Amal Clooney is an accomplished human rights lawyer and mother of two, but it seems cooking isn't one of her many talents.
George Clooney, who has been married to the Lebanese-British lawyer for nearly a decade, recently joked that his wife's courtroom skills are much better than her kitchen skills, or lack thereof. Speaking with Extra during the Los Angeles premiere of his film on Amazon, The boys on the boatthe filmmaker revealed that he will be cooking all holiday season – for the good of his entire family.
“My wife, who is a brilliant lawyer – she is one of the great advocates in the world. She stands up to ISIS and all these things. But I better cook, or we're all going to die,” Clooney told the outlet on December 11.
When asked what's on the menu for the upcoming holiday festivities, the Ocean's Eleven the actor shared that he will be making “a little turkey for Christmas this year.” As for his six-year-old twins Ella and Alexander, who he shares with Amal, Clooney revealed that his children have “no idea” about what he does for a living.
“At one point the other day, one of the kids at school told our son that I was famous,” he recalled. “And my son said, 'Daddy, what's famous?'”
George, 62, and Amal Clooney, 45, tied the knot during a lavish ceremony in Venice, Italy, in 2014. The couple welcomed twins Alexander and Ella in 2017.
Elsewhere during the premiere, the Hail Caesar! the star praised Amal's many memorable fashion moments. During an interview with Entertainment tonight on Monday night, Clooney admitted that he's not as confident on the red carpet compared to his wife.
“I'm always embarrassed because I'm wearing something I've worn, like, 1,000 times,” he said, noting that Amal “cleans up” well for public events. The film's producer even joked that he sometimes feels “despised” with all the attention she receives.
“My whole career has been reduced to a plus now,” Clooney continued. “I did one of those Women in Film things a few years ago and I had to introduce myself as 'Amal Clooney's husband' because, honestly, otherwise I would be dead.”
For Monday's premiere of The boys on the boat, which Clooney directed and produced, the glamorous couple appeared wearing colorful ensembles. Amal was dressed in a bright yellow Atelier Versace gown, accessorized with Cartier jewelry and a gold clutch. Meanwhile, George wore a black suit jacket with matching trousers, which he paired with a navy blue shirt underneath, leaving the blouse unbuttoned.
In September, the A-list couple celebrated their nine-year wedding anniversary. However, Clooney recently admitted that the gift he gave his wife at the time wasn't exactly what she expected.
According to tradition, the ninth wedding anniversary is symbolized with pottery. “So I gave her a pot,” he said Extra. His wife, who accompanied him to the Clooney Foundation for Justice's Albie Awards, noted that she received much more intriguing gifts and admitted that this was “something not very exciting.”
“It wasn’t exciting,” Amal said. She jokingly added that if her husband planned to continue the usual gifts associated with each year of marriage, she would “have to wait another 16 years” for an enviable one — silver for the 25th, pearl for the 30th, or ruby for the 25th. his 40th.