At 60, George Clooney is happy to let opportunities slip by if they make him lose sleep.
If most people were offered $ 35 million for a single day’s work, it is almost certain that they would snatch the hand that held the check, but it seems that when George Clooney was offered the exact opportunity to ‘appearing in an advertisement, he and his wife Amal Clooney decided “it’s not worth it”. In an interview with The Guardian, the award-winning actor explained how, when it comes to choosing the job he and his wife will take on, it all comes down to making sure they still live their lives and don’t live only to work.
At 60, George Clooney has aged like a fine wine, and his latest directorial offering, The Tender Bar, was the subject of conversation in his recent interview with the British newspaper. During the interview, Clooney was asked if he thought he now had “enough money” for the period of his life he would enter, to which Clooney made the surprising revelation of the guy. money he’s willing to refuse now. that he has the opportunity to do so. He said:
“Well, yeah. I was offered $ 35 million for a day’s work for an airline commercial, but I told Amal about it and we decided it wasn’t worth it. It was a country that, while being an ally, is at times questionable, so I was like, ‘Well, if that takes a minute’s sleep away from me, it’s not worth it.’ ”
Continuing, the Oceans 11 actor explained why over the past few years he hasn’t been seen as much onscreen as before, and it all comes down to simple factors, such as role availability and creating sure he gets the most out of life away from the big screen.
“In general, there just aren’t a lot of good roles — and, look, I don’t have to play,” he said. “My wife and I had this conversation when I turned 60 this summer. I said, ‘I can still bounce back pretty well, and we both love what we’re doing. But we have to make sure we don’t take ourselves for nonsense. ’ So part of that, it’s just that we make sure we live our lives. ”