George Clooney is an avid prankster, however he apparently isn’t so passionate about being the prankee.
Matt Damon recalled seeing the actor the “maddest I’ve ever seen him” after he was the sufferer of a dayslong prank orchestrated by Brad Pitt whereas the three stars have been filming “Ocean’s Twelve” collectively in Italy and staying with Clooney at his villa in Lake Como.
Pitt despatched out letters in Italian to Italian crew members as in the event that they have been from Clooney’s group, directing them to not look Clooney within the eye or confer with him as George, Damon recalled throughout a sit-down on CNN’s “Who’s Speaking to Chris Wallace.”
“Chances are you’ll name him solely Mr. Clooney or Mr. Ocean,” the letter apparently instructed staffers.
For a number of days, Clooney, whom Damon described as being “the lifetime of the set,” had bother determining what was happening when he greeted co-workers.
“He is available in and he’s like, one thing’s bizarre and he can’t determine it out,” Damon recalled.
When Clooney lastly realized what was occurring, “he got here residence, and that’s the maddest I’ve ever seen him,” Damon recalled.
“Brad sat there and he simply stated … simply depart all people else round me out of it,” Damon stated. “Go away different civilians out of it.”
The memo was circulated and finally reported by the Italian press as if it have been actual, in accordance with Vulture, which as soon as compiled a number of a long time price of Clooney’s pranks.
Clooney apparently retaliated by placing foolish bumper stickers on Pitt’s automobile, together with one which learn “Small Penis On Board.”
Damon stated he was as soon as the goal of a Clooney prank whereas they have been taking pictures “The Monuments Males” collectively. Clooney had the wardrobe group absorb Damon’s costume barely every week so he would suppose he was placing on weight.
However Damon by no means struck again.
“He completely did that,” Damon stated. “I’ve by no means tried to get George again for something as a result of I simply know the countermeasures are going to be so extreme.”