Ex-White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, has adamantly denied rumors that he had an affair with Fox News host, Kimberly Guilfoyle. 53-year-old Scaramucci famously held the position of White House communications director for a mere 10 days.

According to US Weekly, the New York financier joined President Donald Trump, wife Melania, Fox and Friends hosts Ainsley Earhardt and Brian Kilmeade, Bill Shine (a past executive of Fox News), Kellyanne Conway, Vice President Mike Pence, Sean Hannity, and Fox's Kimberly Guilfoyle for dinner on July 26.

Scaramucci reportedly wasn't happy when members of the press revealed that he was there with Guilfoyle. US Weekly reported that he felt the stories that followed were an "attack," as he was well aware that there were rumors of an affair between him and 48-year-old Guilfoyle at the time. The following day, July 27, an article was published in the The New Yorker, written by Ryan Lizza, following an interview he'd had with Scaramucci the evening before. The now-famous article caused mass controversy and Scaramucci reportedly felt "burned" by it.

Scaramucci vehemently denies affair with Kimberly Guilfoyle

Scaramucci gave an interview to The Huffington Post on Tuesday in which he vehemently denied having any kind of romantic relationship with Kimberly Guilfoyle.

He told the publication that he personally took tweets and comments by the media about the dinner as "an attack" because he knew it would "raise suspicion" about his relationship with the Fox News host.

According to Scaramucci, he was aware of rumors about an affair between the two already circling. Guilfoyle had a spokesperson from Fox News clarify the pair's relationship, saying they are just "good friends".

American political consultant and friend of Kimberly Guilfoyle, Roger Stone, told The Huffington Post that Scaramucci and Guilfoyle are "very close friends," but said there is nothing else going on. Scaramucci's wife, Deidre Ball, filed for divorce in early July while pregnant with the couple's second child. Scarramucci missed their son's birth on July 24, saying the due date was not supposed to be until August 9.

Scaramucci's reputation thoroughly damaged

Scaramucci's interview with Lizza, which included him calling Reince Priebus a "paranoid schizophrenic" and threatening to fire the entire staff of the White House communications department, caused his reputation irreparable damage. He tried to justify his actions, saying he was upset about the link between him and Guilfoyle being emphasized by the media and that Lizza had taken his words out of context.

Scaramucci claims that he was being humorous when he made those comments, and he felt let down by Lizza, who he has claimed is an old family friend. Lizza has denied this and said he doesn't know Scarramucci beyond his role as a journalist.