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Talk that George Clooney might be lured back for ER's 15th (and final?) season is being shrugged off by the movie star himself. Weighing in on the recent rash of rumors, Clooney tells TV's Extra, "The truth of the matter is they wouldn't ask, and there would really be no reason for it." (Fair point, seeing as the Cloon was already top-secretly employed to lure Julianna Margulies' Carol off the show.)

Clooney tells ET that he was so perplexed by the rumblings that just the other day, when he ran into John Wells, "I said to him, 'What the hell happened?' He said, 'I don't know where that came from.'"

What's your take? When ER eventually rides off into the Chicago sunset, should Clooney oblige his career-launching pad a small cameo?

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