George Clooney - Stacy Keibler taught George Clooney a lot

George Clooney's friends credit Stacy Keibler for helping him to get over his fear of commitment.

The 'Gravity' star, who proposed to British lawyer Amal Alamuddin on April 22 after just a few months of dating, amicably split from the former wrestler last July after two years together but his pals believe she taught him a lot about relationships.

A source told PEOPLE magazine: ''She was one of the first women he's dated who had her own life. She was sweet and had a very good heart, and he was attracted to that.''

The insider explained that George was ''relieved'' when he started dating the 34-year-old blonde beauty because ''he didn't seem completely happy'' after ending his two-year relationship with Italian presenter Elisabetta Canalis in 2011.

And after his split from Stacy, the actor, who previously swore off marriage following his divorce from Talia Balsam in 1993, ''was calmer and seemed more open.''

The insider added: ''He was in a place to meet the woman he would be with for the rest of his life.

''He has matured and evolved, and he has found someone who can keep up with him.

''He respects that she is not remotely involved in his world. She seems to have no interest in a Hollywood life in the spotlight.''

Stacy has also moved on and is expecting her first child with her new husband, Jared Pobre, later this year.

Meanwhile, George, 52, was an instant hit with Amal's family and they weren't surprised by their whirlwind engagement.

A friend said: ''(They) weren't surprised that this is such a lightning relationship. They found George very easy to get a long with, cool. They felt at ease with him immediately.''

The couple are in ''no rush'' to tie the knot and neither of them ''has ever talked about wanting kids,'' but a family member said they are toying with the idea of a September wedding.


Contactmusic

Tags: George Clooney - Stacy Keibler - Amal Alamuddin - Talia Balsam

Advertisement

More George Clooney

Amal Clooney Named Most Powerful Female In London, Finishes 4th Overall

Amal Clooney's transformation from a successful human rights lawyer to a high-profile figure is practically complete as she has just been named the most powerful...

George Clooney Hits Comic-Con Touting Impressive 'Tomorrowland'

George Clooney injected New York Comic-Con with a little A-list power this week, surprising fans at the panel for Disney's Tomorrowland. Clooney drew thousands at...

Amal Alamuddin And George Clooney Kept The Wedding Tab Low

Let’s talk about George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin. Yes, again. The pair are now happily married and not generating too much news, but the latest...

Newlyweds George Clooney And Amal Alamuddin Are Living The Dream In Italy

George Clooney and the London-based lawyer/writer/editor/activist/all-round Renaissance woman Amal Alamuddin are yet to be legally married, but they’ve probably had enough wedding parties, ceremonies and...

Advertisement

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin Have Tied The Knot!

After months of the media reporting every move to do with their wedding, George Clooney and his fiancée Amal Alamuddin have married in Venice, Italy.The...

George Clooney is Deserved Recipient of Golden Globes' Lifetime Achievement

George Clooney, the Oscar-winning actor and producer, is to be honoured with a lifetime achievement award at next year's Golden Globes. Clooney will pick up...

George Clooney Set To Receive The Cecil B. DeMille Award at The 2015 Golden Globe Awards

At the moment George Clooney’s personal and professional life couldn’t be going any better! As well as preparing to marry Amal Alamuddin in Venice, Italy,...

George Clooney to Star in Special Episode of 'Downton Abbey'

George Clooney, the Oscar-winning American actor, has signed on to star in a special episode of ITV's 'Downton Abbey'. Clooney will play a visiting guest...

Advertisement

Comments

George Clooney Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on George Clooney

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All