Eva Longoria (search) was desperate to set the record straight on her love life during a photo shoot in this northern Mexico city where her family has roots.

The "Desperate Housewives" (search) co-star was spotted at Monterrey's international airport Sunday with 'N Sync singer JC Chasez (search), following her weekend photo shoot with Latina magazine, the Reforma newspaper reported in its Monday editions.

The magazine invited Longoria to do the project after learning that her family is from Monterrey, a center of business and industry 430 miles north of Mexico City.

Longoria arrived alone Friday, but Chasez was present later during the photo shoot, Reforma said.

Chasez told reporters he was vacationing in Monterrey, while Longoria said she was "here alone, with my friends, my publicist."

Chasez "is only my friend," the actress told the newspaper.

Longoria returned Sunday to Los Angeles to shoot additional episodes of the hit ABC series. "Desperate Housewives" airs on Sundays (9 p.m. EST).