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George Clooney Almost Threw a Hip Out While Proposing to Amal

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George Clooney's Tomorrowland press tour is turning into a "talk about Amal" tour and no one is complaining, not even the actor himself. While sitting down with Charlie Rose, George revealed that he and Amal never actually discussed marriage before the proposal, so you can imagine she was quite shocked when he got down on one knee. George admitted, "I literally dropped it on her." He also acknowledged that it took his wife roughly thirty minutes to give him a clear "yes:"

She just kept saying, "Oh my God" and "Wow"...and finally I just said "Listen," I'm 53 at the time, or 52 I think, "I've been on my knee now for about 28 minutes so I gotta get an answer out of this because I'm gonna throw a hip out...I might not be able to stand back up."

George Clooney made the public wait so many years for a wedding, so this is partial vindication.