updated 01/31/2011 AT 1:00 PM ET
•originally published 01/31/2011 AT 1:40 PM ET
“Just tell ‘em that she’s, like, one of my best friends,” he said enthusiastically.
Seacrest didn’t push, but did ask what movie they saw during a recent movie date in Burbank, Calif.
“We saw No Strings Attached,” Bieber said.
“That’s what I need right there,” Seacrest joked, referring to the pair’s choice of movie, which follows a couple – played by Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher – who try to remain just friends with certain other benefits.