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George Clooney won't accept apology, and is he involving Jolie?

Clooney Won't Accept Apology, And Is He Involving Jolie?

Apparently Clooney won't quit. The actor says an apology he got from the Daily Mail is basically garbage, and is he getting an A-list actress pal on board too? Friday, Clooney again spoke out to USA Today, saying he wouldn't accept the Daily Mail's apology because it is a lie.

It all started Wednesday, when the actor told USA Today an article the Mail had published about his fiance's mother objecting to their union was made up. He said the Mail made false and dangerous claims about her religious beliefs.

The MailOnline said sorry, but added, "‚ÄčThe story was not a fabrication but supplied in good faith by a reputable and trusted freelance journalist."

And that's what Clooney takes issue with - his new statement points to reporting in the Mail from earlier this year about his future mother-in-law's religion that directly contradicts their latest story. Basically, he's saying they knew their story from this week was fabricated, they printed it anyway, and they're lying about lying.

And now, according to The Times, another A-lister is attacking the Daily Mail. The Times says Angelina Jolie is taking steps to sue the Mail for publishing a video of her taken in 1999, allegedly by her then-drug dealer.

The Times' headline is that she's following "Clooney's lead." But Clooney hasn't given any indication he'll sue the Mail, and Jolie hasn't confirmed the Times' report. Jolie and fiance Brad Pitt are close with Clooney. Pitt and Clooney have worked together often, most notably on the "Ocean's Eleven" movies.

Anyway, it's rare, though not unheard of, for celebrities to sue tabloids. In 2013, Tom Cruise settled a case with Bauer Publishing. Its outlets had written about him allegedly abandoning his daughter Suri after his split from Katie Holmes.

But, libel suits can be difficult in court for celebrities - they have to prove not only that the story isn't true, but that the publisher either knew it wasn't true or didn't care. And headline-making lawsuits sometimes simply feed a story more. As for the Daily Mail, it has not yet responded to...Clooney's response.

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Ripper July 11 2014 at 11:26 AM

Shows hows whiney and immature these actors are these days. He acts like they posted he was a child molester or some garbage. They just said his mommy in law didn't approve of the marriage for crying out loud......Grow up Clooney

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susiegraymb0210 July 11 2014 at 11:50 AM

George, you are just not that important. Your pedestal is of your own making. You are an actor, not a god.

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arnold.smith2027 July 11 2014 at 11:51 AM

The more that hear about George the less respect I have for him. George chose to place himself under the microscope and George is following suit. George is no John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Kurt Douglas and the greats of the success that George has benefitted from.

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mgt0331 July 11 2014 at 11:31 AM

What's so "dangerous" about your wife's religion? Is it the fact she is Muslim and you're now afraid it will hurt you box office money? Nobody cares about what was said. Just entertain us and shut the FU&K up!!!!

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donpantanella July 11 2014 at 12:17 PM

Did you see that scarf he is wearing....it's an insult to all other gay men.

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bblond88 donpantanella July 11 2014 at 12:39 PM

Maybe it will end up on his head

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bps163 July 11 2014 at 11:49 AM

Old gorge is turning into real old jerk these days. Look gorge take your old lady and go away, will you know one want to here your problems anymore.

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donpantanella bps163 July 11 2014 at 12:18 PM

more like turning into a old queen

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Michele July 11 2014 at 12:24 PM

Clooney's marriage IS a coverup. We all know that.

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bjredmond64 Michele July 11 2014 at 5:36 PM

yes, i thought he"came out of the closet a while back......

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TB July 11 2014 at 12:08 PM

Time to empty your diaper Georgie.

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pegcobane July 11 2014 at 11:54 AM

It is amazing how the use the media to their benefit at all times but, if they say one negative or one wrong word than it is a tragedy. The media is so in their pockets to begin with. With the amount of money they make, it is a given that they will be in the spot light. Get over it.

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theomegaman72 July 11 2014 at 1:02 PM

when did Clooney become Richard Simmons ?

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