Alexander Skarsgard has spoken about his relationship with Kate Bosworth for the first time - but refused to comment on whether they are still together.
The True Blood star met Kate while they played lovers in the remake of the 1971 classic Straw Dogs two years ago.
Alexander told Blackbook magazine: "Kate is such a great actress, and she's so much more than a good-looking Hollywood starlet.
"We were just really good friends at the time. But we shared a really special experience on that film."
According to reports, the couple recently came to a mutual decision to end their relationship, but Alexander refused to reveal any more.
He said: "I make it a rule not to talk about myself and Kate.
"I so desperately try to keep my private life out of the tabloids because becoming a celebrity rather than an actor can really get in the way of a good performance."
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