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Italy: Cristiano Ronaldo and George Clooney are defense witnesses of accused former PM Berlusconi.

Berlusconi with star defense witnesses Cristiano Ronaldo and George Clooney Photo Credit Estrella Digital EP

Cristiano Ronaldo, George Clooney and Clooney’s former girlfriend, Elisabetta Canalis will be called as a defense witnesses at former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s trial on charges he paid for sex with a minor, court officials said on Wednesday.

The VIP´s  were among 214 witnesses admitted by a Milan court for the defense and prosecution.

Berlusconi is accused of paying Karima el Mahroug, also known as Ruby, for sex when she was 17-years-old. The 75-year-old Berlusconi also is charged with abuse of power for getting the Moroccan-born Ruby released from custody after she was arrested for theft in Milan.

They both deny the accusations. READ MORE HERE