Javier and Penelope: No Country for Just Friends

3/25/2008 12:58 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
So are they or aren't they ... an item, that is? Claro que sí! Rumored gorgeous Spanish super couple, Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz, strolled around Nice, France yesterday.

The Oscar winner and Tom Cruise's ex have been friends since starring together in "Jamon, Jamon" back in 1992 - which, by the looks of it, is when Javier bought those jeans.