George Clooney feels ‘suffocated’ by fame

Los Angeles, April 24 (IANS) Actor George Clooney says that he feels suffocated and smothered by the press attention he gets.

The 54-year-old, married to 38-year-old lawyer Amal Clooney, feels smothered by the press attention he gets, but uses it to shed light on global injustice, reports

“Fame has an interesting element to it, but if you tend to be followed round by a camera then you can feel suffocated at times,” Clooney said at a press conference on genocide prevention.

“I thought it might be effective if I went to those places and got those cameras to follow me and try and amplify these stories of people who were doing such hard work, such dangerous work,” he added.

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