George Clooney’s Mom Confirms Engagement, Says Amal Alamuddin Is a ‘Lovely Girl’

Barbara DeFranco / April 28, 2014

George is Engaged!
The actor proposed to his lawyer girlfriend Amal Alamuddin.
George Clooney’s mom Nina has confirmed the A-list actor’s engagement to British barrister Amal Alamuddin. Nina Clooney told the Daily Mail, “You can say I’m extremely happy, Amal’s a lovely girl. I like her very much.”

Clooney, 52, who once famously said he’d “never marry again,” reportedly popped the question Alamuddin, 36, a human rights lawyer, in recent weeks.The couple was spotted having dinner with Clooney’s long-time pals Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber in Malibu last Thursday, and Amal was supposedly wearing the engagement ring.

People was the first to report the engagement news, “George and Amal are trying to keep things very low-key but they also aren’t really trying to hide this,” the mag’s source said.

The couple were first seen together in October of last year and were photographed on safari in Tanzania last month.