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George Clooney sounds off on A-listers

 
 
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Tell us how you really feel! George Clooney’s status as a bona fide movie star is all but solidified so he’s allowed a pass when he wants to go off on A-listers, right?! The Oscar winner, 52, talked to GQ’s December issue and the frank interview may lose him “friends.”

The Gravity star took aim at famous people like Russell Crowe, who complained to GQ a few years back that Clooney and other stars used their fame to do commercials. Now we find out that Crowe later sent the former ER star a book of poems to apologize for “insulting the s--t out of me.”

The notorious ladies’ man also revealed that Leonardo DiCaprio is cocky and not a good basketball player.

Perhaps Clooney has the least regard for Ashton Kutcher, who embarrassed himself tweeting his support for Joe Paterno amid the Penn State scandal. In other words, think before you tweet, or rather, don’t tweet at all. “Fifteen minutes longer [to think] and probably you wouldn’t have done that,” advised Clooney, who shuns the social media site.

Getting proactive

Breast Cancer Awareness Month has come and gone but that doesn’t mean women should hold off doing mammograms. That’s the advice Good Morning America correspondent Amy Robach is giving viewers, now that the mother of two has been diagnosed. Robach, who underwent the procedure on air, will undergo a bilateral mastectomy on Thursday. The 40-year-old had been putting off the mammogram because she had been too busy and assumed she was fine as there was no history of breast cancer in her family.

Under the weather

Is partying at brothels, graffiti spraying and cavorting with female bodybuilders catching up with Justin Bieber? Or was it a bad churrasco? The pop star’s manager, Scooter Braun, says “food poisoning” made the 19-year-old quit the stage in Buenos Aires, drawing boos from a huge crowd in River Plate stadium. Something’s definitely wrong because the star posted a “selfie” on Twitter showing himself receiving an IV. There was no announcement Monday on whether he’d make it up to fans who paid up to $320 to see him. Bieber managed to perform for nearly an hour against doctor’s advice, telling the audience, “I’m not feeling too good, I think I’m out of energy,” then blew a kiss and walked off.

Flying high

Lady Gaga’s album sales are already stratospheric, so why not her evening wear? The Applause singer unveiled a high-tech, white vehicle she bills as the world’s first flying dress. The battery-powered contraption lifted her up inside a mammoth building at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in N.Y. on Sunday at a launch party for her new album.

Going incognito

Wow, Scott Disick may actually want some privacy in the wake of his mother Bonnie’s recent passing (the cause of death was not released). Or maybe Lord Disick was channeling Bad Grandpa or Heidi Klum at Halloween by dressing up as an old man in a wig and beard at a Kardashian charity yard sale in L.A. He showed off his aging transformation on Instagram.

Double trouble

So she won’t get the mother of the year award, but at least Brooke Mueller is taking a step in the right direction. RadarOnline reports that the former Palm Beach socialite is letting her twin boys be tested for fetal alcohol and drug syndrome. Charlie Sheen’s ex-wife is taking action after Charlie’s other ex, Denise Richards, complained to the L.A. Department of Children and Family Services about 4-year-old Max and Bob, who are displaying violent behavior. While pregnant, Mueller checked into rehab twice for her alleged addiction to crystal meth and was also rumored to be drinking.

Mueller’s older brother Scott Mueller has been awarded temporary guardianship and has moved into Brooke’s home in L.A.

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