Of all the descriptors actor George Clooney gets pegged with, “father” is not usually among them. Academy Award-winner? Sure. Activist? Yes. Sexiest Man Alive? You bet. It was his turn as a dad in “The Descendants” last year, however, that earned him a Golden Globe award and an Oscar nomination.

At 51-years-old, does this mean the action-hero, sex-symbol roles are behind Clooney and the “father” offers are going to start rolling in? “No, no. You can’t think that way,” he tells The Japan Times. “You’re either an actor or you’re some delusional glamourpuss. I don’t mind being a glamourpuss now and then, it’s fun, but deluded isn’t something I’d ever like to be.”

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.