“Ummmmm…I’m not confirming or denying rehab.”

Eva Mendes, whose comic book thriller The Spirit opens in theaters this weekend, is featured on the January 2009 cover of Allure Magazine.

“I’m OK with being pigeonholed right now because I created most of it…,” she says. “If I don’t want to be offered sexy roles, then I shouldn’t be on a humongous billboard half-naked… But I want to be on that billboard… You can pigeonhole me now… But it won’t stay that way.”

Check out the lifestyle mag’s profile on the Cuban-American actress, entitled “Preparing for Takeoff,” on newsstands December 23.

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