When George Clooney asked Amal Clooney to marry him, the romantic gesture didn’t go the way he envisioned. In the episode, George shared how he proposed to a human rights activist in April 2014.
“It was a disaster,” admitted the Ticket to Paradise star. “I planned. I planned everything.” George explained that when Rosemary Clooney’s “Why Shouldn’t I” started playing at his home, he had a lawyer get the lighter out of the kitchen drawer where he hid his ring. But when she found it, her reaction wasn’t what George expected.
“Like someone left a ring there years ago, she said, ‘There’s a ring,’ and I got on my knees and now the song is playing and thanks to the playlist [ I know exactly how long the proposal] took..” best celebrity engagement rings Amal took her time to answer, and only after George had her 20 minutes on her knees did she finally answer. “She didn’t say yes until ‘goody,’ but that should have happened later when we were dancing,” continued George. The proposal took longer than expected, but it worked in the end. “She kept saying, ‘Oh my god, oh my god,'” George told host Drew Barrymore. I said, so I chose it.”
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During the episode, the American star also reflected on when he first met Amal in July 2013. That’s when she stopped by her Lake Como home with a mutual friend of hers. “The funniest part was getting a call from my agent, Brian Lourd,” George began.
“He had just met Amal for something else and she said, ‘Yes, I’m going to Como with my friends.’ He called me and said, ‘You want to go?’ A girl is coming to your house. Let’s get married.” At first, George didn’t believe it. “I was like, ‘You’re an idiot,'” said the actor. I started writing letters.” Five months after their engagement, the couple married a star-studded guest list in Venice, Italy. The couple is now parents to two children, twins Alexander and Ella.
According to Entertainment Tonight, the actor said, “Eight years! And they said it wouldn’t last.” Everything about my wife is kind of magical. I think everyone recognized them when they saw her or heard or heard what she stands for. The only downside is There is none.”
Even Hollywood heartthrobs’ best-laid plans can go awry, which actor George Clooney has proven by recounting popping the question to his wife Amal Clooney.
The 61-year-old Ocean’s Eleven actor said he had been planning all night long when he decided to ask a Lebanese-British lawyer, 44, to marry him. George’s plan was for Amal to discover her ring at dinner while the music of his aunt, Rosemary Clooney, was playing. As soon as her song started, he asked her to reach for a box of lighters to relight her candle.
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