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  • Trump has a new enemy! George Clooney just poked the bear

    09/15/2015 4:25:07 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 33 replies
    Biz PAC ^ | 9/14/2015 | Michael Dorstewitz
    Far-left actor and political expert wannabe George Clooney blasted Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump for his remarks about illegal immigrants — especially those from Mexico. Speaking at a news conference Saturday at the Toronto Film Festival, Clooney referred to Trump’s comments as “idiotic” and said that history will not smile on the billionaire real estate developer, according to the Daily Mail. “Clearly, what he said is idiotic,” Clooney told reporters. “Of course it’s idiotic.” Clooney was noting Trump’s comments, when he announced his candidacy, referring to Mexican illegal immigrants as “rapists” and other countries saddling the U.S. with their problems....
  • Caption Obama & Clooney

    04/24/2012 9:45:59 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 39 replies
  • Bono and George Clooney

    08/31/2009 1:50:16 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 15 replies · 1,149+ views
    August 31 2009 | Niuhuru
    I am writing a paper called "Hollywood Interference" and I would appreciate it if my fellow FReepers could give me quotes and links to their quasi-political activities. I am writing a paper on how actors and actresses have interfered and damaged the US by their interference in affairs of state.
  • George Clooney Hires A Psychic To Talk To His Departed Potbellied Pig

    06/19/2009 11:34:24 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 78 replies · 1,997+ views
    All Headline News ^ | June 19, 2009 | Shannon McGregor
    Los Angeles, CA (BANG) - George Clooney has hired to psychic to help him contact his dead pig. The "Leatherheads" star is still mourning the loss of his beloved potbellied pet Max, who died in 2006, and asked a medium to get in touch with the swine. George reportedly told a friend: "The psychic told me Max had a great life with me. He is very happy in spirit and still hangs out with me sometimes." "I am not sure she was telling the truth but I do want to believe her." The handsome actor was left devastated after 300lb...
  • The Scariest Picture EVER! (Write your own caption)

    08/27/2008 12:08:35 PM PDT · by keane · 15 replies · 290+ views
    I know Obama's creepy apprenticeship under George Clooney is nothing new, but how is this image for unsettling? (source:,features,obama-the-hollywood-candidate) Ingrid Bergman put the actor's mentality perfectly: "It's not whether you really cry. It's whether the audience thinks you are crying." Substitute "cry" for "know what's going on," and you've got the foundation for Hollywood's involvement in politics. I doubt any FReepers care about celebrity political endorsements, but does anyone personally know an individual who was profoundly affected by a celebrity endorsement? I'm just trying to determine the number of Americans who are completely incapable of thinking independently. There is a...
  • [George] Clooney boycott threat to Oscars [Hollywood pomposity barf alert]

    01/05/2008 5:51:55 PM PST · by seanmerc · 30 replies · 119+ views
    Times Online ^ | 6 Jan 08 | John Harlow
    Clooney boycott threat to OscarsJohn Harlow THE Hollywood star George Clooney is being credited with inspiring an actors’ boycott against film award ceremonies that threatens to reduce next weekend’s Golden Globe Awards to a shambles and is jeopardising the most important event in the Hollywood calendar, next month’s Oscars. This weekend the Screen Actors Guild announced that the 70 actors shortlisted for awards at the Globes will not be attending the ceremony in sympathy with scriptwriters who have been on strike for two months. Officially, television network NBC, which splits millions of advertising dollars with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association,...
  • George Clooney Running For President? Brad Pitt is urging him to do so...

    10/04/2007 8:25:30 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 91 replies · 1,533+ views ^ | Harjeet Mander
    Brad Pitt has spoken about his choice for next President of the United States – His good pal George Clooney! Speaking to Parade magazine, the Ocean’s Eleven actor encouraged his fellow co-star to run for political office, and if George fails then Ben Affleck should try out for President instead. He says: "I never thought about it. I have no desire at this point. Maybe I serve better by not going through that door. "George should do it! He'd be quite good. I think Ben Affleck should run." We think Ben Affleck would be better suited. He needs a career...
  • "Self Congratulatory" Clooney Slammed

    06/27/2006 5:39:51 AM PDT · by paudio · 38 replies · 1,893+ views ^ | 27 June 2006
    Hollywood agent-turned-documentary maker Pat Dollard has attacked George Clooney's outspoken anti-war stance. Dollard - the former agent of regular Clooney colleague Steven Soderbergh - is currently making a pro-war documentary about Marines fighting in Iraq. He was furious when Clooney urged more Democrats to speak out against the war and 'congratulated' himself for doing so. He tells, "I read something on the Internet in which someone was patting himself on the back for having the courage to oppose the war. They actually equate bravery with speaking out against the president because (losing fans) might cost them one less servant...
  • Huffington Apologizes for Clooney Blog

    03/21/2006 5:55:13 PM PST · by SmithL · 6 replies · 296+ views
    AP ^ | 3/21/6 | SOLVEJ SCHOU
    LOS ANGELES -- Commentator Ariana Huffington apologized to readers for a blog posted on her Web site on March 13 that was attributed to actor George Clooney but was actually a compilation of his views. Huffington acknowledged on her Web site Saturday that she was "blinded" to the issue of assembling a blog in which the source of the material wasn't clear, as was the case with Clooney. "I now realize that I made a big mistake in posting a blog without clearly identifying that the material in it didn't originate as a blog post, but was pieced together from...
  • Clooney: I'm a proud traitor

    02/27/2006 8:07:55 AM PST · by Millee · 44 replies · 833+ views
    AFP ^ | 2/25/06 | Staff
    Actor and director George Clooney says he is proud to be denounced as unpatriotic for questioning US policy because he wanted to be on "the right side of history". Interviewed on BBC television about his latest films Syriana and Good Night, and Good Luck, Clooney said that not only did he accept the right to be attacked for his views but he even relished them. Clooney, who has weathered attacks since opposing the 2003 Iraq invasion, said at one point that it was "frustrating" to be listed as a "traitor" on a set of playing cards, but he also accepted...
  • Clooney: I ruined Kerry's presidential race

    01/14/2006 5:31:52 PM PST · by wagglebee · 285 replies · 6,355+ views
    Ireland Online ^ | 1/14/06 | Ireland Online
    George Clooney is convinced he ruined John Kerry's chances in the race for US president in 2004 - by snubbing an invitation and hurting his feelings. The Ocean's Twelve actor was one of several screen stars invited to ride on Kerry's election train, but it all went downhill for the Democrat when Clooney stayed away. He recalls: "Kerry asked me to ride on his train - he had a train going cross-country after he was nominated and some actors went on board. I called him and explained that I couldn't do it. I'd hurt him. I'd actually caused him harm...
  • Is George Clooney Running The State Department?

    12/29/2005 9:44:11 AM PST · by RepublicNewbie · 13 replies · 738+ views
    The Post Chronicle ^ | 12/29/05 | Cliff Kincaid
    The liberal media have been screaming about federal departments or agencies sponsoring or buying news here and abroad. But they were strangely silent when Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced on December 13 that the State Department would launch an Edward R. Murrow Journalism Program to influence foreign journalists. It seems that a federal program honoring an icon of the liberal media is considered an acceptable mix of journalism and state. The Rice announcement buys into the myth perpetuated by the George Clooney movie, "Good Night and Good Luck," that Murrow, a CBS journalist who became director of the U.S....

    11/26/2005 5:01:33 AM PST · by Brainhose · 27 replies · 830+ views
    Lake Titicaca | Today | Brainhose
    GEORGE CLOONEY has declared the past 12 months to be the worst year of his life, after dealing with death, depression and health problems. Among his long list of woes, the 44-year-old actor had to deal with painful spinal damage after gaining a huge amount of weight for his role in his latest movie SYRIANA. He says, "When I started the movie I had gone through a series of sort of unhappy times. Some bad things had happened in my life and it's also depressing to put on that much weight that quickly. I did it in 30 days. "So...
  • Judge Dad, not me, in run for Congress

    04/13/2004 6:14:18 PM PDT · by NotchJohnson · 15 replies · 234+ views
    National Enquirer ^ | 4/13/04 | George Clooney
    Your voice: George Clooney It's recently been brought to my attention that my father, Nick Clooney, has been running for Congress from the 4th District of Kentucky. Although he told me, I didn't really believe him until I started reading all the stories about myself in the paper. It seems the best way to campaign against my father is to go after me. The head of the Kentucky 4th District GOP, Marcus Carey, is quoted in the Enquirer as saying that because of me, my father and I will "go down with my ship" - a reference to a film...
  • New Movie Friday! Watch Out For These Starring Anti-American Celebs!!

    07/25/2003 6:01:55 AM PDT · by jonalvy44 · 74 replies · 2,495+ views
    New movie releases this weekend starring some of the anti-American crowd: George Clooney's new movie "Spy Kids 3" is out today, along with: Scorched with Woody Harrelson out July 25th Masked and Anonymous with Jessica Lange out July 25th Buffalo Soldiers in LA and NYC And of course, we all know how Johnny Depp feels about America. he is mortified by our actions. Do you want to see your hard-earned dollars support this actor who chooses to live in France? If not, then skip "Pirates of the Caribbean" These anti-American celebs don't deserve our money!! Jon Join Us!
  • George Clooney... you think the Dixie Chicks are bad?

    04/24/2003 6:16:30 PM PDT · by Childseyes · 81 replies · 452+ views
    From George Looney "It's the head guys who really tick me off. You dumb down at the top, so what does that do to the bottom? Who's going to stand up for us now? I just want someone smart to stand up and shout, 'Bullshit!' They tell us we're going to war and no one's saying 'Bullshit' loud enough. And the language! Listen to the language! 'Evil.' 'Evil'? 'Nexus of evil'? 'Evil-doer'? That's my favourite, 'evil-doer'! What's wrong with their vocabulary: couldn't they come up with 'schmuck'?" "What did Bush do on 9/11? He ran away and hid. Even Reagan...
  • “I'm just a stoopid film star. Stooooopid, goofball film star.” – George Clooney

    02/28/2003 7:27:32 AM PST · by dead · 35 replies · 266+ views
    The Guardian via SMH ^ | March 1 2003 | Sally Vincent
    He takes home a $35 million pay packet. He's adorable. He's political. He can out-soignee Sinatra. So why does George Clooney feel 'stoopid'? Sally Vincent reports. As far as he is concerned, George Clooney has always been famous. Because his dad was famous. And his aunt was the singer Rosemary Clooney. His dad was, still is, a journalist, a television newsman. He grew up in Kentucky, where hillbillies live and the cheeseburger was invented and all the boys are called Billy-Bob or Billy-Joe or Billy-Jim, with only about 15 surnames between the lot of them, and if you fell off...
  • Actor George Clooney frustrated by U.S. war drive

    02/23/2003 7:24:22 AM PST · by nypokerface · 168 replies · 1,465+ views
    Reuters ^ | 02/23/03
    BERLIN, Feb 23 (Reuters) - American actor George Clooney stepped up his criticism of George W. Bush's administration on Sunday, saying he feared a war against Iraq was inevitable but would ultimately only lead to more violence. "America's policies frustrate me," Clooney said in a German television programme. "I think a war against Iraq is as unavoidable as it senseless. I think it's coming. But I also think the real danger is going to be what happens after it." Clooney, who in interviews with European newspapers has accused Bush of war-mongering over Iraq, is on a growing list of Hollywood...
  • Clooney on America and War: 'We can't beat anyone anymore'

    02/23/2003 8:53:53 AM PST · by Republican Red · 44 replies · 374+ views
    BERLIN (Reuters) - American actor George Clooney stepped up his criticism of George W. Bush's administration on Sunday, saying he feared a war against Iraq was inevitable but would ultimately only lead to more violence. "America's policies frustrate me," Clooney said in a German television program. "I think a war against Iraq is as unavoidable as it senseless. I think it's coming. But I also think the real danger is going to be what happens after it." Clooney, who in interviews with European newspapers has accused Bush of war-mongering over Iraq, is on a growing list of Hollywood celebrities to...
  • Charlton Heston Speaks Out On Clooney's Cruel Alzheimer's Joke

    02/04/2003 3:55:46 PM PST · by yankeedame · 187 replies · 3,023+ views
    Charlton Heston Speaks Out On Clooney's Cruel Alzheimer's JokeGallant Alzheimer's victim Charlton Heston is refusing to react in anger to George Clooney's joke about is tragic medical condition. "I don't know the man - never met him, never even spoken to him," the 78-year-old silver screen legend told The ENQUIRER in an exclusive interview. "But I feel sorry for George Clooney - one day he may get Alzheimer's disease. "I served my country in World War II. I survived that - I guess I can survive some bad words from this fellow." Clooney ignited a firestorm of fury while accepting...