Fact: George Clooney's human rights barrister wife Amal has penned an article for Britain's The Guardian newspaper. The piece, published on Friday (01May15), discusses the battle for the release of Mohamed Nasheed, former President of the Maldives, who was sentenced to 13 years in prison last month (May15) for terrorism.
Quote: "I hope that even at this early stage in marriage, I'm wise enough to know that it's up to my husband which causes he chooses to support." George Clooney's new wife Amal Clooney dodges the question of whether the actor would be taking a more active role in the dispute over the coveted Elgin Marbles. The British human rights lawyer is currently in Greece in an effort to return the 2,500-year-old sculptures from their current home at London's British Museum.
Quote: "The wedding was more than perfect. It was grand, simple and perfect. The couple really do match." Amal Alamuddin's father Ramzi on his daughter's wedding to George Clooney's in Venice, Italy.
Fact: George Clooney proposed to his lawyer girlfriend Amal Alamuddin with a ring he helped to design. The pricey piece of jewellery features an emerald-cut diamond, estimated to be at least seven carats, with two tapered baguettes set in platinum. According to People.com, the actor popped the question on 22 April (14), four days before the engagement became public knowledge. The couple has yet to confirm the news, but his mum Nina has been gushing about the news, saying, "You can say I'm extremely happy. Amal's a lovely girl."