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Antonio Banderas laughs off Madonna crush

Antonio Banderas has laughed off Madonna’s two-year crush on him.

The Queen of Pop made the revelation in her 1991 documentary film, In Bed With Madonna, after meeting the Spanish actor – but the feelings were not reciprocated.

“Yeah, she says these things – she didn’t repeat it to me; it could have been dangerous, depending on how I would have been that day!” he said.

He insisted: “Nothing happened – never ever.”

Antonio – who later starred in Evita with Madonna – is still surprised that he made headlines for catching her eye.

“I know! That’s quite impressive to me. When I first met Madonna, she was a star on her Blonde Ambition tour and I was a working actor who paid to see her,” he recalled.

“We worked together in Evita and she was absolutely committed to her character. Even now, I still find it weird.”

The dad-of-one, who reprises his voice talents for Puss in Boots in Shrek Forever After, still keeps in touch with her.

“I saw her at the Oscars. She invited us to go to her house for a party – you should have seen Robert De Niro, Mick Jagger and me all doing the conga!”