George Clooney has no problem saying no.
The 60-year-old actor is known as one of Hollywood’s most famous and profitable stars and after years of making millions he is comfortable with the fortune he has amassed.
Clooney recently spoke with The Guardian about his upcoming directorial feature “The Tender Bar” and was asked if he was happy with the money he made.
“Well, yeah,” he admitted. “I was offered $ 35 million for a day’s work in an airline commercial, but spoke to Amal [his wife] about it and we decided it wasn’t worth it. “
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The ‘Midnight Sky’ star, known for appearing in commercials for companies like Nespresso, also revealed what made him turn down the big paycheck.
” It was [associated with] a country which, even if it is an ally, is sometimes questionable, so I said to myself: ‘Well, if it takes me a minute of sleep, it’s not worth it’, ”he said. Explain.
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Clooney and Amal, a 43-year-old human rights lawyer, first married in 2014. They share 4-year-old twins Ella and Alexander.
Despite being one of the most recognizable faces in Tinseltown, Clooney has slowed down in recent years when it comes to taking on screen roles.
“In general, there just aren’t a lot of good parts,” he said of his thinned out resume. “And, listen, I don’t have to act. “
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Clooney said that when he turned 60 in May, he and Amal had a discussion about their high-profile careers.
“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 splurge, ”the actor explained. “So part of that is just making sure we’re living our lives. “
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However, he has no plans to stop altogether, as he said he was set to travel to Australia to shoot “Ticket to Paradise” with Julia Roberts before teaming up with Brad Pitt for another movie this summer.