George Clooney To Sell Italian Dream Home

Feb. 24 2010, Published 9:03 a.m. ET

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Asking George Clooney to "say cheese" near his home hits too close to home, as the A-lister is selling his beloved Italian villa on Lake Como, has learned, because he's fed up with the constant presence of leering paparazzi in the area.

Clooney bought the home eight years ago for about $10 million, according to

His gorgeous Italian girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis, according to the Web site, was "furious and exasperated" over the presence of the pesky shutterbugs, who she said "made their life hell."

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Soccer star David Beckham, who is currently playing for the nearby AC Milan, is reportedly interested in purchasing the property; another prospective buyer is Russian billionaire Tariko Roustam, according to the Web site.


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