The 10 Women Who Couldn’t Nail George Clooney Down

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Over the years, George Clooney has been quite vocal about not wanting to marry again. According to him, he did it once and that was enough. Since his brief marriage, he has had a number of girlfriends. His relationships typically don’t last for more than a few years and most people think that they end because these women are looking for commitment, marriage and children, and Clooney doesn’t want to give it to them. In a move that no one was expecting, the infamous bachelor recently announced his plans to marry British-Lebanese lawyer and activist, Amal Alamuddin. Since none of us ever really believed that he would ever settle down again, let’s take a look at the women who were unable to get Clooney to commit longterm!

Kelly Preston

During the late ‘80s, before either of them were famous, George Clooney and Kelly Preston were a hot item. These two moved in together after a year of dating and the struggling actor bought her a black potbellied piglet who they named Max. Clooney’s relationship with the pig ended up lasting longer than his relationship with Preston – they broke up in 1989 and the pig stayed with the actor until it died in 2006.


Talia Balsam

Months after his relationship ended with Kelly Preston ended, George Clooney headed to Las Vegas with Talia Balsam and the two got married. Three years later, in 1992, they split. He takes all responsibility for the marriage going south. “I probably – definitely – wasn’t someone who should have been married at that point,” Clooney told Vanity Fair, long after the fact. “I just don’t feel like I gave Talia a fair shot.” We’re pretty sure she doesn’t care anymore. She’s been happily married to John Slattery of “Mad Men” for years.