Since then, there’s been a flurry of excitement as Amal gets
closer to her expected June birthdate.
"We are really happy and really excited," Clooney told
French film journalist Laurent Weil on his program Rencontres de Cinema on French TV's Canal+ ahead
of the César Awards. "It's going to be an adventure.”
In another interview with French outlet Paris Match , the 55-year-old actor admitted that
he and Amal have been considerably more cautious in anticipation of their
arrival. "How can we not be anxious when faced with this immense
responsibility? To give birth to a child in this world -- nevermind two! We are
very happy, very excited, but also a bit nervous, it's normal," he shared.
Something not quite normal about the couple, however, is
Amal's line of work as an international human rights lawyer, which means
frequently traveling to dangerous destinations. The lawyer has even recently
taken on ISIS on behalf of her client, Nadia Murad, a human trafficking
"We decided to be much more responsible, to avoid the
danger. I will not go to South Sudan anymore and or the Congo [and] Amal will
no longer go to Iraq and she will avoid places where she knows she is not
welcome," George explained. "Before, I did not care. I would even say
that there was a pretty exciting side to going where no reporter had ever been."