Will Smith, Jada Pinkett, all smiles in public

LOS ANGELES,  (Reuters) – One day after a magazine  claimed that their marriage was in trouble, Hollywood super  couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith appeared together in  public on Wednesday, smiling broadly for cameras and fans.

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith and her husband actor Will Smith pose at the 2011 BET Awards in Los Angeles June 26, 2011. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Their brief walk down a sidewalk outside a restaurant in  the wealthy enclave of Malibu followed a story published online  on Tuesday by In Touch Weekly magazine saying the pair, who  have two superstar children, were headed for a separation.

That story was attributed to an unnamed “insider” and was  followed by a public denial in a statement issued on behalf of  the Smiths.

“Although we are reluctant to respond to these types of  press reports, the rumors circulating about our relationship  are completely false. We are still together, and our marriage  is intact,” the pair said in the joint statement.

But the rumors persisted on Wednesday with singer Marc  Anthony, who co-stars with Jada Pinkett Smith on TV show  “Hawthorne” and who recently split up with singer Jennifer  Lopez, surfacing in reports as a possible suitor to his TV  co-star.

In Malibu, Will Smith was asked by a reporter for celebrity  news website TMZ.com to comment on the “ridiculous rumors” in  the media, and Smith answered, “you just did.”

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