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George Clooney says he won't go into politics

George Clooney says he told his wife upon

George Clooney says he told his wife upon turning 60, "We have to make sure we enjoy and live these years in the best possible way." Credit: Getty Images / Frazer Harrison

George Clooney on Sunday ruled out having a second career in politics, saying he would rather have a "nice life" and is looking to reduce his workload.

Nevertheless, the 60-year-old actor and director waded into politics during an interview with the BBC's Andrew Marr. Clooney, a longtime supporter of President Joe Biden, described America as a country that is still recovering from Donald Trump's presidency.

When asked whether he had any intentions of running for office, Clooney was quick to dismiss the idea.

"No, because I would actually like to have a nice life," said Clooney, who appeared on the show to promote his new movie, "The Tender Bar."

Clooney said he planned to take on fewer projects while he is healthy and can still "play basketball and do the things I love.''

"I turned 60 this year and I had a conversation with my wife and we were working a lot, as we both do, and I said we have to think of these as the halcyon years," he said. "In 20 years, I will be 80 and that's a real number. Doesn't matter how much you work out, what you eat, you're 80 and so I said we have to make sure we enjoy and live these years in the best possible way."


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