Celebritology 2.0: George Clooney

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell wed; George Clooney is distantly related to Abraham Lincoln

Also: Luke Skywalker discusses the new “Star Wars” deal.

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Categories:  Relationships | Tags:  Morning Mix; Evan Rachel Wood, Jamie Bell; George Clooney

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 09/12/2012

George Clooney rep denies Stacy Keibler split; more Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds wedding details

Also: Oscar buzz and Emmy presenters.

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Categories:  Relationships | Tags:  Morning Mix, George Clooney, Stacy Kiebler, Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds

Posted at 01:47 AM ET, 04/29/2012

White House Correspondents’ Dinner: George Clooney offered Noah Wyle bail money?

He was half-joking. But it’s nice to know Dr. Ross would help out fellow protester John Carter in a jam.

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Categories:  White House Correspondents' Association Dinner | Tags:  White House Correspondents Dinner, George Clooney

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 03/14/2012

George Clooney talks trip to Sudan on ‘Today’ (Video)

The actor will testify before Congress today.

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Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 09/20/2011

George Clooney gets married ... in Norwegian TV commercial

Haven’t we all dreamed of waking up bleary-eyed, only to discover that we are married to the Oscar winner?

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Categories:  Celebrities, Viral Video | Tags:  George Clooney

Posted at 12:10 AM ET, 10/13/2010

George Clooney brings celebrity and focus on the Sudan to Council on Foreign Relations

When George Clooney shows up at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, D.C., a few predictable things happen. For starters -- and most importantly, certainly -- he speaks at length about preventing more potentially deadly civil unrest in the Sudan, a time-sensitive concern given a January referendum that could split the north and south regions of the African nation. He also charms his way through a crowd of eager hand-shakers while making his way to the front of the briefing room. And, not surprisingly for wonky Washington, his presence attracts a mix of policy makers, scholars, journalists and outright gawkers who each have different reasons for parking themselves in uncomfortable chairs to listen to an hour-long conversation about the nitty-gritty nuances of international diplomacy efforts. Some make a point of noting how seriously they take the matters being discussed ("I actually write about this issue and the substance...

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Categories:  Political Statement, Political Statement | Tags:  George Clooney

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 10/12/2010

George Clooney, making the rounds in D.C. to raise awareness about Sudan conflict

If anyone in Washington, D.C. is feeling a disruption in the celebrity force, they could be sensing the presence of George Clooney. The Oscar winner is in town today to continue his attempts to raise concerns about a possible political division in the Sudan that he and others believe may lead to more civil war in the troubled nation. In advance of a closely watched January vote on a referendum that could divide north and south Sudan, he is reportedly meeting with Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) as well as President Obama; he'll also make a presentation this evening at the Council on Foreign Relations, where Celebritology will be on the scene. Clooney appeared on this morning's "Today" show to bring more attention to the issue. Whenever this guy speaks out on a subject, people listen. And clearly he knows that, which is why he often uses his fame to...

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Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  George Clooney