Matt Damon confirmed that Amal Clooney is pregnant
It was reported recently that the showbiz couple are welcoming two babies in June and Matt, 46, has said George, 55, told him when Amal, 39, was eight weeks into the pregnancy.
The actor is said to have told Entertainment Tonight Canada: "I was working with him last fall and he pulled me aside on set and I mean, I almost started crying. I was so happy for him.
"And I was like, 'How far along is she?' And he goes, 'Eight weeks.'
"(I said) 'Are you out of your mind?! Don't tell anybody else! Don't tell anybody else! Don't you know the 12-week rule?' Like of course he doesn't. 'Just shut up, man'."
Matt said he 'almost started crying' when George told him the exciting news
George and Amal are reportedly expecting twins
I almost started crying. I was so happy for him.
Matt continued: "And then four weeks later, I'm like, 'We're good right?'" to which George confirmed: "We're good."
"So yeah, I'm thrilled for him. She's amazing. He hit the jackpot. Just on every level.
"She is a remarkable woman. They're gonna be great. They're gonna be awesome parents. Those kids are lucky."
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The A-list couple are said to be having a boy and a girl this summer with The Talk host Julie Chen confirming the exciting news.
Julie, who is said to be “connected in Hollywood”, said that the duo were going to be having two babies after reportedly speaking to George in late January.
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Julie Chen announced that George and Amal were expecting twins
In a Facebook video that has been released by The Talk, the TV personality gushed: "Well, Beyonce is not the only superstar expecting twins. Congratulations are in order for George and Amal Clooney.”
She continued: “The Talk has confirmed that the 55-year-old super star and his highly-accomplished 39-year-old attorney wife are expecting twins.
“Now, what we did find out – that no one else is reporting – is that the twins are due this June.
“The two have been married for just about two-and-a-half years. Congratulations,” she added.