Emergency Delivery for G. Clooney: My Life as an A-List Party Crasher

Charlotte Laws · 05/13/15 03:20PM

I was recently voted one of the 15 most notorious party crashers in the world, a title I don’t take lightly. I am proud to report that I came in at No. 4, beating Tareq and Michaele Salahi (#15), Queen Elizabeth (#14) and Bill Murray (#6). Lady Gaga and Serena Williams were handed honorable mentions, but did not actually make the esteemed list. Better luck next time, ladies!

It Costs $600 to Say Hello to George and Amal Clooney in Lake Como

Gabrielle Bluestone · 04/05/15 05:39PM

It's a warm summer night and you're sitting outside La Locanda del Cantiere enjoying a nice Brunello when suddenly you see George and Amal Clooney step out onto their terrace to enjoy a lakeside aperitif. "Hullo George! Evening Amal," you call out, for you are nothing if not a friendly expat. Well sir, you just talked yourself into a $600 fine.

Huh. George Clooney Is Kind of an Asshole.

Caity Weaver · 11/12/13 06:00PM

Esquire's December issue features a mammoth profile of Rosemary Clooney's most famous nephew, the popular actor George, entitled "GEORGE CLOONEY'S RULES FOR LIVING." It opens with the sentence, "You must love him." It is unclear whether the 6,062 words that follow are meant to support or subvert this thesis.

George Clooney's Backyard Function for Obama Sets New One-Night Fundraising Record

Neetzan Zimmerman · 05/11/12 08:02AM

George Clooney's $40,000-a-plate fundraiser for President Obama, co-hosted by DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, took place last night at Clooney's Studio City manse, and was, by all accounts a resounding success: The event is believed to have shattered the previous one-night fundraising record of $11 million set by Obama in 2008, bringing in as much as $15 million thanks to the 150 deep-pocketed donors in attendance.

Congratulations to David James Glendon, Irish George Clooney Lookalike

Max Read · 02/02/12 03:10PM

A hearty official Gawker congratulations to David James Glendon, Irish actor and winner of the first annual George Clooney lookalike contest, held at Dylan's Whiskey Bar in Kilkenny last week. (David's the one in the photo who looks like George Clooney.)

Drunk & Disorderly: Faces Of The Golden Globes

Timothy Burke · 01/16/12 08:00AM

Awards shows are compelling because they're occasions for the rich, famous, and beautiful to go above and beyond to the apogee of glamor. The Golden Globes, however—mostly due to the mass quantities of alcohol and other substances in close proximity—are often the occasion for the glamorous to become beastlike in the blink of an eye. (Except Kate Winslet. She is never not absolutely fabulous.)