George Clooney: No Truth to Breakup Rumors British tab 'made up' split story By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff Posted Apr 6, 2010 4:37 PM CDT 4 comments Comments George Clooney and Elisabetta Canalis arrives during the 82nd Academy Awards Sunday, March 7, 2010, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) (Newser) – George Clooney says rumors that he and girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis have split are hogwash. Grazia magazine earlier quoted an anonymous source saying the pair split shortly after the Oscars. "Once again the story is made up, spread to other outlets and now denied," Clooney tells PopEater. "But don't let facts get in the way of a good story.