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Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield: No selfies and no relationship questions, please

Published on Apr 30, 2014 11:25 AM
Attending the promotional event of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in Singapore were (from left) cast members Jamie Foxx, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, director Marc Webb and producers Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach. -- PHOTO: THE NEW PAPER FILE

During the visit of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 cast in Singapore, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone gave photographers no opportunity to see them for the couple they were in real life - there was nary a public display of affection, much less canoodling.

Garfield himself will not comment on it and any attempt at mentioning it to him will draw his ire, as a reporter in London recently discovered when she was told his personal life "was not public property".

As if to preempt any attempt at penetrating the curtain he has drawn on his relationship with co-star Stone, the actor, 30, tells the press at a small-group interview at the Marina Bay Sands hotel earlier last month that in the past, "actors could be actors".

The lounge area where the interviews are being held has been commandeered by a small army of studio personnel armed with clipboards and stern demeanours.

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