George Clooney single again

GEORGE Clooney and Elisabetta Canalis have split up after nearly two years together.

The 50-year-old hunk - who has previously dated British beauty Lisa Snowdon and was married to actress Talia Balsam for four years until 1993 - has released a joint statement with Elisabetta confirming the split, and asked for "privacy" in the wake of the break-up.

The pair said: "We are not together anymore. It's very difficult and very personal and we hope everyone can respect our privacy."

George and 32-year-old Elisabetta were seen just last week on a night out at the Il Gatto Nero restaurant in Lake Como, Italy, and she has previously revealed she hoped to marry - despite the 'Ocean's Eleven' star saying he never would again.

She said: "I am a firm believer in marriage, in the future I will be married, but for the time being I am happy as I am."

Discussing his opinion on marriage recently, George - who is currently filming a role in 'Gravity' alongside Sandra Bullock - said he had given it a chance.

He said: "I was married. I gave it a shot."

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