Sunday, May 19, 2024

George Clooney Says He’s Not Selling Lake Cuomo Estate, NY Post Just Made Up the Story


George Clooney is not leaving Italy for France, Lake Como for Provence.

Clooney told an AP reporter this week that the story wasn’t true, that the NY Post just made it up. He loved the price the Post said he was getting for it, though — “A hundred seven million dollars!” he exclaims.

The Post ran their first story on September 7th saying Clooney and wife Amal were definitely decamping. The Post: “We’re told Clooney, whom sources have described as “like the mayor of the lake” has pulled the trigger this time. Our source told us it’s a “very quiet listing” which we’re guessing means you won’t find it on Streeteasy!”

Two weeks later, the Post followed up with a lengthy story saying that Clooney had found a buyer. Clooney denied it but the Post left that out of their headline and just went on quoting an Italian realtor was insisted it was true.

So here’s what George has to say:

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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