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George Clooney is an American actor, screenwriter and movie producer. He came to public attention as Dr  in the TVshow ER, and has since appeared in many films, including Batman & Robin, Ocean’s Eleven, The Decendants, and Gravity. He has received three Golden Globe awards and two Oscars. He is also known for his humanitarian work, especially highlighting the conflict in Darfur.

27 Sep, 2014

Clooney, Alamuddin marry

Marriage

The couple marry at the Aman Canal Grande Hotel in Venice, Italy, surrounded by their families and many A-list guests, including Matt Damon, Bono and Cindy Crawford. The ceremony is conducted by Walter Veltroni, the former mayor of Rome and Clooney’s close friend. Press and paparazzi followed the wedding party and guests, as they sailed around the canals on boats. Today’s ceremony is symbolic, with a civil ceremony is expected to take place on Monday (spet 29). A 50-foot stretch of the Grand Canal waterway in front of the 16th-century Cavalli Palace will be closed for two hours that day.

Olha mais do casamento do Bofe #clooney!

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Every wedding guests receives a page containing the wedding event itinerary, as well as a few specific rules to follow. To protect the couple’s privacy, and ensure that no wedding photos leak to the press,  every guest receives a “burner phone” with a special code to use during the wedding weekend, and are asked to leave their personal phones in their hotel rooms during the ceremony and reception. The couple writes:

We have to work very hard to keep our pictures OUR pictures. If you see someone taking a photo with a phone … you can help by notifying security.

11 Sep, 2014

Joins Downton Abbey charity film

Casting

A representative for the show’s UK network, ITV, says the actor will appear in a Downton Abbey-related film made for ITV’s charity program, Text Santa. The annual fundraiser raises money to support six UK charities, including Alzheimer’s Society and Teenage Cancer Trust. Clooney will not appear in any Downton Abbey episodes.

9 Jul, 2014

Daily Mail op-ed: No conflict with mother-in-law

Writes Article

After The Daily Mail reports George Clooney’s future mother-in-law does want Clooney to marry her daughter, Amal, because of religious differences, and the actor responds in an op-ed:

First of all, factually none of the story is true. Amal’s mother is not Druze. She has not been to Beirut since Amal and I have been dating, and she is in no way against the marriage, but none of that is the issue…The irresponsibility, in this day and age, to exploit religious differences where none exist, is at the very least negligent and more appropriately dangerous.

After the op-ed was published, The Daily Mail removed the article from its website, The Mail Online, and issued a statement:

The MailOnline story was not a fabrication but supplied in good faith by a reputable and trusted freelance journalist. She based her story on conversations with a long standing contact who has strong connections with senior members of the Lebanese community in the UK and the Druze in Beirut. We only became aware of Mr. Clooney’s concerns this morning and have launched a full investigation. However, we accept Mr. Clooney’s assurance that the story is inaccurate and we apologize to him, Miss Amal Alamuddin and her mother, Baria, for any distress caused.

22 Apr, 2014

Clooney, Alamuddin engaged

Engagement

Amal Alamuddin RingPeople magazine reports Clooney’s engagement to Alamuddin, an Oxford graduate and British lawyer who shares the same passion as Clooney for campaigning for international human rights. After visiting her parents in Dubai in March, Clooney gets down on one knee to propose. Clooney presents Alamuddin with a 7-carat emerald cut diamond, ethically mined. The ring also features two platinum tapered baguettes. The couple wanted to keep the engagement quiet for a little while. Source:

George and Amal are trying to keep things very low-key but they also aren’t really trying to hide this, it doesn’t seem. I think it’s like they want the people they love to know that this is real, that they plan on being together forever

8 Jul, 2013

Keibler, Clooney split

Breakup

Clooney and Keibler split after two years of dating. Source:

Stacy called it quits. She wants to have children and a family someday. She knows where George stands on that. They talked and they quietly stopped being a couple several weeks ago. They talk every day. They were friends before they started dating and they’ll be friends after. It was a friendly breakup.

5 Aug, 2011

Clooney, Keibler dating

Romance

Clooney are Keibler start dating after meeting at an Oscars Party.

It’s so funny. George Clooney came up to me, and he was like, ‘You’re so great. You should win.’ And I said, ‘You watch Dancing with the Stars?’

12 Oct, 1992

Clooney, Balsam Divorce

Divorce

The couple divorce after nearly three years of marriage. Clooney claims the reason for this divorce was his youth.

I probably, definitely, wasn’t someone who should have been married at that point, I just don’t feel like I gave Talia a fair shot.

George’s father, Nick:

Talia is a lovely girl. But they probably shouldn’t have got married while George’s career was on the verge of such a white-hot period. In truth, neither of them is to blame. There was just too much going on in their lives to give marriage the effort it needs. They both wound up getting hurt, which is really too bad.

15 Dec, 1989

Clooney, Balsam marry

Marriage

The couple marry in Vegas. The couple have only been dating for a few months and the wedding is a small affair, with only close family present. An Elvis impersonator officiates at their wedding.

6 May, 1961

George Clooney born in Lexington, Kentucky

Birth

George Clooney is born in Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America to beauty queen/councilwoman Nina Bruce and newsman Nick Clooney. Clooney has an older sister, Adelia. Clooney is raised a strict roman catholic. In middle school he suffers from Bell’s Palsy. He plays baseball and basketball throughout his schooling at Augusta High School where he reportedly receives all A and B grades.

My dad taught me the value of listening and learning [but] the most important lesson [is] never to put people down…[Bell’s Palsy is a] tricky thing. So, you develop a better personality and learn how to make jokes about it.

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