‘It’s a little irritating!’ George Clooney jokes that Harry and Meghan’s newborn has ‘stolen his thunder’ due to their shared birthday
The Catch-22 star – who has 23-month-old twins Ella and Alexander with his lawyer wife Amal Clooney – quipped that it was ‘a little irritating’ to share his birth date with the royal couple’s son.
Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, he laughed: ‘It was a little irritating, because that kid really is stealing my thunder! This was my day! I was sharing it already with Orson Welles and Sigmund Freud!’
Mellow yellow: George Clooney has joked that The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s baby boy stole his thunder by arriving on his 58th birthday on Monday (George and Amal pictured at the Royal Wedding last May)
George admitted he is thrilled for the parents – whose star-studded Windsor Castle wedding he and Amal attended last May – and gushed that they are ‘a lovely couple’.
He said: ‘I’m very happy. They’re a lovely couple, so it’s very exciting.’
George admitted that he doesn’t feel it’s his place to give Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan any parenting tips and made a joke about his age.
He said: ‘I don’t give advice, I’m 58. ‘At 58 you just go, “Ugggh”. I just walk with a walker everywhere I go.’
Happy days! The Catch-22 star – who has 23-month-old twins Ella and Alexander with his lawyer wife Amal Clooney – quipped that it was ‘a little irritating’ to share his birth date with the royal couple’s son
Meanwhile, it’s believed the 37-year-old former actress and the flame-haired prince will share the first photograph of their son on Wednesday as well as announce the name they have chosen for him.
The birth was officially announced in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace, in keeping with tradition.
The typewritten note – which was in a gold frame – simply stated: ‘The Queen and the Royal Family are delighted at the news that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex was safely delivered of a son at 05.26am today.
Happy days! George is speculated to become Prince Harry and Meghan’s first born son’s potential godfather after sharing the same birthday
Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.’ Shortly after the couple confirmed their son had been born via Instagram, Harry, 34, spoke with reporters and hailed the birth as an ‘amazing experience.’
George is speculated to become Prince Harry and Meghan’s first born son’s potential godfather after sharing the same birthday.
His long-time friend and business partner Rande Gerber, who is married to supermodel Cindy Crawford, wished the Ocean’s Eleven star a great day as he posted a fun snap of the pair.