Alas! In spite of previous reports that Pippa Middleton and George Percy are ensconced in a burgeoning relationship, it turns out that they are, in fact, not.

A source close to the royal sister-in-law opened up to Us Weekly, revealing, "Both of them say they are friends and I've not heard or seen anything to suggest otherwise."

Credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images Sport Photo: Pippa Middleton and George Percy in London, England on June 9, 2011

According to the insider, “They have always just been friends.”

Another source also shot down reports of brewing romance between Percy and Pip, saying, “I couldn’t imagine them together. Their friendship is more like brother and sister.”

Still, George’s camp didn't exactly deny the rumors. Instead, they simply told Us Weekly that they “have no comment to make.” Interesting... You can let your imagination run wild with that one!

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