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Entertainment News
I am not going to get into politics: George Clooney
 
London: George Clooney has ruled himself out of the 2020 US presidential race, saying he does not have the appropriate "skill" for politics.

The actor-activist's frequent and public criticism of US President Donald Trump ever since he assumed the post in 2016 had led people to believe he could run for office in the 2020 elections.

However, the 58-year-old star said politics does not seem to be a logical place for him.

"I am not going to get into politics. It doesn't seem like a very logical place for me to be able to apply what skills I have. I don't have to make compromise for the things that I stand for and the things I believe in like politicians do. So it is not something that interests me," Clooney said.

According to FemaleFirst, he was speaking at the "Catch 22" press conference in Rome on Tuesday. He has starred in, co-directed and produced the Hulu series.

Clooney said he is "nervous" about people rotating towards "authoritarianism" in present times.

"It is a very nervous time around the world. People sliding towards authoritarianism, it is something that is nerve-wrecking and that we should constantly monitor. The press do a very good job with that. I happen to be an optimist and I think that things turn around and it will hopefully head that way in the next election cycle."

The "Ocean's Eleven" star has served as one of the United Nations Messengers of Peace since 2008 and is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

He is married to human rights lawyer Amal Clooney.


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KERALA NEWS
Tipplers guzzle Rs 487 crore worth liqour during onam
 Thiruvananthapuram: Tipplers in Kerala guzzled liqour worth a record Rs 487 crore sold through state  
candidate selection for Pala by-election is an internal matter of KC(M): Chandy
Kevin Murder Case: Double life sentence for all 10 convicts
Malayalam actor, film crew stranded in Himachal village
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Former PM Cameron 'sorry' for Brexit divisions
 London: The British prime minister who called the Brexit referendum and then saw the public vote to
Pakistani cleric Tahirul Qadri quits politics, resigns from party
Afghan government says elections first, peace deal after
Pak PM Khan may talk to President Trump twice during US visit
NATIONAL NEWS
My govt committed to the welfare of peasants & also to promote industry: Mamata
 Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said that her government is committe
Amend Constitution to ensure use of Indian languages in SC, high courts: Paswan
Pakistani troops shell security posts, villages along LoC in JK's Poonch
No 'preraks', only coordinators for Congress: Sonia
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