“The president said he noticed a version of Shepard Fairey’s 2008 “Hope” poster hanging in Clooney’s house. “People don’t realize that the photograph of me is actually me sitting next to George” at an event where Clooney was speaking about Darfur.
“We struck up a friendship,” Obama said. “This is the first time that George Clooney has actually been Photoshopped out of a picture. Never happened before, will never happen again,” he said to laughs, adding that Fairey did another poster of Clooney with the two men. “Why he said at the bottom ‘Dope and hope,’ I don’t know,” he added to more laughter.”
The Proust Smackdown: Clooney vs. Craig vs. Damon! Hollywood’s three most outspoken leading men fill out Vanity Fair’s Proust Questionnaire. Check out a few answers from the February issue. [Cover]
If you could choose what to come back as, what would it be? My dog — he lives better.
When and where were you happiest? In our bed, making our children, and in the hospital watching them being born.
What is your most treasured possession? Apart from my penis and my health?