Tina Fey - Tina Fey Doesn't Fall For George Clooney's Matt Damon Prank

Golden Globes co-host Tina Fey has managed to outsmart George Clooney after seeing through a note he sent as Matt Damon, criticising an awards show joke she made at the The Bourne Identity star's expense.

The 30 Rock comedienne and her fellow Globes presenter Amy Poehler poked fun at a host of famous faces at the Los Angeles prizegiving last month (Jan14), calling out Leonardo DiCaprio for his penchant for dating models, Clooney for his love of younger women, and they branded Damon "a garbage man" compared to the Hollywood heavyweights at the event.

Prankster Clooney decided to use the incident to tease Fey, but he had no idea the actress was waiting for his practical joke.

He explains, "I got stationery made up that says Matt Damon, so it's Matt Damon's stationery. So I sent Tina a note saying, 'Look, I know it sounds hypocritical because I laughed at the George and Leo jokes, because they're kinda known for that, but you called me a garbage man and it just seems like an easy joke and I don't want an apology, but my kid calls me a garbage man now...

"And then Tina sent Matt, who knows nothing about this, she sends him two giant baskets of fruit with letter number one, and letter number two."

Picking up the story, Damon continues, "I'm going, 'What is this?' so I open letter number one and it's this apology from Tina and Amy...

"Letter number two says, 'Dear Matt, if your note is part of some George Clooney prank, as I very strongly suspect it is, you A-List amateurs are gonna have to step it the f**k up... We are not some easily confused starlets you're dealing with here, we're grown a** professional comediennes. Please accept this fruit as a token of our sincerity. Best wishes, Elizabeth Tina Fey, Amy 'Boston' Poehler.'

"I immediately knew what had happened... I have no idea how many letters are out there, (or) for how many people. I'm gonna get apology letters from people..."

Clooney is still plotting his revenge on Fey and Poehler. He states, "I'm doing something that I'm actually ashamed of, that's going to hurt them."


Contactmusic

Tags: Tina Fey - George Clooney - Matt Damon - The Bourne Identity

Advertisement

More Tina Fey

Jason Bateman, Tina Fey And The Cast Of "This Is Where I Leave You" Take The Drama To BookCon

Apparently the first ever BookCon, held in NYC over the weekend isn’t just limited to what its name would suggest. Case in point: Tina Fey,...

Tina Fey and Jason Bateman Fight It Out In Trailer For ‘This Is Where I Leave You’

Jason Bateman and Tina Fey as squabbling siblings? Already This Is Where I Leave You has us intrigued. But then add Jane Fonda, ‘Girls’ star...

This Is Where I Leave You Trailer

Judd Foxman thought he had the perfect life with an enjoyable job, a pleasant apartment and a beautiful wife. However, he soon loses it all...

'Mean Girls' 10 Years On: Memes, Memories, And The Cult Of Mean

It's ten years since hit high school comedy Mean Girls was released. Yes, yes: we know it makes you feel old and all that jazz...

Advertisement

Functioning Just Fine! In Praise Of 'Mean Girls' Actor Daniel Franzese's Open Letter

So, it turns out that Mean Girls actor Daniel Franzese isn’t “too gay to function”, and FYI, he hates that saying too. The actor has...

Tina Fey And Amy Poehler Will Go Back To 'The Nest' In New Comedy

Some great news to get you through the hump today: Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are teaming up again in the big screen comedy The...

Muppets Most Wanted Movie Review

Where the 2011 reboot felt effortless in the way it recaptured that warmly anarchic Muppets humour, this sequel feels like it's working every step of...

"Muppets: Most Wanted" Isn't Just For Kids, Apparently

For a kids’ movie, The Muppets: Most Wanted has more than its fair share of decidedly adult jokes. Of course, it’s no surprise that a...

Advertisement

Comments

Tina Fey Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Tina Fey

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All