George Clooney accepts Cecil B. DeMille award, thanks wife, Amal

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George Clooney -- celebrated actor, humanitarian and newlywed -- received the Cecil B. DeMille award at the 2015 Golden Globe awards on Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

"I can't tell you what an honor it is to be up here, I thought they were going to roast me," he joked before thanking the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for keeping small films alive and noting just how much fun it is to come to the award shows every year to see all his buddies.

In an emotional speech, he reminded the crowd that they are all incredible, whether they win or lose. "If you are in this room, you've caught the brass ring. You get to do what you've always dreamed to do and be celebrated for it, and that ain't losing."

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After addressing his esteemed colleagues, in true Clooney fashion, his next words had women falling at his feet.

"I've had a pretty good year myself, and I'm not just referring to the fabulous reviews of 'The Monuments Men,'" he said with a cheeky smile as he looked longingly out into the audience at his new bride, Amal.

"It's a humbling thing when you find someone to love, even better if you've been waiting your whole life ... and if your whole life is 53 years ... cue Amy, start the jokes. Amal, whatever alchemy it is that brought us together, I couldn't be more proud to be your husband."

Forget the jokes, Amy Poehler-- cue the tears, tissues and the thousands of women around the world falling more in love with George Clooney than ever before.

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