Despite harsh criticism from admirers, George Clooney remains in awe of his wife Amal Clooney, the beautiful and enchanting woman who captured his heart and transformed his single status.
“I think everyone has realized that my wife is kind of magical when they see her, hear her, and hear what she stands for.” In 2022, the well-versed actor Clooney told Entertainment Tonight. “There’s simply nothing bad about her.”
A master actor and director, George Clooney is well-known for his many appearances in both movies and television. The Hollywood hottie may be remembered by some as a youthful handyman on the widely watched comedy The Facts of Life, which ran from 1979 to 1988. In more recent times, he has starred in films such as Ocean’s Eleven (2001), Ticket to Paradise (2022), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), and TV series ER.
He got his biggest role as a life partner when he met the gorgeous Lebanese-British human rights lawyer, then-Amal Alamuddin, in 2013.
After just six months of dating, the couple’s epic romance culminated in a proposal in 2014.
The 61-year-old Clooney described the incident as follows: “I literally dropped it on her, and she just kept saying, ‘Oh, my God,’ and ‘Wow!'” We sat there for a while until I finally said, “Listen, I’m 52 years old, and I’ve been on my knee for about 28 minutes. If I don’t get an answer from this, I’m going to throw out my hip.” I might not be able to get back up on my feet!”
The couple wed in September 2014 at Venice, Italy’s opulent Aman Canal Grande hotel, in front of a star-studded guest list that included Bill Murray, Bono, and Matt Damon.
Amal was thrust into the limelight as soon as she began dating Clooney, leaving her open to the unvarnished criticism of internet trolls.
Currently 45 years old, Amal is a well-known attorney throughout the world. Among her clients are Yulia Tymoshenko, the former prime minister of Ukraine who backed her nation’s entry into the European Union, and Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks. She served as a UN representative in 2019.
Social media users attacked the beauty, labeling her “ugly” and a “gawky gargoyle,” ignoring her accomplishments in favor of her style and figure.In January 2015, one Twitter user remarked, “I am completely baffled at the fact that George Clooney finally decides to settle down and he picks Amal Clooney, who looks like an ugly man.”
ELLE Magazine published a link to the article 54 Times Amal Clooney Looked Just Stunning on Twitter in September of that same year. Commentaries from readers were included.
One person said, “So so thin too thin boney old thing,” while another said, “She’s lovely but has sticky icky skinny legs, shapeless sticks.”
Another supported the attorney in the meanwhile, saying, “Amal Clooney is an accomplished & intelligent lawyer!!” It doesn’t matter what she wears!
And in one instance, a significant news organization chose to completely overlook Amal’s accomplishments.
The Associated Press came under fire in 2015 for calling Amal, who was then a representative of Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy, a “actor’s wife.”
“Amal Clooney, the actor’s wife, represents Al-Jazeera journalist accused in Egypt of ties to extremists,” the tweet said.
The AP had to change the Tweet to read, “Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney criticizes prison terms handed down to three Al-Jazeera English journalists,” after backlash from the public.
Amal skillfully responded on BBC through Entertainment Tonight, saying, “It’s not much I can control except keep going.” It is encouraging to see criticism of misguided journalism, as it indicates that readers have higher expectations for their media.
Time honored Amal in a cover story titled “Women of the Year: 12 Leaders Working Toward a More Equal World” in March 2022. One of her clients, the Filipino-American writer and Nobel Peace laureate Maria Ressa, wrote the narrative. Regarding her growing notoriety and criticism, Amal Clooney states in the article, Amal Clooney Won’t Back Down:
“I believe that my only option for raising my public image is to try drawing attention to the things that matter. That might be advantageous to certain clients. There isn’t much I can do if the reporting at a work function concentrates on unrelated topics while I am there. My strategy is to simply move on with my life and work, not to focus on it because I have no influence over it, and to wait for attitudes to change.
Nevertheless, Amal’s devoted and caring spouse is utterly enamored with her, and his unceasing affirmation is quite touching.
He said, “She’s gorgeous and has a great sense of style; she just shows up looking amazing without the need for a stylist or anything.” She actually works on 11 cases at once while doing this. She is a truly remarkable woman.
The cute couple, who met in 2013 and have twins named Alexander and Ella in 2017, spend a lot of time at their waterfront Villa Oleandra in Lake Como.
In a 2017 interview, Clooney said, “I just feel lucky every single day of my life,” to The Hollywood Reporter. “Fortunate with my work. fortunate enough to have discovered the ideal mate. In life, things don’t always go as planned, but sometimes you find the person you were meant to be with. That is how I feel, and I am aware that Amal feels the same way.
What a fortunate couple! How do you feel about the romance between George and Amal Clooney?