George Clooney Explains Why He Gifted 14 Close Friends $1 Million Each

It’s good to be a close friend of star actor George Clooney these days!

George Clooney confirmed a long-swirling rumor—that he gifted 14 of his best friends $1 million in cash each— in a new interview with GQ.

Clooney was being interviewed for a profile related to GQ naming him Man of the Year for 2020. The reporter, Zach Baron, asked about the massive payday and Clooney finally confirmed it, saying that he viewed it as payback for the times they supported him when he was a starving young actor.