Yep, George Clooney Is Engaged
Report: Actor proposed to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 27, 2014 10:25 AM CDT
Updated Apr 28, 2014 1:09 PM CDT
George Clooney arrives for the UK Premiere of "The Monuments Men" at a central London cinema, London, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014.   (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – Cue the locusts, because the end must be nigh: Perennial bachelor George Clooney is engaged, in the tying-the-knot, til-death-do-us-part kind of way. Sources yesterday told People and Page Six that the actor popped the question to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, his 36-year-old squeeze of about six months, and today her law firm and his mom are confirming the news. The story goes that the couple were having dinner Thursday with Cindy Crawford and husband Rande Gerber, when they were approached by Ed Norton. "We're engaged!" they reportedly gushed. Alamuddin was apparently wearing a "huge ring."

A Clooney rep yesterday stayed firmly in neither-confirm-nor-deny mode, saying, "I don't comment on my client's personal life." But today, the London law firm Alamuddin works for confirmed the news in a statement, Reuters reports. "The barristers and staff of Doughty Street Chambers offer their best wishes and congratulations to Ms Amal Alamuddin, a member of Chambers, and Mr George Clooney on their engagement to be married," it reads. Clooney's mom is similarly bad at keeping a secret; she tells the Daily Mail, "You can say I'm extremely happy, Amal's a lovely girl."

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35422
Apr 28, 2014 10:06 PM CDT
I never knew what the media saw in C"looney", he is not a good actor and he certainly is nothing to look at.........
TessTalks
Apr 28, 2014 4:21 PM CDT
Don't do it, George.
carbonated_turtle
Apr 28, 2014 3:59 PM CDT
Call me crazy, and many of you already do, but I have an incredibly reputable source that's seen Clooney walking hand in hand with his boy toy in Lake Como.