Morning Memo: Alex Rodriguez Denies Madonna Romance; Ronald Perelman Ends Custody Battle; Katie Holmes in T

Alex Rodriguez is now (weirdly) insisting that he and Madonna are “friends–that’s it.” Maybe this means they’ve already broken up? [People]

The Daily News‘s Rush & Molloy, who are moving their gossip column from the daily edition to the Sunday issue, have compiled a roundup of some of their most interesting famous people stories. [R&M]

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise will be on separate covers of the New York TimesT Magazine this weekend. She told the magazine: “There’s a misperception about me that I just became this wallflower, this woman who doesn’t have any control of her life.” [People]

Gothamist was awarded the dubious honor of meeting the Real World: Brooklyn cast and taking a tour of their Red Hook home. [Gothamist via Curbed]

Ronald Perelman and Patricia Duff have settled their epic custody battle over daughter Caleigh. According to the agreement, all three family members will “continue to see therapists.” [P6]