Actor George Clooney appeared on the "Today" show Wednesday, talking with host Ann Curry about his recent trip to the volatile border region between Sudan and South Sudan, which became an independent state last year.
In the interview, Clooney described the horrible loss of innocent life from aerial attacks, which he said he was "close enough to feel," and placed the blame on President Omar al-Bashir and other Sudanese government officials, whom he described as war criminals.
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Clooney spoke to the Council of Foreign Relations in New York on Tuesday and will testify before Congress about Sudan on Wednesday.
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There was the Governors Ball and the Vanity Fair party, but George Clooney hosted one of the hottest 2012 Oscar after-parties at Craig's Restaurant in Hollywood.
As the paparazzi snapped, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were caught sneaking in, along with Hollywood couples Emily Blunt and John Krasinski; Cindy Crawford and Randy Gerber; and CBS President Les Moonves and wife Julie Chen.
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Best Actor nominee George Clooney arrived to the Academy Awards with his lovely GF Stacy Keibler by his side, talking with "Extra" host Mario Lopez.
Clooney, who was up against pal Brad Pitt and "The Artist's" Jean Dujardin, predicted correctly regarding who would take home the Best Actor award, saying, "I think it's going to be an all French evening. But that's okay, it's a fun night."