EXCLUSIVE: Inside Jessica Simpson and Gerard Butler’s Budding Friendship

essica Simpson and Gerard Butler sent tongues wagging when they dined at Soho House in New York City on Tuesday night. But a source gives RadarOnline.com the exclusive scoop on the duo, including how they know each other and whether or not it was romantic.

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Simpson and Butler were “having dinner with other people [including stylist Ken Paves]” but “it was absolutely nothing romantic” the source confirmed.

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Still, the two stars seemed to hit it off after meeting at a dinner last week. So how do they know each other? They were introduced by Simpson’s makeup artist Jeanna Robinette. “Jeanna and Gerard are friends, which is how he was introduced to Jessica,” the source added. “They all had dinner together last week, too.”

Simpson’s rep had no comment and calls to Butler and Paves’ rep have not been returned.

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