Film star George Clooney laughed off a
gay marriage proposal Tuesday and announced his own engagement to
another man, Reuters reported.
While speaking to reporters about his
new comic film The Men Who Stare at Goats in Venice, Clooney
laughed off questions about his sexuality.
One journalist asked if he could
imagine falling in love and marrying a man.
“Grant and I are actually announcing
our wedding while we are here,” Clooney said referring to Director
Grant Heslov. The pair also worked together on the 2008 film
“I don't quite know how to answer
that question, but I can read your mind again and I know what you're
thinking,” he added.
Another man asked whether Clooney and
co-star Ewan McGregor had intentionally played gay roles in previous
“Because I'm gay, George. I want you
George! Come with me George!” the man said in Italian as he
undressed down to a dark tie.
Clooney answered that some people take
a “big chance and it doesn't really work.”
“It's always embarrassing when you
take a real swing for the fences and it just falls flat,” he said,
then added, “You know the tie looks good. And it's just long