'Suddenly you're responsible for other people - which is terrifying'
George and Amal Clooney welcomed twins back in June, with the 39-year-old human rights lawyer and the 56-year-old actor becoming parents for the first time.
In a statement announcing the twins’ arrival, their spokesperson Stan Rosenfield stated: ‘This morning Amal and George welcomed Ella and Alexander Clooney into their lives. Ella, Alexander and Amal are all healthy, happy and doing fine. George is sedated and should recover in a few days.’
Almost three months after the twins’ arrival, new dad George has spoken out about being a father at 56 in a recent interview with The Associated Press, opening up about life with his new bundles of joy and his wife Amal Clooney – and it’s totally relatable.
‘Suddenly, you’re responsible for other people, which is terrifying,’ George explained about fatherhood, going on to praise his wife as a new mother. ‘She’s like an Olympic athlete,’ he explained. ‘She’s doing so beautifully.’
He continued: ‘Right now my job is changing diapers and walking them around a little bit. I really didn’t think at 56 that I would be the parent of twins. Don’t make plans. You always have to just enjoy the ride.’
Like a true father, when asked about the unveiling of Suburbicon, the latest film he has directed, George’s biggest concern seemed to be which clothes didn’t have baby vomit on, explaining, ‘I just have to clean the barf off of my tux. It used to be my barf but now it’s the twins’ barf. So it all works out.’