George Clooney Has Less Time For Pranks Now He’s A Father-To-Be

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by Katie Rosseinsky |

George Clooney is known to be one of Hollywood’s premier pranksters, but according to his friend and frequent co-star Matt Damon, the actor has put his mischievous tricks on the back-burner while his wife Amal is pregnant with twins.

Speaking to Ellen DeGeneres about working with Clooney on his forthcoming film Suburbicon, Damon revealed that the actor and director has ‘less time’ for pulling pranks on set now that he is a father-to-be.

‘I think because he had such huge kinds of changes in his life, he has less time now,’ Damon revealed.

‘When he was like, single, and we were doing Ocean’s 11, dude had nothing to do expect ploy ways to, you know, pull pranks on people,’ he added. ‘Now he’s got a full-time job, full-time family, and that’s a lot.’

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George and Amal Clooney ©Getty Images

George and Amal’s twins are reportedly due in June, with sources suggesting that the couple are expecting a boy and a girl.

Speaking to Graham Norton back in 2015, the actor revealed some of his favourite Hollywood pranks, explaining how he once ‘found a bumper sticker in a shape of a pot plant that said “F—k cops”’ and stuck it on the back of Brad Pitt’s car, causing him to get pulled over by the police while working on an Ocean’s installment.

Even Meryl Streep wasn’t immune to Clooney’s prankster ways, with the actor explaining that, after ordering stationery bearing Pitt’s name: ‘I sent Meryl Streep a letter where I got a big thing of CDs. It was a dialect coach… I sent it to her with a note from Brad that said, “I hear you’re going to be doing The Iron Lady soon. This guy helped me with my dialect in Troy. I thought maybe this would help.’ Harsh, but hilarious...

READ MORE: George Clooney Reveals How He And Amal Are Preparing For Twins

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