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July 15, 2015 07:10 PM

Well, that settles that.

Minka Kelly took to Twitter on Wednesday to squash the rumors that her swanky birthday dinner with a newly single Sean Penn was anything more than a friendly celebration.

“Not my nature to address gossip but hoping this last one goes away already,” the Friday Night Lights actress wrote. “Not dating a friend I had a group dinner with. #sillymedia.”

The post is undoubtedly a reference to Kelly’s 35th birthday dinner at the upscale eatery French Laundry on June 23, which she attended with a small group of friends – including Sean Penn, who had just split from Charlize Theron a week prior.

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Kelly posted an Instagram photo of herself blowing out candles at the Napa Valley restaurant, along with the caption “Birthday festivities off to a pretty magical start.”

“Sean and Minka have been friends for a long time,” a source told PEOPLE at the time. “It was just a group of friends out to dinner and purely platonic.”

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