George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin are planning to marry on September 12, it has been reported.
The couple, who have enjoyed a whirlwind romance and engagement, could tie the knot in just four months' time, but the British lawyer is reportedly reluctant to wed in Lake Como, Italy, where George owns a home.
"September 12 is the date they are aiming for. Everyone thinks they will marry in Lake Como, where George owns a beautiful home, but Amal feels that is too public. They are looking to host a small wedding in an Italian village where they can control the photographers. But they haven't decided yet. They will then have big parties for her relatives in Lebanon and London," a source said.
George Clooney took Amal Alamuddin on a surprise tour of the Downton Abbey set.
The 53-year-old actor, who became engaged to the British human rights lawyer last month, arrived at his fianceee's London home unannounced earlier this week and whisked her away on a trip to nearby Surrey, in southeast England, where he took her to visit the set of one of her favorite TV shows.
"George took Amal completely by surprise. He turned up at nearly midnight after jetting into Heathrow. George literally told Amal to grab some clothes before they jumped in a cab down to Surrey. She though it was so romantic, she loves how unpredictable he is. The set visit to Downton Abbey was the icing on the cake of a crazy few hours," a source said.
The couple are said to have indulged in a romantic stroll around the grounds of Highclere Castle, where the ITV period drama is set.
George Clooney has asked Matt Damon to be his best man.
The 53-year-old star proposed to his girlfriend Amal Alamuddin last month and although rumors had suggested he was planning to ask Brad Pitt to be his best man, it's now been revealed that he's chosen his The Monuments Men co-star instead.
"A lot of people thought Brad was a certainty to be George's best man as they have been such good friends for years. But he is probably even closer to Matt. Besides many years ago, during one drunken night together, George made a promise to Matt that he would make him his best man if he ever got married - so Matt called to claim his prize," a source said.
However, as 50-year-old Brad worked with Matt, 43, and George on Ocean's Eleven and its sequels, its thought that the hunk will be there to support both of his pals. "Brad took the news with good grace - but he did say he'd heckle Matt during his speech," the source added.
George Clooney is buying a house in London.
The Monuments Men actor - who got engaged to British human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin last month - is planning to splash out on a new property in the UK city because his bride-to-be doesn't want to have to relocate her career.
"Amal wants to continue her work, and George is very supportive and proud of her career. He will soon be going to London so they can look for a new home there together," a source told The New York Posts's Page Six column.
It was recently claimed that the couple are planning a low-key wedding at George's Italian estate. "The important people will be there, but this is private, not for public consumption, so it will be friends and family only. It was a long time coming, but when George commits to something he really sees it through. Amal is the one," a source said recently.
George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin are engaged.
The couple, who have been dating since late-last year, recently sparked rumors they're heading for the aisle and now an insider has confirmed their happy news. "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," a source told People.
The 36-year-old lawyer first fueled rumors George, 52, had proposed when she was spotted showing off a diamond sparkler on her ring finger as they indulged in sushi at Nobu in Malibu on Thursday.
It is believed the loved-up duo, who are yet to confirm they are even dating, were joined by Cindy Crawford, 48, and actor Edward Norton, 44.
George Clooney has taken his new girlfriend on safari.
The Monuments Men hunk treated his latest squeeze, British lawyer Amal Alamuddin, to an all-expenses paid trip to Tanzania to observe the local wildlife. The new photos obtained by People magazine show the lovebirds kitted out in full safari outfits - complete with wide-brimmed hats, khaki jackets and loose cotton shirts - as they take in the sights, cameras at the ready. One image shows Amal snuggling up to George as he protectively places an arm around her shoulders, while another depicts the happy couple smiling as they pose with a group of locals.
George Clooney took Amal Alamuddin as his date to meet President Barack Obama.
The Monuments of Men star, who brushed off rumours he was romancing the British human rights lawyer in October, brought the brunette beauty, who represents WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, and his parents, Nick and Nina Clooney, to a private screening of the film at the White House in Washington D.C. last week. An insider told the MailOnline website that Amal was George's guest and they were the talk of the event, as they seen cozying up to each other when they arrived. The duo also enjoyed drinks with the 52-year-old actor's co-stars Bill Murray, Matt Damon and his wife Luciana at the Round Robin and Scotch Bar at the Willard Hotel in the city afterwards.
George Clooney isn't feuding with Leonardo DiCaprio.
The Monuments Men actor, who made headlines last year when he subtly dissed the Wolf of Wall Street star during an interview, insists he has no issues with the 39-year-old actor. "Somebody made it like there was a big fight. I've known Leo a long time and somebody just made that a fight," the 52-year-old star told ABC News' Popcorn with Peter Travers.
The former E.R. star's publicist was forced to defend him after George suggested Leonardo surrounded himself with the wrong type of people when recalling a basketball game they once played together in Cabo San Lucas. "The discrepancy between their game and how they talked about their game made me think of how important it is to have someone in your life to tell you what's what. I'm not sure if Leo has someone like that," he said.
Sylvester Stallone avoids social media because it gets him into "trouble."
The legendary actor found himself in hot water last year for criticizing fellow Hollywood star Bruce Willis on Twitter - after Bruce dropped out of his movie The Expendables 3 over a pay dispute - and he now chooses to be very "careful" about using social networking websites.
"Every time I use social media I get really in trouble! I think George Clooney said it best when he said you've got to be an idiot to be celebrity and use Twitter. You wake up in the morning when you're sober and your career is over! You've got to be really, really careful. You think you're a genius up there in the middle of the night and you wake up an idiot," he explained.
The 67-year-old star admits he isn't technologically savvy and doesn't quite understand the purpose of photo sharing mobile app, Instagram. "Everyone keeps wanting me to get on Instagram. Is that for younger people, Instagram? For, like, pervs? 'Here we are at the hospital getting our back checked' or 'I'm on dialysis... here we are!' I'm really basic with the iPhone. I think I've figured out how the camera works and that's about it. I keep it very simple," he quipped.
George Clooney finds gay rumors about himself amusing.
The Monuments Men actor - who split from Stacy Keibler in July - has learned to laugh off rumors propagated by the internet about his sexuality because he doesn't want to offend the gay community by making a public denial.
Recalling the most exaggerated rumor he's ever read, he told the new UK issue of Esquire magazine, "[A headline read] 'George Clooney's gay-gay-gay.' And I said, 'I'm gay-gay. The third one's pushing it.' Well now, [according to the internet] I'm gay. You're not going [to deny it] because that's flat out insulting to the gay community."
The 52-year-old star also joked about one memorable TV appearance when he was asked whether he had ever had plastic surgery and he replied he had once ironed his testicles. "So now, long after I'm dead it'll be, 'George Clooney had his balls ironed.'" he moaned.
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