He’s been so quiet during the early part of the campaign season – very few promotional appearances for The Men Who Stare At Goats (and he’s a producer on the film) and The Fantastic Mr Fox and while they say it could be because he’s saving it all up for Up In The Air, perhaps something else is distracting George Clooney these days.

The Italian Queen is still firmly in control. He’s never been controlled like this before. And he was in Rome with her last night, photographed leaving a restaurant, the same one where they supposedly shared their first kiss.

Elisabetta Canalis is breaking new ground.

And what is it about Elisabetta in particular? Oh so many things. The skin shots, the attitude, the coy game, her entire game in fact… and also photos like this:

Kickette sent it over the other day, click here to see. They say George likes it kinky and plural.

What fun he must be having in Italy.

Photos from VENTURINI/Bauergriffinonline.com