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George Clooney wins over fiancee's family

George Clooney wins over fiancee's family

May 7 2014, 5:28am CDT | by

George Clooney has won over his soon-to-be in-laws. The 'Monuments Men' star, who got engaged to lawyer Amal Alamuddin last month, has made a good impression on her father Ramzi, who was skeptical...

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George Clooney wins over fiancee's family

May 7 2014, 5:28am CDT | by

George Clooney has won over his soon-to-be in-laws.

The 'Monuments Men' star, who got engaged to lawyer Amal Alamuddin last month, has made a good impression on her father Ramzi, who was skeptical when he first learned of their relationship because of his Hollywood status.

A source told RadarOnline.com: "[The family were] scared ... that Amal's accomplishments and education would be neglected in the press - and even by George.

"The family is extremely educated and takes pride in what they've accomplished in life, both in Lebanon and around the world."

The source claims Amal's parents "devoted their lives" to providing the best education possible for their daughter and they were worried that all that could be eclipsed by George's fame.

But now Ramzi has got to know the actor he approves of the 53-year-old star "wholeheartedly" and is said to be a fan.

The source said: "He clearly has the brains to go with his beauty, and he's working hard to prove to them that he deserves a place in their respected family."

Although Ramzi is "not very fond" of the media attention surrounding their engagement, he is happy Amal's accomplishments have been recognized.

The source added: "Her father couldn't be prouder of her and is beyond thrilled that the world now knows her name and what she has done. He jokes that George will become known as Mr. Alamuddin instead of Amal being known as Mrs. Clooney!

"[Amal is] not a gold digger. She has her own money and things going on, and George has told people that's why he knows he can trust her and wants to be with her.

"She isn't going to be arranging paparazzi photos like some of his past girlfriends have done."

Meanwhile, George's close friend Julia Roberts has described the engagement as "sublime".

The 46-year-old actress gushed about his new fiancee during an interview on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'.

She said: "I think it is sublime. [Amal] is beautiful and smart and he is happy and that's what matters to me."

 
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Ellen DeGeneres dresses as Amal Alamuddin for Halloween

Nov 1 2014 4:19am CDT | Source: I4U News: Celebrities

Ellen always has something to show for the occasion that is Halloween. She has dressed as Nicki Minaj and Sofia Vergara in the past. Today she showed up as George ...
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There are many entertaining ways to celebrate Halloween. Some folks drink. Some dress their children up like skunks. Others pretend as if they're married to George Clooney. At The Hollywood Gossip, however, we watch a lot of television and, therefore, we've decided to pay tribute to this frightful annual occasion by focusing our scary efforts on the small screen. 17 Creepiest TV Characters Ever 1. Dandy Mott - American Horror Story: Freak Show Dandy ...
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Ellen DeGeneres Scares Scandal Star With Epic Halloween Prank — WATCH VIDEO!

Oct 31 2014 12:48pm CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Warner Bros.) Ellen DeGeneres had “Scandal” actor Guillermo Díaz scare his co-star Katie Lowes when she least expected it during Friday’s Halloween show. Lowes thought she had outsmarted the daytime host after she caught a man sneaking up behind her in the middle of her interview, but DeGeneres had one more trick up her sleeve. VIDEO BELOW DeGeneres, dressed as George Clooney’s new wife Amal, set the mood by asking Lowes to discuss her horror filmmaking past. “I think they are horrible, ...
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The Good Morning America Crew Went All Out For Halloween This Year

Oct 31 2014 12:29pm CDT | Source: PopSugar

The Good Morning America crew got into the Halloween spirit on Friday, dressing up as characters and real people who made headlines around the world over the past 12 months. George Stephanopoulos and his wife, Alexandra Wentworth, dressed up as George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin (which is apparently a popular look this year) while his cohost, Robin Roberts, went for an Elsa ensemble from Frozen. Meanwhile, Amy Robach donned a s ...
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