President Obama Readies For Fun Retirement, Played Basketball With George Clooney!
Who knew President Obama can play basketball? It seems that he is so excited for his impending retirement that he’s entertaining his personal interests these days. According to George Clooney, he had the pleasure of playing ball with President Obama. The president even asked him to invite some friends over. We wonder who got more starstruck? The President or the actor?Advertisement
Most Hollywood actors will never forget the night they took home their first Oscar award. But for Clooney, playing private basketball games with the president of the United States are also quite memorable. During the interview of Clooney with Esquire, the award winning actor talked about his remarkable experience playing basketball with President Barack Obama.
“We played here in L.A. I did a fundraiser here with president Barack, and he said, ‘What are you doing tomorrow morning?'” “I go, ‘What time?’ He goes, ‘5:30. You wanna play some hoops?’ And I go, ‘Yeah.’ And he goes, ‘All right, we’ll set it up. You got any of your friends want to play?'”
Even if Clooney is a movie legend, a basketball game invitation from the United States president was an opportunity that the Ocean’s Eleven actor could not pass up.
Clooney then called up his buddies on who wanted to have the surreal experience of playing basketball with President Obama. George said that during the game, one of his friends even got elbowed the president. However, Clooney claimed that they have fun, and the actor even complimented president Obama as a good basketball player.
As the conversation of Clooney with Esquire went forward, according to PEOPLE, George talked about his 38 year old wife whom he married in 2014. As Clooney is said to be outspoken in his admiration for his wife, George said that Amal is “the smart one” between the two of them.
The 54 year old Clooney said, “I’ve never been happier in a relationship by any stretch of the imagination.” The actor added, “At 52. I found the love of my life and I’m really happy.”
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