04/26/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

George Clooney NOT Selling Lake Como Villa Oleandra

"To complete the news cycle, I'm not buying an island and am not selling my house in Italy," the actor stated Wednesday in response to the latest real estate rumor, in which Clooney was putting his Lake Como home, Villa Oleandra, on the market and searching for a place on nearby Loreto Island.

"The story was made up...then picked up...and now denied...end of another riveting day of false news," he said.

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