George Clooney Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


20th December 2016

Fact: George Clooney is working on a feature film telling the story of the Syrian Civil Defense organisation. Volunteers for the group, commonly dubbed 'White Helmets', have worked to protect Syrian civilians during the country's ongoing civil war. According to editors at Variety magazine, the new movie will be based on director Orlando von Einsiedel's Oscar-nominated documentary short The White Helmets, and Clooney will produce alongside his regular production partner Grant Heslov.


3rd October 2016

Quote: "I don’t think she’s ever quite impressed with my cooking. If I slap something together - spaghetti and meatballs - she doesn’t know that it comes in a jar, so I can just fool her with that one." George Clooney insists his wife of two years is not a great fan of his culinary skills.


3rd October 2016

Quote: "And they said it wouldn't last. "Ah, we proved them wrong!" George Clooney jokes about his recent second wedding anniversary with wife Amal on the red carpet at the Motion Picture Television Fund's Night Under the Stars benefit in Los Angeles on Saturday night (01Oct16). The couple celebrated with a night in: "I made dinner... Very civilised."


15th May 2016

Quote: "I wasn't allowed to see that one. She was allowed to be in it, but I wasn't allowed to watch it." George Clooney laments not being able to see Jodie Foster's 1976 movie Taxi Driver, despite him being 15 and her being 13 at the time. Jodie played a child prostitute in the R-rated film, and received an Oscar nomination for the role.


12th May 2016

Quote: "We have a beautiful front lawn at our house in England and I used to mow lawns when I was a kid, so she bought me this giant riding lawnmower that is sitting at the house right now and I'm very excited about putting that to work when I'm home." George Clooney's wife Amal bought the movie star a small tractor for his 55th birthday. The actor turned 55 on 6 May (16).


5th May 2016

Quote: "In my mind, she's so scary, but really she's so sweet... and really, she is very no-nonsense. She doesn't think that there has to be some incredible, painful struggle to accomplish your goals. I thought she was crazy to be helming me and George (Clooney) - it's like trying to keep puppies in a box." Julia Roberts and her fun-loving pal George Clooney had to reign themselves in a little while starring in new movie Money Monster, which was directed by former child star Jodie Foster.


3rd February 2016

Quote: "That's a very attractive look on me. I think she might leave me if she sees me in that outfit again." George Clooney reveals his wife Amal was not a fan of his Hail, Caesar! Roman soldier look.


1st October 2015

Quote: "They (producers) assumed that because my aunt Rosemary (Clooney) is a very good singer, I could sing. I assumed I could sing and then I got into the recording studio and I sang - no one would look me in the eye. Literally, when you have the director, (music producer) T Bone Burnett, everyone not looking at you in the eye, you're in trouble... It's funny I'll end up running into people like Kid Rock and he's like, 'Dude you can sing!' and I'm like, 'Yeah, yeah.'" George Clooney on lip syncing for his career-changing role in O Brother, Where Art Thou?


28th September 2015

Fact: George Clooney celebrated his first wedding anniversary with wife Amal two days early on Friday (25Sep15) by treating her to a dinner date at Asanebo Japanese restaurant in Los Angeles. The couple marked the special occasion on Sunday (27Sep15), but the actor previously revealed he would be spending the day paying tribute to his late friend Jerry Weintraub at a memorial service for the producer, who died in July (15).


23rd September 2015

Quote: "I must say, if you want to know why George Clooney is the ultimate love god, after dinner he cleared the table and stacked the dishwasher. That is foreplay for females!" Author Kathy Lette explains the actor's domestic good turns after dining with the Ocean's Eleven star and his wife Amal.


25th August 2015

Fact: Cindy Crawford's romantic vacation 'selfie' with husband RANDE GERBER was ruined by George Clooney, who photobombed the picture on Instagram.com by jumping in behind them and pulling a funny face. The trio, and Clooney's wife Amal Alamuddin, are on the Spanish island of Ibiza to launch the actor's tequila company Casamigos.


7th August 2015

Fact: George Clooney is scheduled to be U.S. TV host STEPHEN COLBERT's first guest when he takes over from presenter DAVID LETTERMAN on The Late Show. Colbert, who formerly fronted The Colbert Report, will debut his new talk show on 8 September (15).


21st May 2015

Quote: "My nephew, two days ago, was named prom king, which I was not... I'm happy for the kid." George Clooney hides his jealousy after his teen relative earned the coveted title from the same Kentucky high school the actor attended.


20th May 2015

Quote: "There's that moment when I've worn the same T-shirt, like, for a week that she says, 'Really...?' But I'm still allowed to ride (my motorcycle). That hasn't been taken away.... So far it's so good." George Clooney insists his new wife Amal isn't trying to change his bachelor ways.


20th May 2015

Quote: "I got a house there, we're fixing it up, we're going to be moving in at the end of summer and I'm really excited... I love (the U.K.), we're gonna have a great time. There's a great old pub, there's a great restaurant... and I'm really excited." George Clooney and his wife Amal have set a date for moving into their new home in Berkshire, England.


20th May 2015

Quote: "I queued up a playlist of some of my Aunt Rosemary's songs... I asked her, and she just kept saying, 'Oh my God,' and 'Wow,' and we just sat there. It was completely unexpected, so finally I just said 'Listen, I'm 52 (at the time) and I've been on my knee now for about 28 minutes, so I gotta get an answer out of this or I'm gonna throw a hip out! I might not be able to stand back up!'" George Clooney reveals he proposed to British human rights lawyer Amal to the sound of his singer aunt's tunes and then had to make a joke about his advancing years as his then-girlfriend was left stunned by the romantic surprise. The couple wed in September (14).


19th May 2015

Quote: "She’s back at the hotel working right now, trying to get somebody out of jail. I’m working, but I’m not trying to get somebody out of jail." George Clooney on why his lawyer wife Amal was absent from the red carpet at the London premiere of his latest movie Tomorrowland on Sunday (17May15).


17th May 2015

Fact: George Clooney kicked off Friday's night's (15May15) The Late Show With David Letterman by carrying on a gag from Thursday's (14May15) episode, during which he handcuffed himself to the retiring host in a bid to persuade the TV personality not to quit next week (20May15). Letterman hit the stage at the Ed Sullivan Theatre still cuffed to Clooney. The host's musical director Paul Shaffer had to separate the two pals with industrial metal cutters.


15th May 2015

Quote: "She was teaching at Columbia... and now she's in London; she's got a couple of cases she's right in the middle of... She represents (WikiLeaks founder) Julian Assange in his extradition (battle) and she has some pretty amazing clients... We talk about the cases somewhat... (but) I think she looks at me and thinks, 'He's not gonna understand this... The words are too big!'" George Clooney jokes about life at home with his humanitarian lawyer wife Amal.


15th May 2015

Quote: "It's a beautiful little hamlet, a little town and we share the island with a dinner theatre... so I actually have a retirement plan... There is a bridge to the island... and the house was built in 1680... There's a pub called The Bull that I go to." George Clooney on his new English retreat in Sonning, Berkshire.


14th May 2015

Quote: "I couldn't be happier. We're having a really fun time. We're working on fixing up a house in England we'll be spending a lot of time in, just outside of London, and we're travelling the world. We're on our way to Shanghai...." George Clooney is enjoying married life with his new wife, human rights lawyer Amal.


14th May 2015

Fact: Movie star George Clooney and his wife, British human rights lawyer Amal, have vowed never to spend more than a week apart, but the actor admits the plan is proving harder to stick to than they first imagined it would be. He says, "It's not so easy 'cause she actually has a day job, so she has to, like, get people out of jail!" The couple wed in September (14).


12th May 2015

Quote: "I am my own hip-hop CD. It's funny, Sandy Bullock and I both know all the words to (The Sugarhill Gang's) Rapper's Delight. And when we were doing Gravity, in the trailer, we'd crank it up and the two of us would - 'a skiddleebebop, we rock, scooby doo, And guess what, America, we love you!'." George Clooney provides his own entertainment when trying to keep his energy up while filming on set.


11th May 2015

Quote: "All I know is that it sort of changed everything in terms of what I thought my future - my personal future - was going to be. But I've always been an optimist about the world. I wasn't always completely optimistic about how it was going to work out personally for me. But now I am." George Clooney gushes about how meeting his wife, prominent British human rights lawyer Amal, changed his life.


8th May 2015

Quote: "I don't enjoy all that stuff. That ticks me off, because it used to be, in my 30s, I was the guy throwing all the punches and I was the guy winning the fights, but now I'm at the age where I lose every fight - every single fight I get punched and fall on the ground and whine." George Clooney doesn't enjoy doing his own fight stunts in films.


8th May 2015

Quote: "From the day I met her, she has the incredibly, eclectic, sort of wild style, she just has her own style, she doesn’t have a stylist or anything she just picks clothes…She shows up and I’m like that’s unbelievable, she’ll tell me she’s gonna wear some dress (and) then I see it and I’m like, 'Wow, that’s stunning." George Clooney loves his wife Amal's style.


8th May 2015

Quote: "I didn’t get a blender, didn’t get a Porsche, I can’t tell you that." George Clooney laughs off reports suggesting his wife Amal bought him a smoothie maker and a sports car for his recent 54th birthday.


7th May 2015

Quote: "I worked with Miley Cyrus. Bill Murray has a Christmas special coming out next Christmas and I ride in a sleigh with Miley Cyrus, pulled by The Rockettes, I think - or something like that. So I've gotten to know Miley and we have a little Kentucky history together. She was fantastic to work with, I'm telling you, like, fantastic and fun and a real pro. And Bill Murray and I had drinks a few nights ago and he was just talking about how impressed he was with her as an entertainer... I really liked her." MILEY CYRUS has a new fan in George Clooney.


1st May 2015

Fact: George Clooney's human rights barrister wife Amal has penned an article for Britain's The Guardian newspaper. The piece, published on Friday (01May15), discusses the battle for the release of Mohamed Nasheed, former President of the Maldives, who was sentenced to 13 years in prison last month (May15) for terrorism.


21st April 2015

Quote: "The best thing about working with Clooney was walking on and not being the ugliest guy on the set! (He's a) good guy, great cast... It was a lot of fun." Country star-turned-actor Tim Mcgraw enjoyed co-starring with George Clooney in upcoming sci-fi adventure Tomorrowland.


20th March 2015

Quote: "I was not surprised he finally got married, because I always felt he would. I thought he was just waiting until he felt like he wanted to... Amal takes great care of him and all his friends." Actress Ellen Barkin always knew good pal George Clooney would tie the knot if he found the right woman. Barkin was one of the guests at Clooney's wedding in Italy last year (Sep14).


8th March 2015

Quote: "I think she's a wonderful actor, I love that she plays diverse parts." Feminist icon Gloria Steinem is thrilled Marisa Tomei will play her in George Clooney's upcoming mini-series Ms., which will focus on the creation of her Ms. Magazine in 1971.


3rd March 2015

Quote: "She's trying to get a guy out of prison in Egypt... so she’s working, she’s got a lot of stuff to do." George Clooney reveals why he was dateless at the SeriousFun Children's Network Gala in New York on Monday night (02Mar15) - his new wife Amal, a human rights lawyer, was solving problems in the Middle East.


28th January 2015

Fact: George Clooney's new wife Amal is representing Armenia's interests at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. The 36-year-old human rights lawyer is attempting to force officials in countries like Turkey to accept the mass killing and forced deportation of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire between 1915 and the mid-1920s was an act of genocide. The trial began on Wednesday (28Jan15).


21st January 2015

Fact: George Clooney is set to present longtime collaborator Jim Bissell with the Art Directors Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award at the organisation's prizegiving on 31 January (15). Bissell has served as a production designer on many of Clooney's films since 2002, including Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind, The Monuments Men, and Good Night, And Good Luck, which earned him an Oscar nomination.


12th January 2015

Fact: George Clooney wore an old suit to Sunday's Golden Globe Awards - his wedding tuxedo. The actor and his new wife Amal were on hand for the ceremony, as he received the Cecil B DeMille Award. The couple wed last September (14) in Italy.


12th January 2015

Fact: George Clooney's new wife Amal hit the Golden Globes red carpet on Sunday (11Jan15) in a black custom gown created by designers at French fashion house Dior Haute Couture. The British human rights lawyer chose the designer in "solidarity with the French people who have gone through a terrible week", referring to the deadly gun massacre at the headquarters of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris on Wednesday (07Jan15).


12th January 2015

Quote: "It's my first time at the Golden Globes and I'm sorry that I brought the British weather with me." George Clooney's wife Amal felt responsible for the rain that overshadowed the Golden Globes in Beverly Hills on Sunday (11Jan15).


9th January 2015

Fact: George Clooney's former E.R. co-star and pal Don Cheadle will present the actor with his Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday (11Jan15).


24th December 2014

Fact: George Clooney has whisked his new bride Amal off to Mexico for a festive getaway. The newlyweds were spotted hanging out with pals Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford on a beach in Cabo San Lucas on Monday (22Dec14). The quartet and Crawford and Gerber's kids vacationed at the same spot last Christmas (13).


20th November 2014

Fact: Former soccer icon David Beckham is the celebrity most people want to have breakfast with, according to a poll carried out by hotel chain Hilton Garden Inn. He beat Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, who came in second, Cheryl Cole in third, and George Clooney who was ranked fourth.


9th November 2014

Fact: Entourage star Jeremy Piven will appear in Downton Abbey's one-off charity episode as his character from Bbc period drama Mr. Selfridge. Harry Selfridge will reportedly try to romance one of the period drama's ladies. George Clooney will also take part in the special, which will air in Britain on 19 December (14) as part of a fundraiser for the six charities supported by the Text Santa U.K. appeal.


25th October 2014

Quote: "She's really perfect for him. She's smart and she's beautiful, engaging. She is, again... smart, but she doesn't make you feel stupid! She's a great girl, and together I think they can do some incredible things." George Clooney's best pal Rande Gerber is a big fan of the actor's new wife, British human rights lawyer Amal.


21st October 2014

Quote: "Oh yes, we've spoken many times since he's gone from a bridegroom to a husband... (and) the only advice that I had (for him) was to find your person - and he's found his person." Julia Roberts on the advice she gave pal George Clooney before he tied the knot with new wife Amal in Italy last month (Sep14).


17th October 2014

Quote: "Well (I missed it because) we are filming in Malta right now, but good on him... I still owe something (a gift)." Brad Pitt missed his friend George Clooney's wedding in Italy last month (Sep14) because he was busy filming his new movie with his wife Angelina Jolie.


17th October 2014

Quote: "I hope that even at this early stage in marriage, I'm wise enough to know that it's up to my husband which causes he chooses to support." George Clooney's new wife Amal Clooney dodges the question of whether the actor would be taking a more active role in the dispute over the coveted Elgin Marbles. The British human rights lawyer is currently in Greece in an effort to return the 2,500-year-old sculptures from their current home at London's British Museum.


14th October 2014

Fact: George Clooney's wife Amal Alamuddin has opted to take his surname. Her name has been changed to Amal Clooney on the website for the London-based law firm Doughtry Street Chambers.


28th August 2014

Quote: "How great is that? I'm really happy for Brad and Angie and their whole family." George Clooney offers up his congratulations to pal Brad Pitt and his new wife following their secret weekend wedding. Clooney plans to follow his Ocean's Eleven co-star up the aisle next month (Sep14) by exchanging vows with fiancee Amal Alamuddin in Italy.


22nd July 2014

Quote: "I'm marrying up." George Clooney quips about his engagement to British lawyer/activist Amal Alamuddin.


18th June 2014

Fact: The mother of the teenage Kentucky basketball star who scored a hometown pick-up game with George Clooney earlier this month (Jun14) was the movie star's high school prom date.


6th May 2014

Fact: George Clooney and his fiancee Amal Alamuddin got a taste of what their wedding could be like when they attended actor Thom Mathews' nuptials in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico at the weekend (03May14). Mathews is a longtime friend of Clooney's.


4th May 2014

Quote: "I'm just thrilled that he met Amal and that they're as happy as they are. He deserves it." Matt Damon is thrilled about his pal George Clooney's engagement news. The movie star proposed to London lawyer Amal Alamuddin last month (Apr14).


2nd May 2014

Quote: "I'm happy for him. To me, George is a terrific and a fantastic person. As a husband, I think he will be the same. He's a guy who is so generous and respectful, and I think he will be good at marriage, too." George Clooney's Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron is thrilled by the news the movie star is settling down after proposing to girlfriend Amal Alamuddin.


30th April 2014

Fact: George Clooney proposed to his lawyer girlfriend Amal Alamuddin with a ring he helped to design. The pricey piece of jewellery features an emerald-cut diamond, estimated to be at least seven carats, with two tapered baguettes set in platinum. According to People.com, the actor popped the question on 22 April (14), four days before the engagement became public knowledge. The couple has yet to confirm the news, but his mum Nina has been gushing about the news, saying, "You can say I'm extremely happy. Amal's a lovely girl."


29th April 2014

Quote: "We are very pleased. We like Amal and we are very excited for our family and thrilled for them. They are both wonderful people and hope they have a terrific life ahead of them. This is their day. This is George and Amal's time." George Clooney's broadcaster dad Nick Clooney tells Eonline.com he is thrilled by the actor's surprise engagement to his girlfriend, British lawyer Amal Alamuddin. The Ocean's Eleven star's mother, Nina, has also expressed her joy at the happy news on Monday (28Apr14)..


28th March 2014

Fact: New parents Emily Blunt and John Krasinski left baby at home with the nanny on Thursday night (27Mar14) to party with pal George Clooney and his new girl. The Hollywood couple grabbed dinner with Clooney and his lawyer love Amal Alamuddin at Kazu Sushi in Studio City, California. Blunt and Krasinski became first-time parents last month (Feb14) when the 31 year old gave birth to baby Hazel.


17th March 2014

Quote: "He's like my second dad. He's got my back. I've never met somebody in the industry who's more grateful, who pays it forward without talking about it in the press or speaking about it to anyone else. That, to me, was the best advice, just learning through his actions." Actress Shailene Woodley praises George Clooney, who payed her onscreen father in The Descendants.


27th February 2014

Fact: U2 rocker Bono surprised diners at the posh Nobu restaurant in Los Angeles on Tuesday (26Feb14) when he broke out into an impromptu performance - and had George Clooney, Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber join in. The stars belted out a series of Eagles and Neil Diamond hits as other diners looked on in surprise.


27th February 2014

Quote: "They originally wanted them (the houses) adjoined. And I was like, 'Umm, we have kids'. George is sometimes single, sometimes not single. It could be great, but it could be a nightmare." Supermodel Cindy Crawford rejected her husband Rande Gerber's idea to share a connecting house in Los Cabos, Mexico with their friend George Clooney. They settled on owning neighbouring homes.


13th February 2014

Fact: George Clooney and his producing partner Grant Heslov have scored the remake rights for acclaimed European thriller Pioneer. The Norwegian film, set in the 1980s, was directed by Erik Skjoldbjaerg and became a hit at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in Canada. It starred Aksel Hennie and American actors Wes Bentley and Stephen Lang.


12th February 2014

Quote: "It was really fun to see all those clips of her and remember how long ago she was such a big part of our industry. She has a great legacy and she lived a wonderful life." George Clooney remembers child star-turned-politician Shirley Temple Black, who died at the age of 85 on Monday (10Feb14).


7th February 2014

Quote: "He got on a plane, personally, to hand deliver the script to Cate. That's true. I got an email, one line: 'What are you doing in the spring?' and I just wrote back, 'Nothing.'" Matt Damon admits he wasn't exactly wooed to join the cast of George Clooney's new film The Monuments Men, unlike their co-star Cate Blanchett. Clooney flew to Australia and spent a day with the Oscar winner to persuade her to join the cast.


7th February 2014

Quote: "When John (Goodman) and I did O Brother, Where Art Thou?, we had a whole drill team dressed as the Ku Klux Klan. So we would literally be standing around the table to get snacks and they've got a burning cross over there and all these guys dressed up as the Klan. It was weird." George Clooney recalls a bizarre moment on a movie set.


7th February 2014

Fact: The Monuments Men director/writer/star George Clooney and producing partner Grant Heslov recorded the theme to the movie at the iconic Abbey Road Studios in London. They whistled the song and were joined by the London Symphony Orchestra to record the track.


7th February 2014

Quote: "He's a fun guy. He's a child, in many ways... I've never done a prank to him. I have four kids, I don't have time to (prank him). He's got nothing but time!" Matt Damon has no plans to get his revenge on George Clooney, despite becoming a regular target of the Hollywood prankster's practical jokes. Clooney had costume designers continually take in the waist of Damon's pants on the set of new movie The Monuments Men and recently ordered stationery personalised with his pal's name so he could send out notes to their famous friends.


6th February 2014

Quote: "There were three artists that were trying to get in to this Austrian art school and two of them got in and Hitler didn't. I think it probably would have been better if he went to art school...! He stole six million pieces of art, some of the most important pieces of art in our history, and was building a giant museum to put it all in... but he was also destroying a lot of art. He burned a lot of Picassos and Salvador Dalis because he called it degenerate art. He was basically trying to destroy the culture of all these people he had already killed and pretend it didn't exist." George Clooney on the basis of his new film The Monuments Men, which chronicles the efforts of the World War Two heroes commissioned to protect Europe's great art from the Nazis.


6th February 2014

Quote: "I like to have a drink at night (and) I could easily say something stupid, and I also don't think you need to be that available... I don't see Matt (Damon) or Brad (Pitt) or myself wanting to get our thoughts out in a 140-character-thing at three in the morning." George Clooney has no plans to sign up to Twitter.com.


16th January 2014

Quote: "I think of her as one of the two greatest living actors - she and Meryl - and I feel lucky that she was willing to do the part." George Clooney is a big fan of his The Monuments Men co-star Cate Blanchett.


10th January 2014

Fact: Fans of George Clooney can enter to win a once-in-a-lifetime walk down a red carpet with the actor. The Gravity star is auctioning off a date to accompany him to the New York City premiere of his upcoming film The Monuments Men by donating $10 (£6.60) to enter the contest hosted by fundraising site Omaze.com. The proceeds will go towards the Satellite Sentinel Project, which works to prevent war crimes and crimes against humanity in Sudan.


3rd December 2013

Quote: "When I was a kid I was in love with Audrey Hepburn. Watching her in Roman Holiday, I think I was 10 or 11, and I just thought she was as elegant as anything I'd ever seen." George Clooney on his first love.


13th November 2013

Quote: "I do enjoy whenever an actor's trying to lose weight having the wardrobe people take in their clothes. It just makes me laugh, watching them eating like a grape the next day. And they do it for weeks. It's good fun." Famed joker George Clooney reveals his favourite prank to pull on his movie co-stars.


13th November 2013

Quote: "She's a really dear friend. So watching how this year has gone for her - and she's had tough years before - has been great." George Clooney is proud of his Gravity co-star Sandra Bullock after overcoming the shock of her divorce from cheating husband Jesse James in 2010.


12th November 2013

Quote: "He is my go-to person for advice on pretty much anything, except marriage!" Actress Julianna Margulies on her close friendship with her former Er co-star George Clooney.


12th November 2013

Quote: "I had a Tesla. I was one of the first cats with a Tesla. I think I was, like, number five on the list. But I'm telling you, I've been on the side of the road a while in that thing, and I said to them, 'Look, guys, why am I always stuck on the side of the f**king road? Make it work, one way or another.'" George Clooney on the sports car he auctioned for charity last year (12).


12th November 2013

Quote: "She may say that she's not all that attracted to me but she calls every night, three in the morning, drunk: 'Hey George, what are you doing?'" George Clooney jokes about his early morning phone chats with Gravity co-star Sandra Bullock.


2nd October 2013

Quote: "Louis and I hung out a little bit... He likes to play a little basketball; he can't go to his left yet, but he's young." George Clooney on his sports-based friendship with Gravity co-star Sandra Bullock's son Louis.


30th September 2013

Quote: "We've known each other for a while... I think we're probably the only two that haven't dated in the business! I think it's probably because we're a little too similar - in all the disturbing ways!" Sandra Bullock insists she and George Clooney are too alike to ever contemplate dating.


25th September 2013

Quote: "She's incredibly funny, but the butt of almost all her jokes is herself. That's just an appealing quality." George Clooney is a big fan of his Gravity co-star Sandra Bullock.


28th August 2013

Quote: "Sandy and I did a lot of Bikram yoga together... Sandy (Bullock) actually had a much harder job... and she had a trainer on the set... I just mostly drank my way into the job." George Clooney jokes about preparing for his role as a veteran astronaut in new movie Gravity, which opened the Venice Film Festival in Italy on Wednesday (28Aug13).


18th July 2013

Quote: "I am so grateful for the two years I spent with George (Clooney), I had amazing life experiences from our time together. I just think that sometimes you know that it's time to move on." Former wrestler Stacy Keibler knew her relationship with George Clooney had run its course. The couple's split was made public earlier this month (Jul13).


3rd July 2013

Fact: George Clooney and Sandra Bullock's sci-fi film Gravity has been given the honour of opening the Venice Film Festival in Italy in August (13).


19th June 2013

Fact: George Clooney's girlfriend Stacy Keibler will be attempting to break a new world record with dental heath firm Colgate on 25 June (13) when she attempts to co-ordinate the biggest mouthwash rinse. Keibler, who is a paid spokeswoman for Colgate, will be gathering the most people together to rinse at the same time.


13th June 2013

Quote: "They will be the perfect family. I cannot wait to meet their new addition. Channing and Jenna are the most incredible parents. They have the most amazing energy, and they have such a beautiful relationship with each other... (I sent them) a bunch of gifts." George Clooney's girlfriend Stacy Keibler can't wait to meet pals Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan-Tatum's new baby.


17th February 2013

Quote: "I never fixed my eyes, but I spent more money to stretch the skin of my testicles. I did not like the wrinkles. It’s a new technique, many people in Hollywood have done it. It’s called ball ironing." George Clooney jokes about ironing his testicles during a magazine interview in his adopted Italy.


13th February 2013

Fact: Hugh Laurie is to play a movie villain opposite George Clooney in Disney's Tomorrowland.


2nd December 2012

Quote: "Eventually, he could end up in politics. He's very smart and astute... but when your fallback career is being a world-class director, that's not so bad." George Clooney heaps praise on his pal Ben Affleck, who was named Entertainment Weekly's Entertainer of the Year earlier this week (beg26Nov12).


21st November 2012

Fact: Susan Boyle is heading for the big screen after negotiating a deal to turn her life story into a Hollywood movie. The Scottish singing sensation, who found overnight fame after appearing on Britain's Got Talent in 2009, wants hunky actor George Clooney to play her manager in the biopic.


20th November 2012

Fact: Actress Penelope Cruz has followed in the footsteps of George Clooney to become the latest face of luxury coffee brand Nespresso. The Oscar winner will star in the drink company's latest U.S. and Canadian Tv advertising campaign.


23rd October 2012

Quote: "That is not on my radar at all. I'm definitely the girl who doesn't talk about that kind of stuff. I'm not really interested in thinking about marriage or kids at all. I live in the moment. I'm more of a guy that way." Former wrestler Stacy Keibler tells Eonline.com she is happy being George Clooney's girlfriend.


19th October 2012

Fact: George Clooney will be honoured for his charity work at the upcoming Carousel Ball in Los Angeles on 27 October (12). The event will feature a performance by Neil Diamond.


16th October 2012

Fact: Stacy Keibler celebrated her 33rd birthday with a night out in New York on Friday (12Oct12) without her famous boyfriend George Clooney, who was reportedly away working.


11th October 2012

Quote: "It's all nonsense. I don't even know where they come up with that." Stacy Keibler dismisses rumours suggesting she has split from her Hollywood boyfriend George Clooney.


1st October 2012

Quote: "It should be George Clooney. We've met. He seems sober and grounded." Spiritual leader Deepak Chopra hopes George Clooney will play him if film bosses ever decide to shoot his biopic.


28th August 2012

Fact: Democrat George Clooney raised another $625,000 (£390,000) for U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign at a fundraiser in Geneva, Switzerland on Monday (27Aug12). The star has already raised $15 million (£9.3 million) for the American leader's bid to land another four years in the White House.


6th July 2012

Tweet: "Finally had a bad meal in Italy, our whole dinner party got food poisoning #ohwell at least I'm still in Italy." George Clooney's girlfriend Stacy Keibler reveals the couple have been ill after some bad food during their stay at the hunk's home in Lake Como, Italy.


15th May 2012

Fact: The release of Sandra Bullock and George Clooney's upcoming sci-fi thriller Gravity has been pushed back to next year (13). The film, about astronauts in a damaged space station, was previously due to hit theatres in November (12).


4th May 2012

Fact: George Clooney was treated to a rousing rendition of Happy Birthday after giving a talk at the Wortham Center in Houston, Texas on Thursday (03May12). The actor turns 51 on Sunday (06May12).


26th April 2012

Fact: George Clooney's girlfriend Stacy Keibler was the youngest cheerleader in the National Football League when she was a dancer for the Baltimore Ravens in 1998. She says, "I ended up being the baby of the Nfl."


22nd March 2012

Quote: "(They) like to enjoy themselves. But it's good. Then Rande has a drinking partner and I don't have to keep up... I go to bed early." Former supermodel Cindy Crawford approves of her husband Rande Gerber's friendship with George Clooney. The best pals are now joining forces to launch their own line of tequila.


17th March 2012

Quote: "Really rough you can imagine... Have you ever been in a cell with these guys?" George Clooney jokes about his two-hour stint behind bars with his journalist father Nick. The Clooneys were among a group of 17 people arrested for crossing a police line as they protested outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington, D.C. on Friday morning (16Mar12). They were each released on $100 (£62.50) bail.


17th March 2012

Quote: "My mom - nothing ever changes." George Clooney used his one phone call to contact his mother after he was arrested for crossing a police line as he protested outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington, D.C. on Friday morning (16Mar12). The star has since been released on bail.


15th March 2012

Fact: George Clooney snagged a seat next to America's First Lady Michelle Obama at a state dinner held at the White House on Wednesday (14Mar12). The event, which marked British Prime Minister David Cameron's visit to the U.S., was also attended by British actors Damian Lewis and Hugh Bonneville, while John Legend and folk band Mumford & Sons provided the entertainment.


4th March 2012

Fact: More than 200,000 fans logged on to YouTube.com on Saturday (03Mar12) to watch George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Kevin Bacon stage a live performance of Dustin Lance Black's play about California's controversial same-sex marriage bill. The play, entitled 8, focuses on the Proposition 8 legislation which overturned the legalisation of gay unions in the state and raised money for the American Foundation for Equal Rights.


28th February 2012

Quote: "I played basketball. There's a regular game at my house every Sunday morning." George Clooney on how he prepared for the Oscars on Sunday morning (26Feb12).


27th February 2012

Quote: "I have a feeling that at the end of the Best Actor race you're gonna hear someone speaking French." George Clooney believes The Artist star Jean Dujardin will beat him to the Best Actor Oscar on Sunday night (26Feb12).


17th February 2012

Quote: "We also sat down with Johnny Depp, and we didn't get him. I think the part was for a Brit, and he didn't want to do it." George Clooney reveals Depp turned down a role in Ocean's Eleven.


17th February 2012

Quote: "I didn't have an issue with it. I'm not a big druggie... Blow is absolutely a nonstarter." George Clooney admits he sampled cocaine in his 1980s wild days.


17th February 2012

Quote: "I'm terrified of dying and not having accomplished the things that I want to do... Everybody has a fear of death, but my fear isn't dying; it's of not getting the job done." George Clooney on his one great fear.


17th February 2012

Fact: George Clooney is hoping to persuade his journalist father Nick to play his character as an older man in new Nazi-era drama Monument Men.


17th February 2012

Quote: "A couple of years ago, he (Brad Pitt) really nailed me. He did one of those shows and they asked him when he was going to marry Angie (Angelina Jolie), and he said, 'I'll marry when George can legally marry (a man). He really got me badly, something I have had to deal with the past few years." George Clooney admits pal Pitt's last prank left him facing awkward questions in interviews.


13th February 2012

Quote: "I was here once and lost four in one night, so I'm used to losing. I'm good at it now." George Clooney wasn't upset after losing out on the Best Actor BAFTA on Sunday (12Feb12) to The Artist star Jean Dujardin.


8th February 2012

Quote: "She's 20 and smart, and I figure she has a big career ahead and can support me." George Clooney jokes about his plans to adopt actress Shailene Woodley, who played his movie daughter in The Descendants.


5th February 2012

Fact: George Clooney and Martin Sheen are to team up onstage for a one-night-only production of Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black's new play about gay rights. Rob Reiner will direct the duo and co-stars including Jane Lynch, Yeardley Smith, George Takei and Jamie Lee Curtis in 8, which will hit the stage at the Wilshire Ebell Theater in Los Angeles on 3 March (12).


1st February 2012

On Tuesday, 31st January 2012, George Clooney hosted a two-hour television special of 'Inside the Actors Studio'. This US special concluded with a tribute to the actor's long-time make-up artist and collaborator Michele O'Callaghan, who had passed away from her battle with cancer in December of the previous year. The final shot for the show contained a small note, saying 'In Loving Memory of Michele O'Callaghan', as well as showing off a picture of O'Callaghan and Clooney together.


31st January 2012

Quote: "It's always troubling when people you know and people who you care about end up going through a difficult time … I think it's a stupid thing. I think it's stupid for anyone, whether they're celebrated or not, I don't believe their 911 call should be broadcast around the world, but that's my opinion." George Clooney was sickened by the release of the 911 call related to Demi Moore's recent medical emergency and hospitalisation.


28th January 2012

Quote: "If Batman had to wear the suit... everyone would die." George Clooney on the uncomfortable outfit he had to wear as the Caped Crusader in 1997's Batman & Robin.


26th January 2012

Quote: "In second grade, you're eight years old and you're going to confession once a week... You'd go down the list of 10 and you'd go, 'Lying? Yeah, probably.' I remember reading 'adultery' and I would confess to committing adultery... I thought it meant acting like an adult!" George Clooney on his early religious encounters.


24th January 2012

Quote: "I do films for scale and I go and do coffee commercials overseas and I make a lot of money. And people will go, 'Oh, that's a sell-out,' and you go, 'You know what, f**k you!'" George Clooney justifies his TV ad work in Europe and Asia.


23rd January 2012

Quote: "I'm just so fortunate to be in this room with all these talented people, it's a little overwhelming sometimes." George Clooney's girlfriend, former wrestler Stacy Keibler, is enjoying attending the movie industry's big awards shows and mingling with the Hollywood elite.


16th January 2012

Quote: "He's in Thailand or something. He wrote me a nice letter, an e-mail... He's gotta work. He's gotta earn a living. He's a struggling actor." George Clooney on Ryan Gosling's last minute decision to snub the Golden Globes on Sunday night (15Jan12).


16th January 2012

Fact: George Clooney poked fun at pal Brad Pitt at the Golden Globes on Sunday (15Jan12) by limping onstage with a cane. Pitt has been using a walking stick at red carpet events after injuring himself over Christmas (11). Clooney quipped, "I have to give it (cane) back to him, he can't make it to the bar otherwise." Clooney introduced Pitt's Moneyball among the Best Motion Picture nominees at the ceremony.


14th January 2012

Quote: "I've already voted for the SAGs and I voted for Brad. He gave two of the best performances of the year." George Clooney wants his pal Brad Pitt to win gold at the upcoming Screen Actors Guild awards.


13th January 2012

Quote: "I like him. He makes me laugh. I told Stacy we'll keep our heads down and duck." George Clooney is a fan of Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais, but fears he and girlfriend Stacy Keibler could be targets for the irreverent comedian at the ceremony on Sunday (15Jan12).


13th January 2012

Fact: George Clooney paid tribute to the man who gave him his big break on E.R. on Thursday (12Jan12) when he attended writer John Wells' Hollywood Walk of Fame star ceremony.


11th January 2012

Quote: "She's got such good taste... It's so much harder for women. I go in, get my tux and stick it on. She can't wear the same dress twice. You get killed if you do." George Clooney has sympathy for his girlfriend Stacy Kiebler as she battles red carpet fashions.


10th January 2012

Quote: "I do enjoy his company. He's a good friend... He has done some pranking on me and I have done some pranking upon him and I am working on one now that could end him as we know it." George Clooney has big plans to pull a practical joke on pal Brad Pitt.


9th January 2012

Quote: "I wanna see Brad in a cast. . I hear he's hobbled, so I wanna see that. I'm looking forward to that." George Clooney upon learning pal Brad Pitt arrived at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in California at the weekend (06-08Jan12) with a cane after injuring his leg.


6th January 2012

Quote: "I had just bought the place and she was getting married, which I tried to talk her out of. But that didn't work out, so she had her honeymoon at my place." George Clooney opened up the doors of his Lake Como home in Italy for pal Viola Davis after she wed actor Julius Tennon in 2003.


6th January 2012

Quote: "I'd like living in a world where Brad Pitt has an Academy Award. I watched Moneyball and I couldn't do what Brad does. I watched The Artist and that guy (Jean Dujardin) is fantastic." George Clooney on his Best Actor Oscars competition.


5th January 2012

Fact: Oscar favourites George Clooney and Viola Davis have teamed up to shoot a vintage Academy Awards-inspired cover shoot for U.S. magazine Entertainment Weekly. Clooney is expected to land a Best Actor nomination for The Descendants, while Davis is a favourite to pick up a Best Actress nod for The Help.


18th December 2011

Fact: Golden Globes nominee Shailene Woodley was working as an assistant at clothing firm American Apparel when she landed her role as George Clooney's daughter in The Descendants.


7th December 2011

Fact: Pals Brad Pitt and George Clooney have teamed up to pay homage to the great movie villains in the new issue of New York Times Magazine. Pitt portrays wild-haired, bugged out Henry Spencer from David Lynch's cult 1977 film Eraserhead in the pictorial, while Clooney scowls as Mutiny on the Bounty's Captain William Bligh.


17th November 2011

Quote: "I have not kicked his butt yet... but I may have to this Sunday when the (Cincinnati) Bengals play the Baltimore Ravens. We may have our first fight with each other." George Clooney's former wrestler girlfriend Stacy Keibler fears the couple will clash over Sunday's (20Nov11) big American football game when their two teams meet.


17th November 2011

Quote: "He's been training and working so hard... I called up Brad Pitt and we worked with him for weeks - the walk and told him how to train, everything." George Clooney jokes about his The Ides of March co-star Ryan Gosling's bid to become People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive. Bradley Cooper beat Gosling to the title on Wednesday (16Nov11).


17th November 2011

Quote: "She's very tall and she can take me two out of three falls. That's important... She can kick my a**." George Clooney on his girlfriend Stacy Keibler, a former wrestler.


16th November 2011

Quote: "I hope he doesn't. I'd like to work with him again. I sorta don't see it happening. He's at the peak of his career." George Clooney hopes his pal Brad Pitt doesn't stick to his promise and retire in the next few years to focus on producing.


12th November 2011

Quote: "She can do whatever she wants. I rarely tell anybody what they should be doing with their life.” Private George Clooney has no intention of asking new girlfriend Stacy Keibler to shut down her active Twitter.com account.


10th November 2011

Quote: "I think one of the major misconceptions about me is that I live my life the way people think I lead my life, with hot and cold drinks running everywhere and a party all the time. They think of my life in terms of certain excesses that don't really exist. Things are actually fairly simple." George Clooney insists he doesn't live like a playboy.


9th November 2011

Quote: "If it's not nominated for Best Picture, I'll be shocked. It's that good." George Clooney has high Oscar hopes for his new movie The Descendants.


7th November 2011

Quote: "I'm embarrassed beyond belief when I'm out at some 'do' and people are shouting 'George, George!', and I'm standing next to a legend like Robert Duvall, and I feel like yelling back, 'Look, it's Robert Duvall, here... what's wrong with you all?'" George Clooney struggles to understand his appeal.


6th November 2011

Quote: "Would I star in Sex, Lies and Videotape 2? Well, I think it would be more like, Sex, Drool and and Incontinence these days. I think I might be getting too old for this kind of sequel." George Clooney, 50, jokes about his advancing age.


6th November 2011

Quote: "I've been coming down the steps of an aircraft and someone has shoved an autograph book up my nose and demanded that I sign it. And if you're polite and say 'No, sorry, I can't, we're holding up the queue' you're branded as being rude or arrogant. Damned if you do and damned if you don't!" George Clooney hates refusing autograph requests from fans.


1st November 2011

Quote: "I don't hang in the trailer; I grew up in Kentucky and we try to stay out of trailers. It's not bragging rights for us (to say), 'Hey, I've got a double-wide!'" George Clooney jokes about life on film sets.


7th October 2011

Quote: "Someone once, on a talk show, made a joke about a (hip) flask collection and now people just send me flasks all the time. So now I have one. Maybe I should change it now and say, 'Yes, I collect Mercedes (cars)...'" Hollywood icon George Clooney finds himself inundated with unwanted gifts whenever he makes a quip about his favourite things.


6th October 2011

Quote: "I don't like that man. Mr. Tall and Handsome, but I'm told he'll grow out of it!" Hollywood hunk George Clooney jokes about his dislike for his The Ides Of March co-star Ryan Gosling.


6th October 2011

Quote: "I don't Twitter because I will drink in the evening and I don't want anything that I could possibly write at midnight to actually end my career." George Clooney on why he never sends out tweets.


29th September 2011

Quote: "He is a great man and he is a gentleman and I wish him to be happy. We've both moved on... I think it was very nice he stood up for me... You cannot control what the press writes. It's untrue." George Clooney's ex-girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis is grateful her former lover spoke out in her defence over a tabloid report suggesting she sent the movie hunk a series of angry texts after learning he was dating again.


28th September 2011

Quote: "Maybe dance is not my thing - I'm not going to lie. This show was challenging because I had to learn how to ballroom dance. I've never done it before. I hope to have learned something." George Clooney's ex-girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis struggled to get to grips with the fancy footwork for U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars. She was voted off the talent contest on Tuesday (27Sep11).


28th September 2011

Fact: George Clooney's ex-girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis was voted off U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday (27Sep11).


24th September 2011

Quote: "I bought it as an investment. I never liked the stock market - to me it's Vegas without any of the fun parts, the girls in bikinis. I like owning dirt... To me, owning land means you could sell it at some point and have money." George Clooney bought his villa in Lake Como, Italy for investment purposes.


23rd September 2011

Quote: "My friends are rough on me, too. Brad Pitt's brutal, and Matt Damon. My friends used to change my outgoing phone message all the time. This was the old days, when you had a phone machine. They would change the message to something horrible and there was nothing I could do to change it back. That was always brilliant." Notorious prankster George Clooney insists his famous pals also love practical jokes.


22nd September 2011

Fact: George Clooney amused Vips at a screening of his new film The Ides of March in New York on Wednesday night (21Sep11) by sending a comedy note in his place when he wasn't able to attend. The actor wrote, "Sorry I can't be there... I hope you enjoy the film. If you do, I wrote and directed it. If you don't, Aaron Sorkin wrote it... You'll also note how handsome Ryan Gosling is. But I'm told he won't age well. One can only hope. Also, Sony wanted you to know the drinks are free unless you make more than $1 million a year."


13th September 2011

Quote: "I sort of enjoy that. I grew up the son of a newsman... so I enjoy watching people ask dumb questions. It makes me laugh." George Clooney on publicly humiliating a U.S. reporter who asked about his love life at The Ides of March press conference in Toronto, Canada last week (09Sep11).


11th September 2011

Fact: Cee Lo Green closed his set at George Clooney's post-premiere The Ides of March party at the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada on Friday (09Sep11) by performing a cover of Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit.


11th June 2011

Quote: "I am very happy at the moment - thanks to my man, my fairytale is continuing. We are a couple that never gets bored... Between us I'm the one who gossips the most because I have less experience than him. I could never be with someone who every time he opens his mouth says he doesn't want a child with me or (to) marry me." George Clooney's girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis opens up about their romance.


27th May 2011

Fact: Pirates Of The Caribbean star Johnny Depp has been voted the ideal sofa companion for a Dvd marathon. The Blind Side star Sandra Bullock was runner-up in the quirky Sky Movies poll, while George Clooney came third.


7th April 2011

Quote: "That would definitely shut up the world! I could call up George, say, 'Hon, let's just get hitched and have kids.' I should take George to lunch and we can figure out how to put an end to all this." Jennifer Aniston hatches a scheme to marry George Clooney and stop gossips speculating about her love life.


24th March 2011

Quote: "Well, John Krasinski came over to my house, and we played basketball this morning. If you see him later he's limping." Actor George Clooney insists he's in great shape.


24th January 2011

Quote: "I'm disturbed by the idea that you're not actually trying to catch me doing something stupid, you're trying to create me doing something stupid. When I'm walking through an airport and you've got a camera in front of me and you ask me, 'Who's the fat girl you're walking next to?' That's not trying to catch me doing something dumb." George Clooney insists the paparazzi can be very rude as they attempt to get a reaction from the movie star.


24th January 2011

Quote: "Why would I? My job is as good as they get... Let's use the President that we have now as an example; in every way he wants to do the right thing, he's kind, considerate, compassionate. He's the guy that I would want in charge and he's having a hard time. Why would anyone want to be in any of those positions?" George Clooney has no plans to go into politics.


23rd January 2011

Quote: "I don't ever wish I wasn't super-rich; I do have incredible guilt about it. I'm an Irish Catholic... You do try to share a lot of it and you try to spend as much time and as much money as you can doing it." George Clooney on reconciling his great wealth as he battles to bring attention to refugees in the Sudan, one of the poorest areas of the world.


23rd January 2011

Quote: "I get steamed, much more than he does - because there's no way to do Sudan-lite... This is very hard work and George is committed to doing it and I'm committed in supporting him in that and if supporting him means sometimes telling somebody who doesn't know what he or she is talking about to shut up, I will do that." George Clooney's newsman father NICK on his son's mission to stop the violence in war-torn Sudan.


10th January 2011

Quote: "You can go on Google Earth and Google my house. I thought, 'If that’s the way it is and they’re gonna be able to Google my house, then people who are committing war crimes, specifically the government of Sudan, should be able to enjoy the same level of celebrity that I do. These people are public figures, and we’re gonna take their pictures." George Clooney on his new collaboration with Google to cover uprising in Sudan via satellite following the upcoming independence elections, which many believe will result in civil war.


30th November 2010

Quote: "My fans are people who've been very nice to me over the years, so it's not so hard to be friendly to them." George Clooney is always kind to his devotees.


30th November 2010

Quote: "I don't do all that stuff. There are actors who will live with their characters for a long period of time, and they are wonderful actors, but there are also actors who don't - and I'm one who doesn't." George Clooney finds it easy to switch off from his intense roles when he's away from set.


18th November 2010

Quote: "I'm very happy for him. I'm also happy that it's not Brad." George Clooney, a former winner of People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive, is glad Ryan Reynolds took the 2010 title ahead of Brad Pitt.


12th November 2010

Quote: "I think I've settled down, haven't you noticed? There's no reason to blow up and get mad right now. But I'm planning on it later. Maybe tomorrow." Actor George Clooney is feeling content with his career and personal life.


2nd September 2010

Quote: "Whenever I want, I can always stage a diversion and invite Brad and Angelina and their 15 children to come over. Then I can sneak away to the other side of the lake by boat and do whatever I want." George Clooney jokes about how he escapes press attention.


2nd September 2010

Quote: "I don't even drink as much as I used to because I just can't stand wasting the next day recovering from a hangover anymore." George Clooney has given up partying.


30th August 2010

Fact: Movie star George Clooney gave U.S. TV audiences a laugh at the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night (29Aug10) by making a surprise appearance opposite MODERN FAMILY actress Julie Bowen. The pair took part in a skit celebrating the night's nominated comedies. Clooney was on hand at the event to accept the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award, honouring his use of television to help good causes.


29th July 2010

Quote: "I would rather have a prostate exam on live television by a guy with very cold hands than have a Facebook page." George Clooney refuses to join the social networking craze.


26th July 2010

Fact: George Clooney celebrated the one-year anniversary of meeting his girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis with a lavish party on a yacht in Italy. The bash, held on Lake Como close to the star's holiday home on Thursday (22ul10), involved several of Clooney's celebrity friends including supermodel Cindy Crawford and her hubby Rande Gerber.


28th June 2010

Quote: "We were shooting in a hotel lobby one time and every woman who passed by was just drooling over George and collapsing at his feet - it was crazy. It’s actually quite upsetting to see grown women turn into monkeys around him. I wanted to say: 'Ladies, get it together - you’re embarrassing yourselves and our gender!'" Anna Kendrick was stunned by the reaction her UP IN THE AIR co-star George Clooney evoked from his female fans.


27th May 2010

Quote: "I was watching Up In The Air and thought: 'Who's the old grey-haired guy?' And it was me. I never wear make-up for movies and now it's starting to show. You don't want to try to look younger because you'll look wrong". George Clooney prefers to be natural onscreen.


21st April 2010

Fact: George Clooney has been voted the man British women would most like to share a shower with. The Ocean's Eleven star came first in the rundown, closely followed by Pirates of the Caribbean hunk Johnny Depp and Brit actor Colin Firth.


8th March 2010

Quote: "I even voted for Jeff Bridges, so all I know is you sit back and say, 'Jeff, keep your speech short!'" George Clooney fears the Oscars will run long if Best Actor nominee Bridges wins, as expected.


26th January 2010

Fact: George Clooney's Hope For Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief telethon drew a massive 83 million U.S. TV viewers when it aired on Friday (22Jan10). The benefit, which featured performances from artists including Madonna, Coldplay, Beyonce, JAY-Z and Bono, has raised over $60 million (£37.5 million) to date.


25th January 2010

Quote: "The film taught me tricks on how to get through the airport quicker." George Clooney on the tips he picked up on the set of UP IN THE AIR.


23rd January 2010

Fact: Tom Hanks had to dash through rush hour traffic in Los Angeles to get to George Clooney's Hope For Haiti Now telethon on Friday (22Jan10) - he was given a police escort to the CBS TV studios after appearing on the taping of late-night chat show host Conan O'Brien's final The Tonight Show. Neil Young, Steve Carell, Beck, Ben Harper, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons and Will Ferrell also appeared on O'Brien's finale.


22nd January 2010

Fact: Performances from artists including Beyonce and Madonna during George Clooney's TV telethon for Haiti will be made available for purchase online. The charity event will air on Friday (22Jan10) and fans will be able to download the 18 songs seen on the show via the iTunes website.


21st January 2010

Quote: "What film makes me cry a lot? The premiere of Batman & Robin. I definitely cried there." George Clooney shed tears of shame at the opening of his critically panned 1997 turn as the Caped Crusader.


19th January 2010

Quote: "The problem with too many famous people is that they start to think of themselves in a special way. That is when the problems start with loneliness - because by the time you discover that no one is interested in you any more, there are no real friends to share your life with." Actor George Clooney on the benefits of making friends in Hollywood.


18th January 2010

Quote: "George doesn't even wanna be here tonight; he wishes he was in a soundstage setting up 20,000 phone lines for a benefit for Haiti right now. George, you're one of the greatest men I've ever met in my life and I'm so proud to have worked with you and I'm so proud to know you and be your friend. I think the world of you." UP IN THE AIR writer/director Jason Reitman pays tribute to his star George Clooney.


18th January 2010

Quote: "It's airing on, I think, 17 (U.S.) networks now and worldwide. We're gonna have a lot of great musicians... and then we'll be able to release the songs on iTunes the next day, so there will be a continuing ability to make money for several of the charities that we're doing it for... I do it when there's an immediate need." George Clooney takes a moment during the pre-Golden Globes festivities to talk about his upcoming Haiti telethon on 22 January (10).


18th January 2010

Quote: "I was not thinking, I want him.' He couldn't have been a more generous and amazing guy, but I was not thinking that." Actress Anna Kendrick was not starstruck while working with George Clooney in UP IN THE AIR.


13th January 2010

Quote: "Thank God I don't have to. He's young and handsome and talented." Hollywood superstar George Clooney is glad he will never compete with TWILIGHT hunk Robert Pattinson for movie roles.


13th January 2010

Fact: George Clooney's girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis is the new face and body of Roberto Cavalli's latest underwear ad campaign. The 31-year-old Italian model shows off her curves in the designer's lingerie for a sultry spread by fashion photographers Mert and Marcus.


13th January 2010

Quote: "He dances very well." George Clooney's girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis reveals the movie hunk is a mover and a shaker.


12th January 2010

Quote: "George gave me such a hard time about shooting Twilight. Whenever I came back, he was like, 'Oh, sorry, this isn't the Twilight set. You're not working with Mr Handsome today'." George Clooney teased TWILIGHT actress Anna Kendrick when she returned to the set of his critically acclaimed film UP IN THE AIR, after she spent time working with Hollywood's latest hunk Robert Pattinson.


12th January 2010

Quote: "I would rather have a prostate exam on live television by a guy with very cold hands than have a Facebook page." George Clooney isn't a fan of online social networking.


12th January 2010

Fact: The New York Critics Circle awards were handed out in the Big Apple on Monday night (11Jan10). The winners, which were announced in December (09), included Best Actor George Clooney, for UP IN THE AIR, Best Actress Meryl Streep, for JULIE & JULIA, and war drama THE HURT LOCKER, which was named Best Film.


12th January 2010

Quote: "I knew it was a great script, but I was a little nervous working with a first-time director. (But it) didn't look like he lost any sleep waiting for me." Denzel Washington regrets turning down the lead role in filmmaker Tony Gilroy's legal drama Michael Clayton. The 2008 movie scored seven Oscar nominations, including one for eventual star George Clooney, and won Tilda Swinton her first Academy Award.


31st December 2009

Quote: "When you see somebody else's hand come in and it's got, like, different fingers or hairy knuckles, it doesn't look right." George Clooney refuses to use hand stand-ins for films.


30th December 2009

Quote: "I'm not completely unaware of people's perceptions of me. I sort of felt like, if you were ever going to deal with it, this is probably the best way to do it." George Clooney is happy his role in new movie UP IN THE AIR deals with his reputation as a 'ladies' man'.


22nd December 2009

Quote: "I haven't introduced her yet. I think she might pass out. We'll have to have paramedics on standby." Anna Kendrick's mum is keen to meet her UP IN THE AIR co-star George Clooney.


18th December 2009

Quote: "I would rather have a prostrate exam on live television by a guy with very cold hands than be on Facebook." Hollywood actor George Clooney will never sign up to social networking sites.


18th December 2009

Quote: "He's such a big teenager. Sometimes I felt like the mum on set!" Actress Anna Kendrick was surprised at how childish George Clooney was during filming for their Golden Globe-nominated movie, UP IN THE AIR. The film is up for six awards at the 2010 event, including Best Motion Picture (Drama), Best Actor (Drama) for Clooney, and Best Director for Jason Reitman.


16th December 2009

Fact: It's a good time to be Ryan Bingham! George Clooney plays Bingham in Up In The Air and the real Ryan Bingham plays Tony in Jeff Bridges acclaimed new movie Crazy Heart.


16th December 2009

Quote: "Not a bad way to start a Tuesday." George Clooney on his Golden Globe Best Actor nomination


10th December 2009

Quote: "They're both just really nice dudes; there's sort of no big mystery... After a while you don't see what the big deal is." Anna Kendrick on working with Hollywood hunks George Clooney (Up In The Air) and Robert Pattinson (Twilight).


9th December 2009

Quote: "It is spectacular. They take him in these back entrances, they make sure he's the last person on the plane so 90 per cent of the people (passengers) never even know he's on the plane, he has a car on the runway waiting for him." Actress Anna Kendrick was awestruck by the level of special treatment her UP IN THE AIR co-star George Clooney received while travelling across the world to promote their new movie.


24th November 2009

Quote: "I am well aware that there are things about my life that some other people will see as shortcomings, and I am unapologetic about them. I'm just living my life. I don't go around to married people and say, 'Huh! Marriage!' I have a nice life. I have great friends and a great family, and that's nice." Eternal bachelor George Clooney is still content with single life.


20th November 2009

Quote: "I was once described as 'the poor man's Tom Selleck'." George Clooney on his worst review.


19th November 2009

Quote: "I regard Jason as a son. He and his lady will no doubt be having children so I shall adopt them as my grandchildren." George Clooney can't wait for his pal Jason Schwartzman to start a family. Schwartzman plays Clooney's son, Ash, in new animated film Fantastic Mr. Fox.


19th November 2009

Quote: "I watch it from time to time and it's a great lesson in humility. It was a really bad film." George Clooney on playing Batman in BATMAN & ROBIN.


30th October 2009

Quote: "Julia Roberts once sneaked into my room and cellophaned my toilet." Hollywood prankster George Clooney admits he was once caught out by his sneaky OCEAN'S ELEVEN co-star.


26th October 2009

Quote: "I'm going to adopt some of Brad Pitt's kids. I owe him a few." Hollywood bachelor George Clooney jokes about his family plans.


23rd October 2009

Quote: "It takes a while to understand George because he's a motormouth - he really can talk, so you've got to kind of wade through a lot of it." Bill Murray on his FANTASTIC MR. Fox co-star George Clooney.


21st October 2009

Quote: "I'm glad this film was animated because if it was a filmed movie I wouldn't have been able to stare at him so much. But because it was animated I could just gaze and go 'Man, that's George Clooney'." Jason Schwartzman enjoyed recording sessions for animated movie FANTASTIC MR. Fox opposite Clooney.


19th October 2009

Quote: "Sometimes a private plane is necessary - just so you can sleep and not have your picture taken while you're drooling." George Clooney goes to extreme lengths to prevent unwanted snaps of him sleeping.


18th October 2009

Quote: "I look at Barack Obama and think that sleeping at night must be very difficult for him. I don't know anybody who would want to trade places with him right now. I think he's having a very difficult time." George Clooney doesn't envy the U.S. President's job.


7th October 2009

Fact: George Clooney has been honoured for his contribution to the arts in his home state of Kentucky. The Ocean's Eleven star was named the recipient of the National Award in the 2009 Kentucky Governor's Awards in the Arts in recognition of his illustrious movie career. Clooney's parents, Nick and Nina, collected the honour on his behalf at the ceremony on Tuesday (06Oct09).


17th September 2009

Quote: "She is a really, really wonderful woman. It's nice to see my friend so happy." Matt Damon approves of his pal George Clooney's new Italian girlfriend, ELISABETTA CANALIS.


16th September 2009

Quote: "I'd rather have a rectal examination on live TV by a fellow with cold hands than have a Facebook page." George Clooney's not a fan of social networking.


14th September 2009

Quote: "The truth of the matter is that I'm scared out of my mind when I get calls from George Clooney and Sam Mendes. I'm not a person who believes everything will be great." The Office star John Krasinski is terrified his acting career will come to a sudden end.


10th September 2009

Fact: Jimmy Buffett, George Clooney's journalist father NICK and spaceman Buzz Aldrin joined presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton and top U.S. broadcasters to pay tribute to revered newsman Walter Kronkite in New York on Wednesday (09Sep09). The beloved news anchor died in July (09), aged 92.


1st August 2009

Fact: George Clooney's new girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis once played a topless nun in Italian movie VIRGIN TERRITORY.


4th July 2009

Quote: "It would be absolutely intolerable, so, no, I don't want either of those guys to three-peat." Matt Damon hopes his Ocean's Eleven co-stars Brad Pitt and George Clooney don't win People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive award for a third time. Damon was knocked from the top hunk spot earlier this year (09) by Hugh Jackman.


11th June 2009

Fact: Actor/director Scott Caan is releasing a book of photographs taken by the star during filming for his 2007 movie OCEAN'S THIRTEEN. The book features pictures of Caan's co-stars Brad Pitt, George Clooney and Matt Damon as well as Lindsay Lohan.


20th May 2009

Fact: George Clooney and Jennifer Aniston have been picked as the single king and queen of Hollywood in a new TV poll. Aniston was named the world's top celebrity bachelorette in an Access Hollywood survey, while Clooney beat the actress' rumoured boyfriend Bradley Cooper and Star Trek hunk Chris Pine to the top of the U.S. news show's bachelor list.


13th May 2009

Quote: "That never happened, although I was sitting next to someone who did throw up." Hollywood hunk George Clooney denies he vomited during his 48th birthday celebrations in Miami, Florida last Wednesday (06May09).


5th May 2009

Fact: U2 star Bono recently interviewed George Clooney for a CNN news special. The rocker asked the politically-motivated movie star if he'd ever truly considered running for office, to which Clooney replied, "I thought about it years ago."


9th April 2009

Quote: We had George Clooney and Brad Pitt in at Claridges when they were filming OCEANS ELEVEN. They got upset because my head chef set the kitchen on fire. We had to evacuate the place and George and Brad were not happy. They were standing outside probably muttering f**king chefs. Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey reveals the worst guests to have come into his London restaurant.


3rd March 2009

Quote: "I did get a text at the end of the series so that was sweet. I don't know how much he saw of the show, but he sent me a congratulations text." George Clooney's ex-girlfriend LISA SNOWDON reveals the actor watched her stint on STRICTLY COME DANCING - the British version of America's Dancing With The Stars.


2nd March 2009

Fact: Jason Bateman has signed on to star alongside George Clooney in new film UP IN THE AIR. Bateman will play Clooney's boss in the movie, based on a novel by WALTER KIRN, as the OCEAN'S ELEVEN actor obsesses over collecting one million frequent flyer miles before he's fired by his employer.


25th February 2009

Quote: "I'm doing a remake of FRIENDS. I'm gonna be playing the Jennifer Aniston role." George Clooney jokes about his next movie project.


18th February 2009

Quote: "George is my neighbour but we live in a gated community so we don't really see anyone. The houses are so big, it's hard to see your neighbours." Paris Hilton doesn't see much of her next-door neighbour George Clooney.


12th February 2009

Quote: "We're both pretty successful. He has better hair. I probably sing better. I think we've both dated the same woman. He dated Renee (Zellweger) for a short time. So we have a lot in common." Singer/songwriter Kenny Chesney on his reputation as country music's George Clooney.


5th February 2009

Fact: SIR Elton John, Cindy Crawford and George Clooney have donated their time to help a charity aimed at bringing Bosnia War criminals to justice. California-based businesswoman Diana Jenkins, whose brother was killed during the conflict, has created the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Justice Clinic and she is planning a star-studded Oscar-week party to launch a new photobook, Room 23, which features the celebrities.


18th January 2009

Quote: "I said, 'Nothing in your life is safe,' and he said, 'Don't harm the children.' I will harm him." George Clooney has plans to play a mean prank on pal Brad Pitt after the dad-of-six urged talk show host Ellen Degeneres to send a group of hunky Chippendales dancers to his production office. Pitt suggested the gesture would help her land an interview with Clooney.


12th December 2008

Quote: "I met George Clooney at a... party not too long ago. I didn't want to f**k him, but it seemed like everybody else in the room did." GREY'S ANATOMY star Eric Dane couldn't compete with his fellow actor's sexual magnetism.


10th December 2008

Quote: "He's a handsome dude, what can I tell you? I can't get this guy out of my slipstream. I get a moustache. He gets a moustache." Brad Pitt admires his OCEAN'S ELEVEN co-star and good friend George Clooney.


5th December 2008

Fact: George Clooney's production office on the Warner Bros. set in Burbank, California was once acting great Bette Davis' dressing room.


13th November 2008

Quote: "At some point in our lifetime, gay marriage won't be an issue." George Clooney reacts to the controversial passing of the Proposition 8 bill, which has seen same-sex marriages made illegal in California.


11th November 2008

Quote: "I'm never at home and every woman gets sick of it. If I was them, I wouldn't put up with me for too long - and they don't." George Clooney's hectic schedule makes it hard for him to consider settling down.


6th November 2008

Quote: "I congratulate President-elect OBAMA on his historic victory, and now it's time to begin unifying the country so we can take on the extraordinary challenges that this generation faces." Hollywood actor George Clooney is thrilled that Democrat Barack Obama triumphed at Tuesday's (04Nov) U.S. presidential election.


5th November 2008

Fact: Filmmaker Guy Ritchie is directing George Clooney and actress JENNIFER ROSE in a new commercial for Nestle's Nespresso.


17th October 2008

Quote: "The thing that touched me the most about making Michael Clayton was Tilda kept knocking on my dressing room door, wanting to rehearse the love scene again. I kept telling her: 'But Tilda, we don't have a love scene.'" Hollywood hunk George Clooney made a big impression on co-star Tilda Swinton.


16th October 2008

Quote: "He was my first tabloid romance... but that's enough. George Clooney and you're done... I think his girlfriend broke up with him over it." Former FRIENDS star Lisa Kudrow on her past 'romance' with former TV set neighbour Clooney.


8th October 2008

Quote: "We have a mutual admiration society that we're part of. I'm working on having him in each contract - it's tough, but I'm trying. I might have to take Tilda Swinton in the package too. She was in Michael Clayton with George - I'm working with George - I'm hoping to steal her away from him." Brad Pitt is considering having his pals George Clooney and TILDA SWINTON added to his list of contractual demands.


8th October 2008

Fact: Brad Pitt's housing project in New Orleans, Louisiana is nearing its goal of financing 150 homes in effort to rebuild the city after it was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Pitt announced his Make It Right Foundation had succeeded in funding 90 homes in the southern city this week (beg06Oct08), after accepting donations from the American Idol Foundation and celebrity friends including actor George Clooney.


28th September 2008

Fact: Hollywood actor George Clooney is preparing an all-star line-up for his big-screen adaptation of THE MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS, a book written by British journalist Jon Ronson. Clooney, who purchased the rights to the anti-war satire at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year (08), will star alongside Jeff Bridges, Ewan MCGregor and Kevin Spacey in the movie, which is due to begin filming next month (Oct08).


9th September 2008

Quote: "No, he hates children. Are you kidding? I love the twins too much to subject them to George." Brad Pitt shoots down rumours George Clooney is godfather to his and Angelina Jolie's twins KNOX LEON and VIVIENNE MARCHELINE.


4th September 2008

Quote: "You have to have a sense of humour when you're the father of 15 kids and your pockets are filled with rattles and Lego." George Clooney on his friend Brad Pitt's ever-expanding family.


29th August 2008

Quote: "I'm glad Brad had a chance to do this film. I start to worry when I hear him humming bedtime lullabies to himself." Actor George Clooney on working with his pal, father-of-six, Brad Pitt on their forthcoming film BURN AFTER READING.


28th August 2008

Quote: "It's a strange thing. They (the directors) met with me and talked about their film and described this character as a dim-witted, bumbling fool who really can't succeed at anything in life - with work or women. And then they told me that they wrote the script with me in mind as the character." Actor George Clooney on his decision to work on his forthcoming film BURN AFTER READING.


28th August 2008

Quote: "It's a strange thing. They (the directors) met with me and talked about their film and described this character as a dim-witted, bumbling fool who really can't succeed at anything in life - with work or women. And then they told me that they wrote the script with me in mind as the character." Actor George Clooney on his decision to work on his forthcoming film BURN AFTER READING.


28th August 2008

Quote: "I am so surprised to hear that question. This honestly is the first time I've ever been asked that question. I'm getting married and having children today." George Clooney hits back at reporters questioning when he will start a family.


21st August 2008

Quote: "I still go to the same grocery (store), the same salon and have the same friends... It was nice to go back to my bubble in Vegas and decompress." Model Sarah Larson on life after ex-boyfriend George Clooney.


21st August 2008

Fact: George Clooney's ex-girlfriend Sarah Larson is working on her own swimwear collection for designer CHRISTIAN AUDIGIER.


15th August 2008

Quote: "For a 47-year-old, I'm in good shape. I play basketball twice a week and I work out every day. I'm in as good a shape as I've been in a while actually." Hollywood actor George Clooney reveals his fitness routine.


15th August 2008

Quote: "It wouldn't look good for me, particularly in my boxer shorts. If I was built like BRAD PITT I'd do it all the time. Wouldn't you? My God." Hollywood hunk George Clooney refuses strip off for photoshoots.


5th August 2008

Fact: George Clooney has bought the rights to JONATHAN MAHLER's best-selling book THE CHALLENGE. The actor is set to produce and star in a film adaptation of the tale of Osama Bin Laden's captured driver.


16th July 2008

Fact: George Clooney has put his mobile phone up for sale on internet auction site eBay.com. The Motorola handset was designed especially for the star and was given to him at last year's (07) Academy Awards ceremony for his nomination for the Best Actor award.


3rd July 2008

Quote: "I spend at least three or four hours a day in the bathroom. Being sexy day and night is a big responsibility." George Clooney jokes about his sex symbol image.


25th May 2008

Quote: "That's cheap - everyone's kissed George Clooney." Madonna is left unimpressed after learning movie hunk Clooney auctioned off a kiss for $380,000 (GBP190,000) at the annual Cannes Film Festival amFar auction. Madonna refused to consider kissing anyone for less than $1 million (GBP500,000) at this year's (08) auction on Thursday (22May08).


12th May 2008

Quote: "One kid around makes me nervous, Any time I feel I want to have a family, I take one look at them and calm down". George Clooney's dreams of building a family are cut short when he thinks of pal Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's growing brood.


5th May 2008

Quote: "(I'm) Mongolian-Norwegian on my mother's side. French, Native American, Irish, German, and I think Scottish and Welsh on my dad's." George Clooney's model girlfriend SARAH LARSON is a true international woman.


4th May 2008

Quote: "(I'm) Mongolian-Norwegian on my mother's side. French, Native American, Irish, German, and I think Scottish and Welsh on my dad's." George Clooney's model girlfriend SARAH LARSON is a true international woman.


2nd May 2008

Quote: "He can drink too much and still... discuss the world with such passion and good sense that you actually stop imagining him nude and really listen." Comedienne Roseanne Barr on one-time ROSEANNE co-star George Clooney.


16th April 2008

Quote: "British girls are great. I'd love to meet the Spice Girls - they seem like a lot of fun, if a little naughty." George Clooney.


16th April 2008

Fact: ROBERT BAER, the former CIA agent who inspired George Clooney's character in thriller SYRIANA, once tried to buy his own town in Colorado.


15th April 2008

Quote: "It was rough. It was no fun having to kiss RENEE and play football day." George Clooney jokes about making his new movie LEATHERHEADS.


15th April 2008

Quote: "I've gotta be honest with you, I don't like him. But I will continue to work with him because he has some compromising photos of me." George Clooney jokes about his friendship with Brad Pitt.


10th April 2008

Quote: "When I did SYRIANA I didn't really want to become a CIA guy afterwards." George Clooney insists people are reading too much into his wedding day scenes at the end of his new movie LEATHERHEADS.


10th April 2008

Quote: "How do I feel about being a fantasy man for women? If people see me up close, they'd soon change their minds." George Clooney insists he is no Hollywood heart-throb.


10th April 2008

Quote: "(There was) a minor league pitcher throwing moderate speed curveballs, and I'm stepping in the bucket. It was just a nightmare." Movie star George Clooney on his disastrous tryout for baseball team the Cincinnati Reds.


9th April 2008

Quote: "What's not to love? How much time do we have? I think it's really hair." Hollywood hunk George Clooney explains what he loves best about women.


9th April 2008

Quote: "(It's) because I have cash. It just dawned on me. For a while I was thinking, 'God these friends really like me. They think I'm responsible.' But no. I got the cash and if the parents die in a plane crash, they can give the kids to the rich guy." Actor George Clooney - Godfather to eight children belonging to his pals - on why he makes such a popular godparent.


8th April 2008

Quote: "There's no mid-life crisis for me yet. Although I'm 46 and I don't know a lot of 92-year-olds, so maybe I'm past my mid-life." LEATHERHEADS star George Clooney isn't fazed by his advancing years.


7th April 2008

Quote: "I used to be the sexiest man alive but pretty boy Matt Damon has now taken my place. I will just have to teach other people instead." George Clooney on his plans after relinquishing his "sexiest man" crown.


6th April 2008

Quote: "If he asked me to make peanut butter sandwiches for the catering, I would have said, `Crunchy or smooth?'" Renee Zellweger on the lengths she was prepared to go to for LEATHERHEADS director and co-star George Clooney.


3rd April 2008

Fact: George Clooney and Renee Zellweger were made honorary citizens of Greenville, South Carolina on 27 March (08) after a screening of their new movie LEATHERHEADS, which was filmed there.


2nd April 2008

Quote: "I'm just so happy because they were at my house for the wedding and the honeymoon and I gotta say... I cried several times." George Clooney jokes about pal Brad Pitt's rumoured weekend wedding to ANGELINA JOLIE.


2nd April 2008

Quote: "It's like going to St. Patrick's Day and drinking. It's amateur." Hollywood's ultimate prankster, George Clooney, won't be setting anyone up for practical jokes on April Fool's Day (01Apr08).


1st April 2008

Quote: "She has no talent and she's not cute. And it was very hard for me to work with her. No, she's smart. She can do anything. She can deliver a punch line with the best of them. And she's one of the sweetest, nicest people on earth. And she's a dear friend." George Clooney passes judgment on his LEATHERHEADS co-star RENEE ZELLWEGER.


30th March 2008

Quote: "It's on the hood of my car. Is that bad?" George Clooney jokes about where he keeps his Oscar, which actually stands on a mantle in his office.


30th March 2008

Quote: "I thought, 'He will go down in history for convincing a kid that he got his big break and then coming out and being like, Nope.' (And) I'll go down in history as the kid who was used in that George Clooney prank, where he faked a movie." Actor JOHN KRASINSKY feared his casting in Clooney's LEATHERHEADS was all part of a practical joke.


27th March 2008

Quote: "If I was ever going to have a dude-crush, it would be on George Clooney. It's like a superpower - he just sucks anybody in around him." Actor John Krasinski was awed by the attractiveness of his LEATHERHEADS co-star and director GEORGE CLOONEY.


27th March 2008

Quote: "You'd drive to work and there'd be a cheering section for George and 'I Love John K' signs everywhere." Renee Zellweger was overshadowed by her hunky co-stars George Clooney and JOHN KRASINSKY on the way to the set of LEATHERHEADS .


26th March 2008

Fact: George Clooney's great-grandfather was a former mayor of Maysville, Kentucky, where the movie star staged a hometown premiere of his new film LEATHERHEADS on Monday (24Mar08).


25th March 2008

Quote: "They (the locals) really are family. If you're from a small town, you don't really ever shake that. It's the best support system and they're always the biggest critics, which is kind of the fun of it." George Clooney explains why he decided to premiere his new movie LEATHERHEADS in the town of Maysville in his native Kentucky on Sunday (23Mar08).


23rd March 2008

Quote: "I did try to talk him into the idea that we were all going to wear top hats and tails for the premiere - because I just wanted to see him show up in a top hat and tails. But he didn't bite." George Clooney admits he struggled to pull pranks on LEATHERHEADS co-star JOHN KRASINSKI.


22nd March 2008

Quote: "I heard George was making a movie and I said, 'When?' If he had asked me to make peanut-butter sandwiches for the catering, I would have said, 'Crunchy or smooth?'" Renee Zellweger would have taken any job to work with George Clooney on his new movie LEATHERHEADS.


18th March 2008

Quote: "I look over to Jack Nicholson (at the Oscars) and he's like, 'Hey man, the last great movie star, huh?' I went, 'I know, I know. Sorry.' It was embarrassing." George Clooney on his recent Time magazine cover spread, on which he was dubbed 'The Last Movie Star'.


15th March 2008

Fact: George Clooney's girlfriend SARA LARSON made her Los Angeles Fashion Week debut on Thursday night (13Mar08), when she hit the catwalk to model designer ASHLEY PAIGE's Fall collection at Smashbox.


11th March 2008

Quote: "You go, 'Where did that come from?' You kind of go, 'Dude, weren't you in DUNSTON CHECKS IN?'" George Clooney was flabbergasted when British actor Rupert Everett described his OCEAN'S ELEVEN franchise as "a cancer" to world culture.


10th March 2008

Quote: "No, I'm gay, gay. The third gay - that was pushing it." George Clooney responds to a website calling him "gay, gay, gay".


26th February 2008

Quote: "Thank God. I've finally grown up. I've never felt grown up - I'd feel angry if I felt grown up." Actor George Clooney on finally being nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award for his role in 2007's MICHAEL CLAYTON.


26th February 2008

Quote: "That's the least I could do. He's been so encouraging." Daniel Day-Lewis on kissing fellow Best Actor nominee George Clooney after landing the win at the Oscars on Sunday (24Feb08).


25th February 2008

Quote: "I have a U.N. passport. It says 'Messenger of Peace' on it. It's very cool." George Clooney is proud of his new status.


25th February 2008

Fact: George Clooney lost a $100 (GBP50) bet with U.S. film critic RICHARD ROEPER after the pair agreed to gamble on the outcome of the Oscars on Sunday night (24Feb08).


25th February 2008

Quote: "George Clooney... the seriousness and dedication to your art, seeing you climb into that rubber batsuit, from Batman + ROBIN the one with the nipples - every morning under your costume... hanging upside down at lunch, you rock man." Best Supporting Actress winner Tilda Swinton jokes about working with her Michael Clayton co-star, a former Batman, during her Oscars acceptance speech.


22nd February 2008

Fact: The first movie George Clooney saw was musical MARY POPPINS.


22nd February 2008

Quote: "Even when the tabloids say really crappy things... and you know it's not true, you have to at least publicly have a sense of humour about it." George Clooney tries to laugh off erroneous reports about his private life.


22nd February 2008

Fact: Ladies man George Clooney took his first date to the cinema - to watch Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese's urban despair movie TAXI DRIVER.


21st February 2008

Fact: Hollywood star George Clooney has been depicted in a new portrait made entirely of jellybeans. The creation, by the Jelly Bell Gourmet Jelly Beans company, will go on display at the Luxe Hotel in Beverly Hills, California for Sunday's (24Feb08) Oscars ceremony and will be donated to a charity of the actor's choice after the event.


16th February 2008

Fact: George Clooney treated girlfriend SARAH LARSON to a St. Valentine's Day (14Feb08) she'd never forget - the couple checked into the $14,000 (GBP7,000)-a-night Hugh Hefner Sky Villa suite at Las Vegas' Palms resort and checked out the Cirque du Soleil L.O.V.E. spectacular.


15th February 2008

Quote: "There was a part of my ego that thought it'd die after I left." George Clooney jokes about leaving TV smash E.R. to pursue his movie career.


11th February 2008

Quote: "There is a strange pecking order among actors. Theatre actors look down on film actors, who look down on TV actors. Thank God for reality shows, or we wouldn't have anybody to look down on." George Clooney jokes about actor snobbery.


11th February 2008

Quote: "George Clooney is a complete b**tard as we all know, but he's not here, he's somewhere in his Batmobile." Tilda Swinton jokes about her Michael Clayton co-star as she collects the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress at Sunday's (10Feb08) London ceremony.


6th February 2008

Fact: Confectioners Jelly Belly Gourmet Jelly Beans have created a one-of-a-kind portrait of Oscar nominee George Clooney made from 10,000 Jelly Belly beans. The sweet portrait will be unveiled during Oscars week (18-23Feb08) at the company's gift suite at the Luxe Hotel in Beverly Hills.


6th February 2008

Quote: "A Mormon, a senior citizen, a black man and a woman, I'm impressed." George Clooney is thrilled with the diversity of the candidates fighting to become the next President of America.


6th February 2008

Quote: "I got the list of nominations... and I was scrolling down and then it said, `Heath Ledger died...' and suddenly everything is put into perspective a little bit. It's really strange to be in the middle of Chad, hearing that story." George Clooney on hearing about the Heath Ledger tragedy during a recent United Nations trip through Africa.


5th February 2008

Quote: "I've spent the last two weeks around people who have been killing each other... and I come here - it's a tremendous escape." United Nations Messenger Of Peace George Clooney jokes about returning to Hollywood at the Oscar nominees' luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California on Monday (04Feb08).


31st January 2008

Quote: "My number one is probably Johnny Depp. George Clooney has that old-school feel and I like Eric Bana. To me, it is so much more about the whole package." Fantastic Four star Jessica Alba names her favourite leading men.


23rd January 2008

Quote: "Nobody's gonna cross a picket line, nobody would consider it." Best Actor Oscar nominee George Clooney insists Hollywood stars will boycott the Academy Awards next month (Feb08) if striking writers choose to picket the event.


22nd January 2008

Fact: Martin Scorsese, Angelina Jolie, Daniel Day-Lewis, George Clooney, Marion Cotillard, James McAvoy and JUNO star Ellen Page turned the 11th annual Newsweek Oscar Roundtable discussion into a star-studded affair when the sextet gathered for a low-key chat about film and fame at Los Angeles' UCLA campus. The debate is available on Newsweek magazine's website.


16th January 2008

Quote: "Somewhere in there, you hope she'll get a chance to get some help. That's what you think she might need." George Clooney on his hopes for troubled BRITNEY SPEARS.


8th January 2008

Quote: "I'd pay a good $4.50 to go to that museum." George Clooney jokes about the news a museum dedicated to his pal Brad Pitt is in the planning stages in Missouri.


24th December 2007

Quote: "I don't do a big Christmas thing. I think Christmas, at some point, is for having a bunch of kids, so I just get through the holidays. I have a lot of work to do." Child-less George Clooney isn't a fan of the festive period.


21st December 2007

Quote: "I've hired a team of lawyers and we will get GEORGE. George will finally go to jail for what he did to me; he knows he was bad." Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein jokes about suing George Clooney for a joke the funnyman made at his wedding last week (15Dec07). Weinstein refused to expand on the gag that upset him.


7th December 2007

Quote: "He'd run the length of the field all day long with the 20-year-olds, then put on his director hat and he'd go edit. It was non-stop. He loved this movie." RENEE ZELWEGGER praises George Clooney's youthful energy while directing upcoming movie LEATHERHEADS.


7th December 2007

Quote: "One of the perceptions I had of GEORGE was he was this big, strong guy. He was actually very little when I met him." Property tycoon Donald Trump found George Clooney's stature a big disappointment.


6th December 2007

Fact: Actors Leonardo Dicaprio and George Clooney have teamed up to work on a film based on U.S. politician HOWARD DEAN's failed 2004 presidential campaign. DiCaprio is to play JAY CARSON, former press secretary to Dean and now spokesperson for Senator Hillary Clinton, while Clooney will play political adviser JOE TRIPPI, according to the New York Post's gossip column Page Six.


21st November 2007

Quote: "Take your pictures but don't go 60 miles-per-hour down a one-way street. Don't cause injury to people who aren't involved." George Clooney hands out some advice to the paparazzi.


14th November 2007

Quote: "Terrifying. Horrible day at work. Jerk!" Renee Zellweger jokes that working with George Clooney on new movie LEATHERHEADS was a chore.


7th November 2007

Quote: "I was pretty impressed with George Clooney. I knew he was getting heaps of tail, but he would never confirm that he'd slept with someone. And I thought, 'Man, that's a classy move.'" Boogie Nights star JOHN C. REILLY insists his The Perfect Storm co-star is a true gentleman.


22nd October 2007

Quote: "We have a lovely relationship. I write him six-page emails about my political rage, and he writes back." Renee Zellweger is penpals with George Clooney, her director and co-star of upcoming film LEATHERHEADS.


16th October 2007

Quote: "I don't wanna henpeck him too much, but he needs to be careful. But he had his girl on his back and he was trying to be cool. I understand." Julia Roberts on pal George Clooney's recent motorbike accident.


10th October 2007

Quote: "She went over the top when we hit the curb... She's got a lawyer now. That's worked out really well for me." George Clooney jokes about his girlfriend SARAH LARSON's injuries following his recent motorbike accident. The former waitress was treated for broken bones in her foot.


9th October 2007

Quote: "I wish someone like George Clooney would say, 'Yeah, I'd like me some man!' Wouldn't that be hot?" Lesbian rocker Melissa Etheridge dreams of an eligible Hollywood hunk announcing he's gay.


28th September 2007

Quote: "Sometimes I feel very guilty about having a magnificent villa on Lake Como, and living the life that I do. Saying that, not all the time !" George Clooney reflects on his 'tough' life as a Hollywood A-Lister.


25th September 2007

Quote: "We are hiding it with make up. It looks like I socked her a couple times." George Clooney jokes about the black-eye girlfriend SARAH LARSON picked up after a motorbike crash last week (21Sep07).


17th September 2007

Fact: George Clooney stunned his OCEAN'S THIRTEEN producer and co-star Jerry Weintraub on Saturday night (15Sep07) when he presented the movie mogul with the Lifetime Achievement Award at a Boston Film Festival tribute dinner in Massachusetts. The movie star called Weintraub, "one of the greatest friends you could ever have."


16th September 2007

Fact: George Clooney gave his friends 100 DVDs of his favourite films from 1964 to 1976 as Christmas gifts last year (06).


6th September 2007

Fact: George Clooney's new girlfriend, SARAH LARSON, once ate a scorpion as part of a stunt on extreme U.S. gameshow FEAR FACTOR.


1st September 2007

Quote: "I'm not going to apologise to you for trying to make a living every once in a while." George Clooney fails to see what the problem is with actors who star in TV commercials overseas.


9th August 2007

Quote: "I'd pine for George and Brad every night and sing little songs to myself, crying." Matt Damon missed pals George Clooney and Brad Pitt while working on the THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM.


3rd August 2007

Quote: "I saw George promoting espresso all over Europe. To me, he looks hungover with a cup of coffee." Matt Damon is amused that his weary friend George Clooney's advertises coffee on TV in Europe.


21st July 2007

Quote: "We have a pact that he doesn't pull pranks on me and I don't burn down his house." Actor Don Cheadle made sure his OCEAN'S THIRTEEN castmate and renowned prankster George Clooney behaved onset.


14th July 2007

Fact: George Clooney and his production partner Grant Heslov are developing a new U.S. TV show about a family of televangelists.


2nd July 2007

Quote: "I was so happy to be invited to that party. And mostly I was so happy I hadn't slept with anybody!" Ellen Barkin was pleased to team up with Hollywood hunks including George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon in sequel OCEAN'S THIRTEEN.


19th June 2007

Quote: "If celebrity is a credit card, then I'm using it. I knew I had to shine a light on this situation." George Clooney explains his decision to campaign against the genocide in Darfur, Sudan.


8th June 2007

Quote: "There are certain things you don't do, there are certain places you don't go, but then at some point you have to go out. You have to live, you know?" George Clooney described trying to avoid the paparazzi.


7th June 2007

Quote: "George told me people were going to look at our footprints forever, so we gotta size up. And Brad sized up, too." Matt Damon reveals he and his OCEAN'S THIRTEEN co-stars George Clooney and Brad Pitt wore bigger shows than normal to leave their footprints in cement outside the Chinese Theater in Hollywood on Tuesday (05Jun07).


7th June 2007

Quote: "She was good looking. That doesn't happen often in those things." Actor George Clooney was surprised when a beauty paid $350,000 (GBP175,000) to kiss him at an AmFar benefit at the Cannes Film Festival last month (May07).


6th June 2007

Quote: "This one's about a heist." George Clooney ruins the premise of new sequel OCEAN'S THIRTEEN on U.S. TV's The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.


25th May 2007

Quote: "I work in cinema because I am a fan of films of all different kinds. We work on entertainment and smaller films we feel passionate about - except MATT (DAMON), he doesn't care." George Clooney jokes about his OCEAN'S THIRTEEN co-star's habit of picking blockbuster parts.


21st May 2007

Quote: "George is bringing his boys Brad Pitt and Matt Damon for the Ocean's 13 premiere on Thursday. He plans to get no sleep at all in Cannes - he wants it to be mayhem." George Clooney's ex LISA SNOWDON warns the film festival could turn messy when he arrives in town.


19th May 2007

Quote: "He owes me a lot of money." George Clooney pokes fun at journalist Walter Kronkite's reputation as `The Most Trusted Man in America' during a TV tribute, which aired in the U.S. last night (18May07).


18th May 2007

Quote: "He's the kiss of death. If you're playing cards and he comes up behind you, even brushes your shoulder, you're done. Just pack in your cards and go home. I've never seen a jinx like that in my life." Brad Pitt on pal George Clooney's gambling curse.


3rd May 2007

Fact: George Clooney is re-uniting with his GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD LUCK co-writer Grant Heslov to write a comedy drama based on a CIA plot to smuggle six American's out of Tehran during the 1979 hostage crisis.


2nd May 2007

Quote: "Hell, I'm glad I have the Ocean's franchise around to keep paying the bills for some of my other films which have tanked!" Movie star George Clooney is relieved Ocean's Eleven and Ocean's Twelve have been blockbuster hits.


2nd May 2007

Quote: "Some will probably visit me later. I guess Brad will, but I've told him he can't bring his 15 children with him!" Actor George Clooney will let OCEANS THIRTEEN co-star Brad Pitt visit his Italian villa again - but only if he leaves his children at home.


16th March 2007

Fact: George Clooney and Brad Pitt's OCEAN'S ELEVEN sequel, OCEAN'S THIRTEEN, will premiere on the French Riviera at May's (07) Cannes Film Festival.


12th March 2007

Quote: "He has some pictures of me with farm animals so I continue to work with him!" Hollywood superstar George Clooney on reuniting with director Steven Soderbergh for his new movie THE GOOD GERMAN.


10th March 2007

Quote: "I've slept with too many women, I've done too many drugs and I've been to too many parties." George Clooney rules out launching a political career.


27th February 2007

Quote: "I would walk on it (set) and all of a sudden there would be, like, a million babies, crying and stuff and I said, 'They should do the trailer for the movie just panning through all these babies crying and me with a Jack Daniel's." George Clooney on working with new dads Matt Damon and Brad Pitt on the set of OCEAN'S THIRTEEN.


22nd January 2007

Quote: "I'm torn between George Clooney and Brad Pitt as my ultimate dream date. I'll have them both." Texan supermodel Jerry Hall finds it impossible to choose between the Hollywood stars.


17th January 2007

Fact: George Clooney's cousin GABRIEL FERRER - the son of the actor's late aunt ROSEMARY - has become an ordained priest.


16th January 2007

Fact: Top makeup artist JULIE HEWETT dashed back from Las Vegas to the Golden Globes to make Annette Bening looked amazing for the ceremony yesterday (15JAN07) - Hewett is currently making sure George Clooney and Brad Pitt look great on the OCEAN'S 13 set.


16th January 2007

Fact: Top makeup artist JULIE HEWETT dashed back from Las Vegas to the Golden Globes to make Annette Bening looked amazing for the ceremony yesterday (15JAN07) - Hewett is currently making sure George Clooney and Brad Pitt look great on the OCEAN'S 13 set.


9th January 2007

Quote: "I have to find a way to combine them all together - like a political woman who's in a movie." George Clooney needs to multi-task to indulge the three passions in his life: women, movies and politics.


5th January 2007

Fact: The Berlin Film Festival is all `good' this year (07) - George Clooney's THE GOOD GERMAN, THE GOOD SHEPHERD and acclaimed director Bille August's GOODBYE BAFANA will compete for top prize The Golden Bear.


3rd January 2007

Quote: "I watched The Wizard of Oz - a big tradition at my house." George Clooney, who screened a special edition of the film with Pink Floyd's DARK SIDE OF THE MOON as the soundtrack, on how he celebrated on New Year's Eve.


21st December 2006

Quote: "You cross off a lot of them (zeros from your salary). Nobody's encouraging us to do these. They're like, 'Can't you do one that will actually sell?'" George Clooney curses the financial downside of making black and white films, like his new movie THE GOOD GERMAN.


19th December 2006

Quote: "Nobody's encouraging us to do these. They're like, 'Can't you do one that will actually sell?'" George Clooney admits his collaborations with director Steven Soderbergh's don't impress Hollywood bosses.


12th December 2006

Quote: "I'm scared. I've heard the stories. He's relentless... I'm not gonna sleep." Renee Zellweger is wary about teaming up with Hollywood prankster George Clooney in her next movie LEATHERHEADS.


8th December 2006

Quote: "I'm sure MAX is in pig heaven, looking at all the sows he's gonna get, thinking, 'I'm George Clooney's pet pig!" George Clooney's longtime pal Karen Duffy commenting on the recent death of the actor's prized pet.


6th December 2006

Quote: "Unless I'm fully waxed, I don't go commando... That's just my own personal hygiene issues. Also, the skirt gets a little cold on me." George Clooney has no plans to follow Britney Spears' lead and step out without underwear.


5th December 2006

Quote: "I'm old enough to be her father. I'm old enough to be Lionel Richie. I think NICOLE might have something to say... 'What the hell, an 80-year-old man.'" George Clooney is stunned by soul star Lionel Richie's claims he'd like the movie star as a son-in-law.


5th December 2006

Quote: "He's the best dinner party guest in the world." Cate Blanchett on her THE GOOD GERMAN co-star George Clooney.


5th December 2006

Fact: George Clooney is in negotiations to direct fellow Oscar winner Morgan Freeman in a new movie called THE BELMONT BOYS.


30th November 2006

Quote: "You tour with the other guys. We got Matthew Mcconaughey's bus. You get a sash and a sceptre and a (crown). We don't like to call it a tiara." George Clooney talks through the responsibilities that come with being named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive.


29th November 2006

Quote: "Everyone comes over and they think it's great, because I cover everything with 400 sticks of butter. So if you can't feel your left arm, it's probably good. It's a good meal." George Clooney on cooking Thanksgiving dinner for 30 friends and family last week (ends26NOV06).


6th November 2006

Quote: "All of us on the movie walked away feeling, 'Well, that's about as good as it gets.'" George Clooney has some high praise for his THE GOOD GERMAN co-star CATE BLANCHETT.


20th October 2006

Quote: "He's a really smart man who has grown into someone I'm really impressed by all the time. He's a good friend and what an amazing dad." George Clooney pours praise on pal BRAD PITT.


16th October 2006

Quote: "I've written letters to him just to say, 'Hey man, you're flaming great.'" George Clooney admits a large percentage of Johnny Depp's fanmail comes from him.


4th October 2006

Quote: "Just before the Academy Awards, Robbins came over to me and said, 'If you win, you have to say, "Impeach Bush".'" George Clooney decided against taking Tim Robbins' advice at the Oscars earlier this year (06).


2nd October 2006

Quote: "Just before the Academy Awards, Robbins came over to me and said, 'If you win, you have to say, "Impeach Bush".'" George Clooney decided against taking Tim Robbins' advice at the Oscars earlier this year (06).


26th September 2006

Quote: "The last time I was on a podium with the Governor, he was playing MR FREEZE and I was Batman. He's gone on to be the Governor and I still think I'm Batman." George Clooney lightens proceedings at a press conference to announce that he and Arnold Schwarzenegger are teaming up to launch a new initiative to halt the genocide in the Sudan.


3rd August 2006

Fact: George Clooney is set to star in a remake of Stephen King fright-fest PET CEMETERY.


2nd May 2006

Quote: "He shows me what I'll look like in 30 years if I keep drinking." George Clooney takes a swipe at his father NICK.


30th March 2006

Quote: "MAX absolutely loved it. He was squeaking and staring out the window in awe. I think if he had hands he'd make a better pilot than JOHN (TRAVOLTA). It was quite emotional." George Clooney proved pigs can fly when he took his pet hog, Max, in Travolta's private jet.


11th March 2006

Quote: "I loved GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK. That should have won the (Best Film) Oscars. I called George Clooney and asked him how he did certain shots. I was really impressed with his work." High praise for George Clooney from Denzel Washington.


7th March 2006

Quote: "I'm working on a film right now in New York, so tomorrow morning I'll be in a field with a bunch of cows." Best Supporting Actor winner George Clooney on what he'll be doing after the Oscar ceremony."


7th March 2006

Quote: "I said, 'Don't kiss me because it will start a rumour,'" Nicole Kidman on what she whispered in George Clooney's ear when she handed him his Best Supporting Actor Oscar at the Academy Awards on Sunday (05MAR06).


6th March 2006

Quote: "I'd like to thank the Academy for seating me next to George Clooney at the Nominees Luncheon." CORINNE MARRINAN (corr) already felt like a big winner even before she picked up the Best Documentary Short Oscar last night (05MAR06).


6th March 2006

Quote: "We've been rather unburdened by success at most of these awards shows so we're pretty good at losing... I'll be the drunk in the back." George Clooney didn't fancy his chances of taking home Oscar gold at the Academy Awards last night (05MAR06). He won for Best Supporting Actor.


6th March 2006

Fact: George Clooney took a special lucky charm to the Oscars last night (05MAR06) - his uncle George's cufflinks. They worked for him - Clooney won the night's Best Supporting Actor Oscar for SYRIANA.


6th March 2006

Fact: George Clooney became the first person to be nominated for acting and directing Oscars, for different movies. He picked up nods for Best Supporting Actor for SYRIANA and Best Director for GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK.


6th March 2006

Fact: George Clooney is only the the fifth star to be nominated for acting, directing and writing awards in the same year. The other four are Orson Welles (1942), Woody Allen (1978), Warren Beatty (1979 and 1982) and Roberto Benigni (1999).


6th March 2006

Quote: "Is this about Ang Lee? I don't like that guy. I've seen him about a lot. I've caught him stealing at award ceremonies." Gracious George Clooney jokes after missing out on the Best Director award.


6th March 2006

Fact: George Clooney is only the the fifth star to be nominated for acting, directing and writing awards in the same year. The other four are Orson Welles (1942), Woody Allen (1978), Warren Beatty (1979 and 1982) and Roberto Benigni (1999).


6th March 2006

Fact: George Clooney became the first person to be nominated for acting and directing Oscars, for different movies. He picked up nods for Best Supporting Actor for SYRIANA and Best Director for GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK.


5th March 2006

Quote: "I didn't see GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK but I saw the trailers, and from that I saw it was a black and white film, so it's important." Independent Spirit Awards host Sarah Silverman on George Clooney's acclaimed movie.


24th February 2006

Quote: <p>"I am not a bachelor, I am a divorcee." George Clooney insists his single-man lifestyle is not as racy as people think. </p>


20th February 2006

Quote: <p>"And I must admit I'm disappointed I didn't get nominated for my choreography from Memoirs Of A Geisha." George Clooney jokes about his four nominations at last night's (19FEB06) BAFTAS. He won nothing. </p>


17th February 2006

Quote: <p>"I'm 44, but I have the liver of a 72-year-old." Hollywood heart-throb George Clooney admits his drinking sessions with his male pals are taking their toll. </p>


14th February 2006

Quote: <p>"Living there is the most romantic thing I have ever done. I have four ducks there that I fell in love with and they keep coming up to my bedroom window and quacking." George Clooney describes the best thing about his $4 million (GBP2.2 million) home in Lake Como, Italy. </p>


13th February 2006

Quote: <p>"Next year I will be the butt of all the jokes, so it's cyclical." Actor George Clooney on having three Oscar nominations this year. </p>


13th February 2006

Fact: <p>Actor George Clooney is nominated for an Oscar for co-writing the screenplay for GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK, which puts him up against Stephen Gaghan, who wrote and also directed SYRIANA. Clooney is also nominated for a Best Supporting Actor for Syriana. </p>


11th February 2006

Quote: <p>"I'm going to go to the bathroom and then get something to eat." Actor George Clooney when asked 'what was next for him' at a press conference in Berlin. </p>


9th February 2006

Quote: <p>"I'm gonna get the backs of my thighs waxed. You sit down a long time and you don't wanna chafe." George Clooney on his Oscars preparation. </p>


7th February 2006

Fact: <p>George Clooney celebrated his triple Oscar nominations last Tuesday (31JAN06) on the set of a coffee machine commercial he was filming for the European market. Meanwhile, Bono, former US President Bill Clinton and broadcast legend Walter Kronkite were among those who called to congratulate the movie star. </p>


6th February 2006

Quote: <p>"When I look at a career and say, 'What path do I want to follow?' His is the model." Matt Damon is keen to emulate his SYRIANA co-star George Clooney's work ethic. </p>


1st February 2006

Quote: <p>"I'm doing a commercial for overseas to pay for my little black-and-white film." George Clooney is starring in a coffee commercial to pay the bills for his Oscar-nominated movie GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK. </p>


1st February 2006

Fact: <p>George Clooney made Oscar history yesterday (31JAN06) when he became the first star to be nominated for Best Director and Best Supporting Actor. Clooney was nominated for a Best Director for GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK and his portrayal of Bob Barnes in SYRIANA earned him the Best Supporting Actor nod. </p>


31st January 2006

Fact: <p>George Clooney has been wearing the same tuxedo to swanky Hollywood premieres, parties and award shows for the past 10 years. </p>


24th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I've been having an affair with a very famous actress and I want out. She's also having my child... I'm going to have a child in about a week. I'm adopting nine children, who are in their twenties." George Clooney jokes about the rumours circulating about him. </p>


24th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I'd be a good godfather. I'm the perfect godfather." George Clooney offers up his services to pal Brad Pitt and his pregnant girlfriend Angelina Jolie. </p>


18th January 2006

Fact: <p>Stars attending the Golden Globe Awards on Monday (16JAN06) were welcomed by actor Harry Hamlin's coffee perk - the US star teamed up with TV show Access Hollywood to welcome celebrities like Charlize Theron, Don Johnson and George Clooney at a red carpet coffee cafe. </p>


18th January 2006

Quote: <p>"That McConaughey cat is the leader of the pack." Hollywood heart-throb George Clooney insists Matthew Mcconaughey is the sexiest man alive. </p>


17th January 2006

Quote: <p>"This is my lover GRANT." Movie star George Clooney jokingly introduces his GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK co-writer Grant Heslov on the red carpet at the Golden Globes. </p>


17th January 2006

Quote: <p>"George Clooney is a very sexy man. I have no qualms admitting that." CINDERELLA MAN star Paul Giamatti has no problem admitting the appeal of his fellow Golden Globe nominee. </p>


17th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I conned them. And I have pictures of them with farm animals." George Clooney explains how he convinced Hollywood studios to let him write and direct films. </p>


16th January 2006

Quote: <p>"George hurt his back on SYRIANA and put on weight, but still went on to make GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK. It's the best movie I've seen this year. Of course, it is the only movie I've seen this year." George Clooney's Syriana co-star Matt Damon praises his acting. </p>


11th January 2006

Quote: <p>"It's already done. We did it in my backyard. I was fabulous." George Clooney jokes he's already shot OCEAN'S THIRTEEN on a very low budget. The second sequel is due to start shooting later this year (07). </p>


6th January 2006

Quote: <p>"They're going to get married on Pay-Per-View (TV)." George Clooney's publicist Stan Rosenfeld jokes about the movie star's reported romance with Lucy Liu. </p>


5th January 2006

Fact: <p>George Clooney and director Steven Soderbergh are the producers behind a new horror movie, WIND CHILL, about two college students who break down on a deserted road and are haunted by the ghosts of those who have died there. </p>


20th December 2005

Quote: <p>"Literally, without exaggeration, the craft services (catering) guy was paid more than I was to write, direct and act. But we made the movie we wanted, so who cares?" George Clooney insists he was among the lowest paid people on the set of GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK. </p>


16th December 2005

Fact: <p>George Clooney has hit a winning streak - his GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK film, which has already picked up a handful of top US movie accolades, has been named the civil rights project of the year by the Writers Guild of America (WGA). Clooney and co-writer Grant Heslov will receive the Paul Selvin Award at the WGAs in February (06). </p>


7th December 2005

Fact: <p>George Clooney and film-maker Steven Soderbergh named their production company Section 8 because that's the madness clause beloved M*A*S*H character CORPORAL KLINGER used to get out of the army in one hilarious episode of the TV show. </p>


26th November 2005

Quote: <p>"I take a dollar and then I take a back-end on it; if the movie makes money, I make money, and if it doesn't, I don't. You're gambling on yourself, which I like." George Clooney reveals he's one of the cheapest actors for hire in Hollywood. He hasn't taken a salary for his past 10 films. </p>


24th November 2005

Quote: <p>"I'm at that age where I'm looking for a very specific sexiest man list. Like, Sexiest Former Batmen who were also on a Hospital Show." Former ER star George Clooney on losing his title as People magazine's Sexiest Man to Matthew Mcconaughey. </p>


22nd November 2005

Quote: <p>"I was a little hurt that pretty boy McConaughey now takes over. It's a big responsibility and it's a heavy crown for him but I think Mr Abs can handle it... I was a little disturbed that Matt Damon didn't get front page of People and I think he was hurt." George Clooney, a former People magazine Sexiest Man Alive, jokes about the new number one hunk, Matthew Mcconaughey. </p>


19th November 2005

Quote: <p>"It's just a bunch of letters that you don't recognise." George Clooney on learning Arabic for his new movie SYRIANA. </p>


31st October 2005

Quote: <p>"I would suggest that I am not probably dreamy... I'm 44 and single, so my suggestion is there's somewhere in there that dreamy part is slipping through the cracks." Actor George Clooney's good looks are changing. </p>


31st October 2005

Quote: <p>"I blew it once, what's the rush?" Actor George Clooney on marriage. </p>


18th October 2005

Quote: <p>"I want to adopt a 28-year-old." George Clooney jokingly clarifies his recent statement that he doesn't want to have any children. </p>


11th October 2005

Quote: <p>"I'm going to direct a musical about Vietnam (War)." George Clooney jokes about his next project. </p>


8th October 2005

Quote: <p>"I had short-term memory loss. I also had short-term memory loss." George Clooney jokes about the effects of his spine problems, which left him debilitated last Christmas (04). </p>


7th October 2005

Quote: <p>"I only lacked skill... I had everything else - I had good hair, I had a really fantastic mitt." George Clooney insists he would have made a half-decent baseball player. </p>


3rd October 2005

Fact: <p>Shirley Maclaine and Jack Nicholson's "big, sappy movie" Terms Of Endearment makes George Clooney cry whenever he watches it. </p>


30th September 2005

Quote: <p>"It's not bad out here on the lake. I took (my friend) GIOVANNI on a boat ride and we fell in love - and he's a big old Italian." George Clooney on romantic Lake Como in Italy, where he has a holiday villa. </p>


23rd September 2005

Quote: <p>"I have a place in Italy and I just sat on a lake and ate. I ate and I swelled up like a tick on a hound dog." George Clooney on how he gained 30 pounds (18.1 kilograms) for his new movie SYRIANA. </p>


20th September 2005

Quote: <p>"Another one bites the dust. He's a sellout, that's what I call him." George Clooney jokes about pal Matt Damon's upcoming nuptials to Luciana Barroso. </p>


28th August 2005

Fact: <p>George Clooney put his $7 million (GBP3.9 million) Hollywood home down as collateral in order to make new movie GOOD NIGHT + GOOD LUCK because insurance companies refused to back his latest directorial venture while the actor was fighting a severe back injury. </p>


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