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George Clooney Points Out Amal's Obvious Intellectual Superiority

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While hosting a meaningful charity gala, actor George Clooney reminded the public that he's the big, charming dumb-dumb to wife Amal's poised, lawyer sharp intelligence. Speaking about Paul Newman's charity, SeriousFun Children's Network, which was founded in 1988 as a haven for children with serious illnesses, Clooney flubbed his speech slightly, saying"These camps have [helped] over a half million sick kids and their families from over five, from over 50, not just 500 countries... that would be too many." Dramatic pause, and then, "Are there 500 countries? My wife's the smart one." Preach.