George and Amal Clooney seem to be changing one of the notions of the celebrity world. Until recently, two famous influencers who were in romantic relationships were called "influential couple". These couples were considered David and Victoria Beckham, Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow, Hugh Grant and Liz Hurley. But the Clooney couple are definitely game-changing.
At last year's royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, George and Amal Clooney sat in the front rows of the guests. Amal became one of the chosen ladies invited to the Duchess of Sussex's baby shower in New York. Moreover, it was she who paid the expenses for the flight of Her Highness on a private jet and accompanied Megan during the flight (read also: “Megan and Amal: 4 facts about the friendship between the Duchess and a human rights activist”). Earlier, Clooney also received the Pope's blessing and discussed the refugee crisis with Angela Merkel and David Miliband.
George and Amal are friends with Princes William and Harry and Duchess Meghan. The couple attended a reception at Buckingham Palace last week in honor of Prince Charles' Prince's Trust Group. Shortly thereafter, a new international award was announced for young women who are actively working to make a difference in their communities despite various obstacles. The Amal Clooney Award was created by an HRD in partnership with His Highness Prince's Trust International.
“It is no doubt impressive how one couple - and an extremely beautiful one - found themselves in the spotlight, becoming effective human rights defenders and celebrity ambassadors at the same time,” writes the Telegraph columnist. ─ Are there any doors that would not open for them?
How did the spouses manage it? Columnists note that in the case of George Clooney, a famous actor who worked long and hard on his career, this is quite natural. He actively advocated a peaceful resolution of the conflict in Darfur, became friends with Barack Obama and supported Hillary Clinton during her presidential campaign. According to George, he was confident that professional and charitable work would always occupy a large part of his life and that he could do without great love and family. “And then Amal appeared,” the actor repeatedly emphasized.
Human rights activist Amal Alamuddin was not well known to the general public prior to her relationship with George Clooney. An Oxford graduate, she worked for many years at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, served as an advisor to Special Envoy Kofi Annan for Syria, and defended the rights of Enron and Julian Assange.
The wedding took place in September 2014, the couple had twins in June 2017, and a year earlier the couple formed the Clooney Foundation For Justice, which aims to "bring justice to courtrooms, classrooms and communities." We can say that the marriage of these two persons only increased the importance of each of them. Gradually, they turned into a couple with quite important and strong ties, including with the most important family in Great Britain. As you know, the Duchess of Sussex is very friendly with Amal, George is working with Princess Eugenie's husband Jack Brooksbank, and now the couple is working together with the Prince of Wales (see also: "How George and Amal Clooney become close friends of the Windsor").
What's next? Many wonder if Clooney is considering a political career. And with the victory of Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, this seems to be a pretty promising direction for him. “Trump, for all his terrible qualities, is very charismatic. He's a TV star,”George said in an interview last year. - People voted for him not because he achieved something. They knew him. He is bright and says ridiculous things. It's fun. Plus he has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame."
Clooney has already won a place in the sun in Hollywood. How about a place in big politics? And if George needs help, Amal can take over the entire legal part. And then the couple will become a truly "super influential couple."
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