George and Amal Clooney Discuss Refugee Crisis With Angela Merkel

George and Amal Clooney Discuss Refugee

Superstar George Clooney and human rights lawyer wife Amal Clooney, Friday met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss Europe’s refugee crisis.

Merkel has attempted to lead a generous and tolerant reaction to the tide of migrants entering Europe from North Africa, the Middle East and Afghanistan. But her plans to allow some 800,000 refugees into Germany have caused anger from other parts of Europe, as well as within Germany and even within her own party.

George Clooney has shown himself to be one of the most politically-engaged Hollywood heavyweights, while London-based Amal Clooney specializes in high profile international and human rights cases. Her clients have included Julian Assange and Yulia Tymoshenko.

The three reportedly met for an hour this morning at the Chancellor’s offices in Berlin.

The Clooneys Thursday attended the opening night gala of the Berlin Film Festival, where George Clooney starred in Coen brothers movie “Hail, Caesar!”

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  1. Melly says:

    Considering how many homes he has he should take in maye 100 refugees?

  2. IT--two--IT says:

    MERKEL is –NOT– German.

    Barbara SPECTER is –NOT– Scandanvian.

    Victoria NULAND is –NOT– Ukrainian.

    STALIN was –NOT– Russian.

    HITLER was –NOT– German.

    The INTER– – – -nationalist MAFIA – – -and its ‘CAUSE–CZARS’ –MUST– be LAID HOLD of.



  3. Dudley Morris says:

    This is reprinted from The Onion, right? It’s not? Geez, if this is the sort of advisor Merkel seeks out no wonder she’s made such terrible decisions lately.

  4. J P says:

    Clooney. just another hollywood parasite. Its always lovely to see see such people dictating whats good for everyone else.. while still expecting preferential treatment. Let him send his wife, ALONE, into a muslim migrant neighborhood for a month. See how that works out.

  5. James says:

    I usually like Clooney, but this photo op in response to being called out is silly. He has never said word one about Syria and this crisis. Others have been speaking up for years, but you would never know it from this article. He has said absolutely nothing about this crisis until now and he is being treated like the “great white hope” riding in on his white charger to solve a years long and very complex problem. And the press eats it up as well. Having a good publicist and access to star struck politicians does not equal doing something constructive besides walking among the “great unwashed” (with his wife in outfits costing more than could feed the entire group for years–pet peeve, sorry.)

    • GKN says:

      Clooney’s “dictating” what Merkel should do? Being treated like “the great white hope”? Can you not differentiate between the spins clueless reporters put on thing and the simpler facts reported here? How do you know Merkel did not invite them? Did you catch the part about his wife being a famous human rights lawyer? Don’t you people ever emerge from your fantasy lands?

  6. Daniel Webster says:

    This guy’s ego and lack of self-awareness is beyond a joke. What does he know about anything or have to do with anything? Are his kids getting sexually assaulted and raped by migrants? Does his wife have to choose between public transportation and getting molested by these “guests”? I hope the Europeans boycott his ignorant movie over this.
    Furthermore, even when he does talk he sounds like an uneducated buffoon, always talking about the “bad guys” like his vocabulary is at an approximate 2nd grade level.

  7. emmet says:

    should be called – actor wastes time of world leader for photo op

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