LATEST: Actor Fabio is still fuming about his angry encounter with George Clooney in a Los Angeles restaurant last year (Nov07) - and now regrets not getting physical with the movie hunk. The romance icon stunned diners at Madeo when he exchanged fighting words with Clooney on 2 November (07). But Fabio insists he was forced to take action when a female dining companion complained to him that fellow diner Clooney had called her "a fat cow". The Italian-born stud, real name Fabio Lanzoni, has since revealed Clooney "was drunk and thought people were taking pictures of him". He said, "I apologised and he started being rude so I put him in his place... I went back to my table and as soon as I sit down he paid his bill, got up and he started insulting the girls. He called the women names. At that point I lost my temper. I went after him and he ran out of the restaurant." And now Fabio regrets not thumping Clooney. He tells the upcoming issue of men's magazine Details, "I could have f**ked him up. Oh my god, I could have beaten the s**t out of him. I am still so p**sed at him."