According to sources, Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn Johansson both avoided being pictured together on the red carpet. The Avengers actress posed for photos when Penn was not on the scene. But Jared Eng of Just Jared tweeted, "Scarlett Johansson & Sean Penn took a pic together backstage #guyschoice he gave her a big kiss when he saw her, she gave him kiss bye."
The 26-year-old actress Scarlett started daing the Milk actor in early February 2011. But a representative for Johansson has slammed the romance rumor by saying, "Scarlett and Sean are not dating - they have been friends for years."