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George and Amal Clooney's twins steal the limelight in personal interview giving glimpse into family life

The Ocean's 11 actor revealed his kids know three languages

"Storytelling is about finding a way to relate to people things that they can understand and not overwhelm them with peas and carrots."
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George Clooney has opened up about life with his twins, Alexander and Ella, and revealed that they are taking more and more after his wife Amal every day.

Speaking to Jimmy Kimmel, the two discussed how George's kids, now aged six, speak two languages that the actor doesn't even know.

WATCH: George Clooney opens up about twins Alexander and Ella

"I'm not a very smart person", the doting dad confessed. "I’ve armed my children, they speak French and Italian. And my wife speaks French and Italian."

The talk show host teased that perhaps George was at a tactical advantage, which the actor was happy to agree with. In fact, he confessed he was "enjoying the ignorance of it all".

He spoke about how when he tries to fake talking in French or Italian, his kids just look at him like "you're an idiot", to which he retorts: "you're six!"

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 11: George Clooney and Amal Clooney attend the Amazon MGM Studios Los Angeles premiere of "The Boys in the Boat" at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on December 11, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Livingston/WireImage)© David Livingston
George and his wife Amal remain happily married

Indeed, his kids seem to be completely unaware of their father's superstar nature, as when George mentioned to his Batman-obsessed son that he had once played the superhero, the six-year-old ruthlessly replied: "not anymore."

Fortunately, the actor took the comment in good spirit and self-deprecatingly pointed out that Alexander will never know how correct he is when he says that.

American actor George Clooney poses with a model of Batman during a photocall for his latest film 'Batman and Robin' at Planet Hollywood, London, UK, 23rd June 1997. (Photo by Colin Davey/Getty Images)© Colin Davey
George used to play Batman

George is seemingly completely at peace with his life as a father. He once revealed in 2021 that he "couldn't be happier and I couldn't be more surprised at how happy I am." It seems he still feels the same.

As it’s currently the run up to Christmas, Jimmy couldn’t help but ask if Santa Claus was still "an entity" in the Clooney household.

George Clooney and his father Nick Clooney during "Intolerable Cruelty" Premiere - Red Carpet at Academy Theater in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by J. Vespa/WireImage)© J. Vespa
George Clooney with his father Nick

George enthusiastically made it clear that Santa was more than just "an entity", as he asked: "What are you talking about?" in a good natured tone.

"You know it all falls in a day", George explained. "They’ll be like ‘this whole tooth fairy thing’, and you’ll be like 'yeah you know, I kind of slip a little'..." he tailed off as he gestured how he would slip a dollar under the pillow. 

But he explained that as the day goes on, the kids start to ask about the Easter bunny which he again told the truth about. It seems that the father-of-two drew the line at ruining the idea of Santa Claus for his kids.

But perhaps the most exciting thing for George this Christmas is the fact that his father turns 90 in "a couple of weeks". 

George joked that "turning 90 means you’ve avoided dying."

Nick Clooney, best known for his journalism, made an appearance in Monuments Men directed by his son. The father played an older version of George's character Stokes.

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