George Clooney: 'Having Amal in my life changed everything for me'

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George Clooney is opening up about how everything changed when he met Amal.

In a recent interview with CBS Sunday Morning, the 59-year-old said: "There is no question that having Amal in my life changed everything for me. It was the first time that everything that she did and everything about her was infinitely more important than anything about me."

He added: "And then we had these two knuckleheads," speaking of his three-year-old twins, Alexander and Ella. "It is very fulfilling and something I wasn't at all... didn't see coming."

The actor, similarly told GQ earlier this month that he didn't know how "un-full" his life was until he met Amal. "And then tack on two more individuals, who are small and have to be fed," he joked during the interview, which his little boy interrupted.

READ MORE | George Clooney's 3-year-old son Alexander interrupts his interview – and it is adorable!

Chatting to CBS Sunday Morning, he also said he and Amal never spoke about marriage – it just sort of happened.  "I asked her out of the blue, took her a long time to say yes. I was on my knee for like 20 minutes, I finally said, 'Look, I'm gonna throw my hip out.'"   

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