, "We're trying to remember."

"There are rumors that you two may have dated," Corden prodded.

Christina Applegate, Christian Slater

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"No!" Applegate replied. "Like, you've even been listed on like, ‘Guys she's been with,' and it's like, Christian and I've never dated. We never dated."

"Not even a long lingering kiss?" Corden asked.

"It wasn't from a lack of wanting," Slater laughed as Applegate blushed.

Later on, Corden asked Slater how he picked up women when he was young. "If I was Christian Slater, my pickup line would be, ‘Yes I am. Yes you can. Come on, let's go,'" Corden cracked before adding, "You had some incredible leading ladies in your time."

As for which co-stars he admired, Slater revealed, "Winona Ryder of course, I loved her. Patricia Arquette. There was a lot of obsession."

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