Log into your Newser account
Joined Newser on:
Find what you're looking for
More about Newser:
Want to contribute?
Suggest a Story
Get our apps:
Install our app:
Stories 1 - 20 |
George Clooney Has
a Big Ask of the Media
Nov 6, 2021 9:15 AM CDT
George Clooney Has a Big Ask of the Media
Star doesn't want pics of his kids' faces being published, especially by the UK's 'Daily Mail'
- George Clooney understands that, as one of the most famous actors in the world, he's going to occasionally be photographed while out in public. As for his two young kids, however, they should be off-limits, a plea he made Thursday in an open letter to the media. The BBC...
Clooney Had a Pithy Answer
to Question About Politics
Oct 10, 2021 5:30 PM CDT
Clooney Had a Pithy Answer to Question About Politics
Actor would rather have a 'nice life' than run for office
- George Clooney on Sunday ruled out having a second career in politics, saying he would rather have a “nice life” and is looking to reduce his workload. Nevertheless, the 60-year-old actor and director waded into politics during an interview with the BBC’s Andrew Marr. Clooney, a long-time supporter...
Clooney Lost 25-Plus Pounds
for Film, Ended Up in Hospital
Dec 12, 2020 8:15 AM CST
Clooney Lost 25-Plus Pounds for Film, Ended Up in Hospital
Actor, 59, who dropped weight for role in 'The Midnight Sky,' ended up with pancreatitis
- George Clooney takes his acting and directing seriously, but he may have taken the former too seriously while preparing for his latest role in
The Midnight Sky
, coming out on Netflix Dec. 23. To play a cancer-riddled scientist left on Earth after an apocalyptic nuclear event, Clooney dropped nearly 30...
These 4 Figures Now Have
Something Big in Common
Dec 2, 2020 10:20 AM CST
These 4 Figures Now Have Something Big in Common
Dr. Fauci, George Clooney, Regina King, Selena Gomez are 'People' mag's 'People of the Year'
magazine has named George Clooney, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Selena Gomez, and Regina King as its 2020 "People of the Year." The magazine revealed its list Wednesday morning as part of a year-end double issue with four covers. The four will be celebrated for their positive impact in...
Clooney: Here's Why I Gave
14 Friends $1M Each
in case you missed it
Nov 21, 2020 9:47 AM CST
Clooney: Here's Why I Gave 14 Friends $1M Each
'I just thought basically if I get hit by a bus, they're all in the will'
- George Clooney is now a happily married man. But in 2013, when he thought he might remain a bachelor forever, his friends were his family—and he was very good to them. In an interview with
, which has named him its "Icon of the Year," the 59-year-old...
Saw Her at 19:
'Oh My God,
Who Is That?'
Aug 8, 2020 12:30 PM CDT
Ghislaine Maxwell Saw Her at 19: 'Oh My God, Who Is That?'
So says an old pal in the upcoming Lifetime docuseries, 'Surviving Jeffrey Epstein'
- The latest Ghislaine Maxwell tidbits are par for the course—allegations of sex and debauchery—but it's still hard to look away. In a docuseries about her time with Jeffrey Epstein, she apparently oohed and ahhed over the sight of 19-year-old Paris Hilton at a party in the early...
Clooney Reacts to
Child Labor Exposé
Feb 26, 2020 5:28 PM CST
Clooney Reacts to Nespresso-Linked Child Labor Exposé
'Clearly this board and this company still have work to do. And that work will be done'
- George Clooney has been Nespresso's brand ambassador since 2006, but after an investigation claimed to find six of the company's Guatemalan coffee suppliers use child labor, the actor is expressing regret. Per Deadline
and CNN , he says he joined Nespresso's sustainability advisory board seven years ago (along...
Fake George Clooney
Tracked Down in Thailand
Jun 17, 2019 6:18 PM CDT
Fake George Clooney Tracked Down in Thailand
- After six years on the run, an Italian man accused of impersonating actor George Clooney to sell a line of clothing has been arrested. After a surveillance operation that included the use of a drone, police surrounded a luxury villa in Pattaya, Thailand, where Francesco Galdelli, 58, and his wife,...
Clooney Calls for Boycott
of 2 Luxury Hotels in US
Mar 29, 2019 5:31 PM CDT
Clooney Calls for Boycott of 2 Luxury Hotels in US
They're owned by Brunei, which is imposing draconian penalties for adultery, gay sex
- The news was jarring: The small nation of Brunei plans to start stoning to death people who have gay sex or commit adultery. Now, George Clooney hopes to inflict some economic pain in the hope of getting sultan Hassanal Bolkiah to rescind the Sharia law punishments, reports the BBC . In...
Feb 15, 2019 8:09 AM CST
Hollywood A-Listers Revolt Against Oscars
Hundreds of big-name actors, directors, cinematographers slam Academy decision
- The backlash against the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues, and increasingly bigger names are joining the fray. After announcing that four awards would be bestowed during commercial breaks at the Feb. 24 Oscars, there was immediate pushback from those who said it was insulting to recipients in...
Hit by Car in Italy
Jul 10, 2018 10:05 AM CDT
George Clooney Hit by Car in Italy
Actor is 'fine,' escaped with only minor injuries, after collision on his motorbike
- George Clooney is "fine" but recovering after he was hit by a car in Sardinia on Tuesday. Clooney had departed his Costa Corallina hotel on what's variously described as a motorbike or scooter when he was hit by a car around 8:15am local time. Per CNN , Clooney—...
Fell In Love
Apr 11, 2018 6:00 PM CDT
How Amal and George Fell In Love
Clooneys both talk to 'Vogue' for profile of Amal
- Amal Clooney opens up about the early days of her relationship with her husband, George, in a new
cover story. She met the actor when she accompanied a friend to Clooney's house on Lake Como, Italy; he recalls that he not only found the acclaimed human rights attorney...
Clooneys Make Big Move
to Fight School Shootings
Feb 20, 2018 12:44 PM CST
Clooneys Make Big Move to Fight School Shootings
'Our children's lives depend on it'
- George and Amal Clooney are making a big move in the wake of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting: The celebrity couple is donating $500,000 to March For Our Lives , the Washington, DC, protest demanding gun control planned for next month by survivors of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas...
George Clooney's Latest Has
Dismal Opening Weekend
Oct 29, 2017 12:00 PM CDT
George Clooney's Latest Has Dismal Opening Weekend
Suburbicon only made $2.8M
- George Clooney's
notched one of the most dismal wide-release debuts in recent years on a sluggish pre-Halloween weekend where the horror sequel
topped all releases despite an underperforming debut, AP reports. According to studio estimates Sunday, the eighth
film landed at No. 1 with $16.3...
Is 'Tone-Deaf' Failure
Oct 27, 2017 8:53 AM CDT
Is 'Tone-Deaf' Failure
Critics call it 'shameful,' 'strikingly bad'
- You'd think only good fun could come from George Clooney directing Matt Damon in
. Apparently not so. The satire touching on murder, fraud, and also racism in 1950s suburbia has just a 29% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes . Here's what they're saying.
Matt Damon on
Weinstein: I Only
Knew 'He Was
Oct 23, 2017 1:57 PM CDT
Matt Damon on Weinstein: I Only Knew 'He Was an A------'
George Clooney also speaks, plus more on the fallen producer
- Matt Damon and George Clooney continue to declare they were in the dark when it came to Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misdeeds. On
Good Morning America
Monday to promote Clooney's new film,
, in which Damon stars, Damon said, "When people say like, 'Everybody knew,'...
Late-Night Hosts Weigh In
on Weinstein Scandal
Oct 10, 2017 3:30 AM CDT
Late-Night Hosts Weigh In on Weinstein Scandal
'NYT' denies 'gutting' Weinstein story in 2004
- Harvey Weinstein may have no future in Hollywood—but his sexual misconduct scandal is causing a lot of people to delve into the past. Amid questions over whether the producer's predatory behavior could have been halted a lot sooner,
New York Times
Executive Editor Dean Baquet has denied Sharon...
Sep 10, 2017 1:29 PM CDT
George Clooney Unleashes Rant Against Steve Bannon
Actor mocks him as a failed screenwriter
- George Clooney is taking some high-profile shots against Steve Bannon. While at the Toronto International Film Festival to promote his movie
, Clooney let loose, reports Entertainment Weekly . In particular, he mocked the newly departed White House adviser for his unsuccessful attempt to succeed in Hollywood years ago. “Steve...
Clooneys Give $1M to
Fight Domestic Extremists
Aug 22, 2017 3:40 PM CDT
Clooneys Give $1M to Fight Domestic Extremists
Southern Poverty Law Center gets grant from Clooney Foundation for Justice
- George and Amal Clooney's Clooney Foundation for Justice has given a $1 million grant to the Southern Poverty Law Center to combat hate groups in the US, the
Los Angeles Times
reports. "What happened in Charlottesville, and what is happening in communities across our country, demands our collective...
Why Clooney Is Furious
With a French Magazine
Jul 29, 2017 6:06 AM CDT
Why Clooney Is Furious With a French Magazine
The star threatens to have Voici prosecuted
- George Clooney says photographers who captured images of him and his wife, Amal Clooney, cradling their newborn twins will be "prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law," the AP reports. The pictures published by French magazine
were taken at the couple's villa near Lake Como...
Stories 1 - 20 |
Popular on Newser
A.I. Has Changed Poker, and Maybe Killed Its 'Soul'
A Game for the Ages Sparks Call for Rule Change
Palin Tests Positive for COVID, NYT Trial Delayed
Female Tourist Detained After Giving Nazi Salute at Auschwitz
When Creditor Comes Calling, Cruise Ship Flees to Bahamas
On This Day:
10 Years of Headlines
We see that you're using an ad-blocker.
To read our stories, you'll need to
turn off your ad-blocker.
As an advertising-supported site,
Newser can't exist without ads.
Turn off your ad-blocker
(for Newser only)
One last step.
You have to do this part yourself.
But you're a smartie, and we'll help you out.
1. Click on your ad-blocker icon in your browser.
(It might look like this
2. Every ad-blocker is a bit different, but look for
an option like disable, whitelist, or trust and click it.
Thanks so much.