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George Clooney: I won't get married again

Don't expect George Clooney's love Elisabetta Canalis to join Hollywood's bridal brigade -- because her famous beau is not interested in getting hitched.

In a Friday interview on "Piers Morgan Tonight," Clooney, 49, appeared alongside his father Nick, who admitted he "yearned for the moment" when his movie star son would wed Canalis. (Nick and George's mom Nina have been married for over 50 years.)

George's retort: "I hate to blow your whole news story, but I was married, so I gave it a shot."

Indeed, it's a lesser-known fact that Clooney was married to actress Talia Balsam from 1989 to 1993.

Where is Balsam these days? The actress, 51, keeps busy with a steady stream of film and TV roles; she plays Natalie Portman's mom in "No Strings Attached," which was No.1 at the box office this weekend. As a recurring character on "Mad Men," she plays ex-wife to Roger Sterling, played by actor John Slattery -- her real-life husband, with whom she has a son, Harry.

Clooney and Italian actress/model Canalis, 32, have been dating since 2009. She opened up to Italian Vanity Fair last year about her romance with one of the world's most desired men.

"There are some people who just don't want to see me happy," Canalis complained. "(George) reassures me all the time. He is very close. I feel more embraced than ever before. The idea of being so loved is overwhelming ... George has given color back to my life."

Read the rest of the Us magazine story here.

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