BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (FILE – JANUARY 11, 2015) (UNRESTRICTED POOL) – George Clooney and his wife Amal are expecting twins, actor Matt Damon said on Thursday (February 9), adding he was so thrilled for the high-profile couple that he “almost started crying” when he found out last fall.
“I’m like, ‘are you out of your mind? Don’t tell anybody else, don’t tell anybody else, I mean, don’t you know the 12-week rule?’ Of course he doesn’t,” Damon said, laughing.
“Then four weeks later, ‘I’m like, ‘we’re good right, we’re good,’ so I’m thrilled for him.”
The pregnancy is the first for the Clooneys, who were married in a lavish Italian wedding ceremony in 2014 after a whirlwind romance.
Damon praised Amal Clooney, an international human rights lawyer, calling her “a remarkable woman” and saying George Clooney had “hit the jackpot.” He added that the couple were “going to be awesome parents, those kids are lucky.”
Last week, singer Beyonce caused a social media stir after announcing that she and husband, rapper Jay Z, was expecting twins.