In the news: George is single, Galliano blames drugs


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Clooney is single again:

One of the world's most eligible bachelors is single again. Hollywood leading man George Clooney, 50, has split with his Italian girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis, 32, after a two-year romance.

Jackass star was drunk:

Ryan Dunn, a co-star of the hit Jackass movies, had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit when his speeding Porsche careened off a highway, killing him and a passenger, police said on Wednesday. The sports car was travelling at speeds of up to 225km/h when the crash occurred on Monday in West Goshen, a suburb of Philadelphia, police said.

Galliano blames drugs:

Fashion designer John Galliano claimed on Wednesday as he stood trial for anti-Semitic insults that it was an alcoholic, drug-addicted "shell" of himself who lashed out at patrons in a hip Paris bar. Galliano did not deny the racist and anti-Jewish rants he is accused of but insisted he had no recollection of the incidents that cost him his coveted job as creative director at Christian Dior fashion house.

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Sources: Eyewitness News, Reuters, Mail Online

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