Brief encounters: Why does George Clooney never seem to stay with any woman for more than a few months

Brief encounters: Why does George Clooney never seem to stay with any woman for more than a few months

KELLY PRESTON

KELLY PRESTON: They made a cute couple, but marriage was never on the cards

 

George Clooney and Talia Balsam

TALIA BALSAM: Not a success, but at least George”s marriage to Balsam raised his profile

 

GEORGE CLOONEY and KIMBERLY RUSSELL

KIMBERLY RUSSELL: He needed someone gorgeous on his arm and she certainly fitted the bill

George Clooney and Vendela Kirsebom

VENDELA KIRSEBOM: She had va-va voom, perfect for the image of an emerging superstar

GEORGE CLOONEY & KAREN DUFFY

KAREN DUFFY: She helped his lady-killer reputation begin to take hold

GEORGE CLOONEY AND CELINE BALITRAN

CELINE BALITRAN: A serious young woman who polished his image as more than just beefcake

George Clooney and Traylor Howard

TRAYLOR HOWARD: This relationship appeared to be another notch on his bedpost

George Clooney and Mariella Frostrup

MARIELLA FROSTRUP: She made George look fun, and he gave her a story to dine out on for the next 20 years

Lisa Snowdon and George Clooney

LISA SNOWDON: The perfect consort, and someone to walk the red carpet with for hit films Ocean”s Eleven and Twelve

Renee Zellweger and George Clooney

RENEE ZELLWEGER: The speculation hurt nobody, but that still couldn”t turn their 2008 American football film Leatherheads into a hit

 GEORGE CLOONEY AND KRISTA ALLEN

KRISTA ALLEN: How better to assert his red-blooded credentials than a romance with a saucy star

George Clooney and Sarah Larson

SARAH LARSON: Sarah was pretty enough to be a good match for George, but too optimistic about “changing” him

George Clooney and Elisabetta Canalis

ELISABETTA CANALIS: She was faintly bonkers, while he became worthier than ever, making arty films like The Men Who Stare at Goats

Stacey Keibler and George Clooney

STACEY KEIBLER: She”s put his face in the news once more just as his political thriller The Ides Of March hits the cinemas