George Clooney Gets His Record Making Oscar News This Morning While Watching Giuliana DePandi on E! Then Dashes Off to Make a Co
George Clooney Gets His Record Making Oscar News This Morning While Watching Giuliana DePandi on E! Then Dashes Off to Make a Coffee CommercialActor, director and writer extradonaire George Clooney found out about his unprecedented three Oscar nominations this morning while watching E!'s 2006 Oscar Nomination Special. When pressed that he was telling the truth, he told Giuliana DePandi he was watching the E! Oscar Nomination show and definitely heard the news there, "swear to God."
George Clooney picked up three nominations this morning: Supporting Actor for his role as a steadfast CIA undercover agent in "Syriana" and Best Director and Co-Writer for "Good Night And Good Luck". It was the first time ever that a contender was honored with acting and directing nominations for two different movies.
The first official call he received this morning was from his dad, he told Giuliana. And when asked where he was heading next, he told her he was on his way to shoot a coffee commercial "to pay for the last couple of years."
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LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31, 2006 /PRNewswire/ --