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Not only does actor George Clooney refuse to get married, but he's also on a mission to prevent the rest of mankind from smelling like him! Okay, kind of. Page Six reports: "Reps for the star had been in negotiations with Coty Inc. about developing his own fragrance, but the talks turned to mist after his camp demanded a multiyear deal worth more than $30 million, sources tell Page Six. One said, 'George seemed to be not that keen, unless the deal really made it worth his while. But Coty pulled out, saying this figure made the deal impossible.'" [P6]