01/16/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Tim McGraw: I'm Not Running For Tennessee Governor

He'd be many a Democrat's dream candidate, but Tim McGraw says talk of his running for governor of Tennessee in 2010 is, for now, pure fantasy.

"There's no truth to this," McGraw's rep tells PEOPLE of the rumors - sparked by an item in The New Republic - that McGraw was considering a run for the gubernatorial seat. "It's something he is interested in, but not for 2010. Later in life."

In an interview with PEOPLE earlier this year, McGraw, a Democrat who supported Barack Obama in the presidential race, admitted that politics was in his blood and could be in his future.

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