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George Clooney: Having Kids at 56 is Driving Him Crazy ?!?

George Clooney: Grandpa Still Having Babies ?!?

George Clooney’s friends got a good laugh when he broke the baby news to them.

The Oscar-winning actor, producer, and director, who will be 56 when he welcomes his twins into the world with wife Amal Clooney, spoke for the first time about becoming a parent in an interview with French program Rencontres de Cinema.

“My favorite part is all my friends, who are my age – and I have many of them – have already done this. Their kids are all grown up, getting ready for college,” Clooney said. “They’re laughing.”

The movie star said he made the announcement to about eight friends at dinner one night. While initially “supportive,” Clooney said “it got really quiet.”

“And they all just started making baby crying noises, and the whole table just busted up laughing,” Clooney said.

Clooney, known for roles in movies including “Ocean’s Eleven,” “Syriana” and “The Descendants,” isn’t letting the age jokes get to him, though. “That’s life,” he said.

During the interview, Clooney referenced French actor Jean-Paul Belmondo, 89, who has a child with his second wife, Nathalie Tardivel, when he was 70.

“We are really happy and really excited. It’s going to be an adventure,” he said.

Sources say that with all the backlash George Clooney has received over still having kids at such an old age, has “wore him down” and he is genuinely affected by the negative responses from close friends.

This is rather different from his response noted earlier. Perhaps Clooney feels differently when it’s not a recorded interview.

We will let the readers be the judge!