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Okay so he's not perfect! George Clooney usually has a Midas touch, but during a recent interview he admitted that there's one thing he isn't good at: singing! On Popcorn With Peter Travers, the Hollywood star explained how he discovered that he couldn't carry a tune despite the fact that Rosemary Clooney was his aunt. "Here's the thing, when I did O Brother, Where Art Thou? I went into a recording studio and T-Bone Burnett and Joel and Ethan [Coen] assumed that because I was Rosemary's nephew that I would be a great singer, and I kind of assumed that too," he said. "Then we got into the recording studio and I sang "Man of Constant Sorrow" with all the »
The walls of his rustic chic home, tucked away on a quiet wooded street in Studio City, are graced with framed black-and-white photographs of gorgeous leading men from a bygone era: Cary Grant, Clark Gable, Gregory Peck and Paul Newman, among them. In his living room, next to all the regal portraits, there is a snapshot of him and then-Sen. Barack Obama side by side at a 2006 Washington, D.C., press conference concerning the genocide in Darfur. The walls of George Clooney’s abode — once owned by Gable himself — speak volumes about the man who is at once a charismatic star craving legendary fame and someone who thinks beyond the borders of insular Hollywood.
Meet Citizen Clooney.
The 52-year-old actor-director-producer is among a small group of celebrities, including power couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, as well as Oprah, and Bono, who can shine a global camera on significant »
- Ramin Setoodeh
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