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George Clooney confused he is not the star attraction of charity event

Hollywood superstar George Clooney has released a comical video in which he downplays his own status and suggests it is his wife that has the true star quality.

Clooney’s video, released in 2019, was promoting his charity which was running a competition offering a chance to dine with him and his wife, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney.

George Clooney confused he is not the star attraction of charity event

It sees Clooney talk up the prize. He opens the video by saying: “Hi, I’m George Clooney and I’m here to invite to come to Italy with my wife and me.”

The Ocean’s Eleven actor is then interrupted by his director and asked to stick to the script which highlights Amal as the star attraction.

Clooney then questions if that is really how he wants to do it.

The script continues with Amal being championed and George portrayed as little more than an afterthought.

Of course Amal Clooney is a hugely successful and respected professional in her own right, but it is her husband George that is the better known personality.

Clooney was happy to laugh at himself throughout the video, all for the cause of raising money for the charity that he and his wife founded, Clooney Foundation for Justice.

The charity campaigns for justice for children and communities around the world. Take a look at the comical promotion video below.

Clooney is well loved in Ireland and has spoken in the past about his pride at his Irish heritage.

He delved into his family history and discovered that his Irish ancestors were once persecuted and forced to flee to America.

Clooney also visited several of his relatives in Ireland, and joked that he struggled to understand their accents.


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