Wednesday 22 November 2017

George Clooney opens up about preparing for twins wife Amal: 'I know what I'm in for'

George Clooney and Amal Clooney attend the Cesar Film Awards 2017 ceremony at Salle Pleyel on February 24, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images )
George Clooney and Amal Clooney attend the Cesar Film Awards 2017 ceremony at Salle Pleyel on February 24, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images )
Actor George Clooney and his wife Amal Clooney attend the "Money Monster" premiere during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 12, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Clemens Bilan/Getty Images)
George Clooney and Amal Clooney attend the Cesar Dinner at Le Fouquet's on February 24, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Getty Images)
George and Amal Clooney attend the Netflix special screening and reception of The White Helmets hosted by The Clooney Foundation For Justice with George and Amal Clooney, at the Bvlgari Hotel on January 9, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Netflix )
George and Amal Clooney attend the Netflix special screening and reception of The White Helmets hosted by The Clooney Foundation For Justice with George and Amal Clooney, at the Bvlgari Hotel on January 9, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Netflix )
US actor George Clooney (L) and his wife British-Lebanese lawyer Amal Clooney pose on May 12, 2016 as they arrive for the screening of the film "Money Monster" at the 69th Cannes Film Festival
George Clooney and Amal Clooney Photo: Getty

Sherna Noah

Hollywood star George Clooney says he is ready to become a father to twins, adding: "I know what I'm in for."

The screen star, 55, and his barrister wife Amal, 39, are expecting their first babies this June.

Clooney told US site Extra that Amal was "doing great".

"She is amazing. I don't have anything to do. There is nothing I can do to help, but make tea and stuff," he said.

George Clooney and Amal Clooney Photo: Getty
George Clooney and Amal Clooney Photo: Getty

Clooney, who is directing a new film Suburbicon, is ready for fatherhood, saying: "I know swaddling, I know what I'm in for."

He joked that nappies will be central to his life, adding "for me, not for the kids".

The star previously joked that thinking about French actor Jean-Paul Belmondo, who had a child with his second wife when he was 70, made him feel good about being an older father.

"So, I'm feeling a little better about being 56 by the time (the babies are born)," he said.

Actor George Clooney and his wife Amal Clooney attend the
Actor George Clooney and his wife Amal Clooney attend the "Money Monster" premiere during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 12, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Clemens Bilan/Getty Images)

Clooney and Amal married in a lavish wedding in Venice in September 2014.

Beyonce and her husband Jay Z, who have a daughter, Blue Ivy, have also announced that they are expecting twins.

US actor George Clooney (L) and his wife British-Lebanese lawyer Amal Clooney pose on May 12, 2016 as they arrive for the screening of the film
US actor George Clooney (L) and his wife British-Lebanese lawyer Amal Clooney pose on May 12, 2016 as they arrive for the screening of the film "Money Monster" at the 69th Cannes Film Festival

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