While Elisabetta Canalis is at the center of a cocaine and prostitution scandal, the gorgeous Italian model often finds herself answering questions about nothing but her year-long relationship with George Clooney.
Simply put, "there are some people who just don't want to see me happy," Canalis says in the new Italian Vanity Fair.
Such criticism causes the aspiring actress - she recurs on TNT's Leverage as a character referred to as "The Italian Woman" - to feel insecure at times, but Clooney never fails to make his feelings clear.
"If you are loved then you always feel great," she said. "[George] reassures me all the time. He is very close. I feel more embraced than ever before."
Adding that Clooney has "given color back to my life," Canalis said she doesn't understand why so many seem so jealous of her relationship. (THG note: We know why. Just take a look at your boyfriend, Elisabetta.)
''I know some women, very high profile women, who have taken his picture off their computer desktop," she says. "Maybe I should not get so stressed over it. At the end though the best way to confront this envy is to be happy, but it's just that they won't forgive."