George Clooney has suggested that Mitt
Romney is on the wrong side of gay rights.
After Sunday's Golden Globes, Clooney
was asked by a reporter, “What's your opinion on Mitt Romney since
he appears to be the frontrunner for the Republicans and he's been
Clooney said he wasn't too concerned
about a specific candidate until “there's an actual nominee,”
then added: “I think it's the wrong side of history. I think
everyone sort of understands it might be the last leg of the civil
rights movement. I do believe that.”
“It certainly is not the wedge issue
it was in 2004,” Clooney said. “And that's a good sign.”
The 50-year-old Clooney will play lead
attorney David Boies in the Los Angeles reading of the play 8.
8, which was written by Milk
screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, is based on the trial over the
constitutionality of California's gay marriage ban, Proposition 8.
Joining Clooney at the March 3 reading
will be Jamie Lee Curtis, Matt Bomer, Martin Sheen, Jane Lynch and
George Takei, to name a few.