George Clooney Fights Back Against British Tabloid

The Oscar winner said the Daily Mail's report about his family and their religion was "criminal."
1:56 | 07/09/14

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by George Clooney. He almost never responds to the tab blows but did speak out overnight to report on "The daily mirror" which attacks his fiancee's family, he says and puts them in danger. Reena ninan has the story. Reporter: This morning George Clooney fighting back against a british tabloid that took on her family and their religion. He called the report about his soon-to-be mother-in-law totally fabricated and criminal. The tabloid wrote an article saying Clooney's fiancee, Amal alamuddin's mother is opposed to their nuptials and a member of druze. In an op-ed published by "Usa today" overnight Clooney calls it fabricated noting he seldom responds to dab lloyds. He pretty much never comments on his personal life. Once he hears rumors that he deems offensive or hurtful he feels the need to act. Reporter: He says her family is not a part of the druze sect, a sect they claim murders women. Clooney writing "She is in no way against the marriage. But this lie has larger issued involved. In this day and age to exploit religious differences where none exist is very at the least negligent. Her mother was seen shopping in Italy. Clooney adds he doesn't care when they report laughable articles about him getting married at Downton abbey but when they put this they cross far beyond that arena and into the arena of inciting violence. Reena ninan, ABC news, New York. We got a response from "Mail online." They've apologized and taken the story down and launched a full investigation into Clooney's concern and give him a chance to set the record straight.

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